The Arizona Supreme Court decided Nov. 21 to leave intact the criminal record of a death row inmate who died of natural causes before his case ended.Read More »
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Max Ashton is a senior at Brophy College Preparatory with a 4.0 grade point average. He is also blind.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court heard oral arguments today on whether the Legislature intended to keep the roads free from unimpaired people who have metabolites of illegal drugs in their system.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin asked the Arizona Supreme Court to lift an injunction against new campaign contributionlimits passed by the Legislature.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin will ask the Arizona Supreme Court to allow the state’s higher new campaign contribution limits to go into effect, saving a lower court argument that the old limits are unconstitutional for another day.Read More »
Relatively few private attorneys want to become judges in Arizona
Stagnant salaries and diminished retirement benefits keep private attorneys from joining Arizona’s bench, which is becoming unbalanced by increasing numbers of former government lawyers, said a lobbyist for Arizona judges.
The Arizona Court of Appeals blocked Arizona’s new campaign contribution limits, reversing a trial judge’s ruling and putting a halt to a month of fundraising under the higher limits.Read More »
Arizona tries to conceal identity of firm that makes chemical for lethal injections
Masks are synonymous with executioners. So in keeping with that tradition, the Arizona Department of Corrections tried to follow other states and extend anonymity to the company that makes the chemical used in lethal injections.
The referendum drive against an elections bill passed by the Legislature in June will have a tough standard to meet if it goes to court. Referendums in Arizona are subject to a judicial standard known as strict compliance, which requires ...Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »