The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling.Read More »
A federal appeals court ruled Friday that Peabody Western Coal Co. can give preference to Navajo tribal members when making hiring decisions for mines on the Navajo Nation.Read More »
The decision about whether Navajo Nation presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks Navajo fluently enough to be on the ballot is headed back to a lower tribal court after a Navajo Nation Supreme court ruling Friday.Read More »
The American Civil Liberties Union warned Arizona lawmakers it had problems with a bill designed to criminalize “revenge porn,” and are now those problems are the basis of a court challenge arguing that the law is unconstitutional.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that affirmed the Citizens Clean Elections Commission’s authority to investigate campaign finance allegations against him.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s general counsel Joe Sciarrotta will go from the Ninth Floor to the bench when his boss leaves office next year.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.
An out-of-state law firm is representing an Arizona First Amendment advocacy group that hopes to convince a federal judge that the state’s execution procedures are unconstitutional and the state should be required to provide information on the prolonged execution of an Arizona inmate.Read More »
Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor said Wednesday it's critical to the future of democracy to prepare school students for citizenship.Read More »