Witnesses to the June 27 execution of Samuel Lopez will be allowed to watch as the executioner inserts intravenous lines that will carry the lethal drug to Lopez's body.Read More »
In its fight to curb the influence of public unions, the Goldwater Institute has persuaded a judge to temporarily block Phoenix’s practice of paying police officers to perform union work.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper ruled today that the practice known as “release time” likely violates the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause,” which prohibits government from donating to private entities.
A federal judge today granted a Department of Justice request to seal portions of the evidence in Rep. Ben Arredondo’s political corruption case.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence Anderson said in his written order that the public’s interest in the information is outweighed by the harm that would come if it was disclosed.
A judge has put the brakes on one of the three remaining legal challenges to Arizona's 2010 immigration law because lawyers who brought that case missed several filing deadlines.Read More »
A new motion to seal evidence in the federal bribery case against Rep. Ben Arredondo reveals that another investigation connected the Tempe Democrat is “large scale.”Read More »
Congressman Ed Pastor is among current and former politicians, a mayor, a community college president and a host of life-long friends of Richard Miranda asking a federal judge for leniency when the ex-lawmaker is sentenced June 5.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court has ruled legislation that would overhaul Arizona's pension system is unconstitutional.Read More »
Maricopa County will hire outside counsel to defend itself in the U.S. Department of Justice's racial-profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme will review lower courts' rulings that said the state cannot divert money from proceeds of sales of trust land to help pay for running the Land Department.Read More »
A man charged with participating in a gun smuggling ring is expected to change his plea in the federal government's botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.Read More »