The Arizona Supreme Court has refused to delay the upcoming executions of two Arizona death-row inmates.Read More »
Lawmakers made a difficult decision when they cut more than $200 million from the state’s health care system for the poor, but doing so wasn’t unconstitutional, Senate President Russell Pearce and House Speaker Andy Tobin argued yesterday in a brief opposing a lawsuit that aims to block the cuts.Read More »
At attorney again sought to delay next week's scheduled execution of an Arizona death-row inmate who was convicted of molesting and killing a 9-year-old Yuma girl in 1988.Read More »
Citing the Arizona Constitution, a 2000 ballot measure and even a dictionary definition of the word “available,” attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer have asked the Arizona Supreme Court to reject a lawsuit filed by a liberal advocacy group against an upcoming Medicaid enrollment freeze.Read More »
The struggle to stop a radical new system for determining child support in Arizona began on a fathers’ rights website, but don’t call the men and women who engaged in the fight “fathers’ rights” activists.Read More »
A former Tucson city judge was suspended from practicing law for two years after an investigation showed he sexually harassed female lawyers.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.
The Arizona Supreme Court rejected a death-row inmate’s request to postpone his execution any longer Wednesday.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 »
The Arizona Supreme Court has halted the planned execution of inmate Donald Beaty, who was scheduled to be given a lethal injection Wednesday morning for the rape and murder of a 13-year-old Tempe girl in 1984.Read More »