The nation’s highest court has determined there is room for states to enforce federal immigration laws regarding employment, a ruling that proponents and critics are now parsing for any indication on how the Supreme Court will view SB1070.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to suspend or revoke the business licenses of companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants, paving the way for other states to establish similar systems.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court rejected a death-row inmate’s request to postpone his execution any longer Wednesday.Read More »
A federal judge has ruled that the suspect in the Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is mentally incompetent to stand trial, putting the criminal case on hold indefinitely.Read More »
The suspect in the Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords has been removed from a court hearing after am outburst during the proceedings.Read More »
A lawyer for death-row inmate Donald Beaty argued today that his execution should be delayed one to two months so the defense can investigate whether switching one of the drugs used in executions is constitutional.Read More »
Teachers unions and advocacy groups that sunk Arizona’s private school voucher system two years ago haven’t made any moves to strike down its successor, even though they say it is blatantly unconstitutional.
But school choice advocates say they followed the instruction of an Arizona Supreme Court justice and the previous program’s critics in crafting the new system, which will allow it to withstand the inevitable lawsuit.
Arizona’s years-long crusade to lead the nation in school choice policies hit perhaps its greatest roadblock in 2009, when the Arizona Supreme Court ruled that a limited voucher program violated a constitutional ban on providing state money to private or sectarian schools.Read More »
The attorney-discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies will be heard in September and October.Read More »
Attorney Tim Hogan said he will file his long-awaited lawsuit against an upcoming round of Medicaid cuts by the end of month, giving the courts a chance to stop the proposal before the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System can implement a partial enrollment freeze on July 1.Read More »