Arizona has taken the U.S. Supreme Court’s advice to sidestep its ruling against the state, but there’s a catch. In doing so, it would be appealing to an effectively non-existent federal commission.Read More »
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Supreme Court justices disagreed Monday over whether states can require would-be voters to prove they are U.S. citizens before using a federal registration system designed to make signing up easier.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona's SB1070 commended the U.S. Supreme Court today for upholding a key provision in the immigration law that they say is its most important section.Read More »
Kagan’s recusal creates possibility of tie vote
The last oral argument of the U.S. Supreme Court’s term was an explosive one, as the justices considered whether SB1070 is preempted by federal law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has picked a prominent Washington lawyer to argue Arizona's U.S. Supreme Court appeal of lower court rulings blocking implementation provisions of an illegal immigration law.Read More »
Arizona’s two most esteemed jurists were pioneers in their own right, opening the door for women to courts of the highest level.
Both icons — Sandra Day O’Connor and Lorna E. Lockwood — also served in the Arizona Legislature.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor continues to hear cases in U.S. appeals courts, while also playing a role in public policy issues. Her critics say she should do one or the other, but not both.Read More »
The Supreme Court rejected a challenge Monday to an Arizona tax break that directs millions of dollars to private religious schools.Read More »
The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to sustain an Arizona law that threatens to take away the licenses of businesses that knowingly hire workers who are in the United States illegally.Read More »
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia said on Oct. 26 those who want legal interpretations to view the U.S. Constitution through modern-day lenses are seeking "rigidity," not flexibility to fit contemporary times.Read More »