A law passed by the Arizona Legislature this year was so obviously unconstitutional that the Arizona Supreme Court skipped oral arguments in a lawsuit against it and struck down the law.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to fast-track a legal challenge to a law giving the governor a larger selection in appointing judges.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments voted unanimously Monday to be a neutral defendant in a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands the pool of judicial nominees is unconstitutional.Read More »
Having a Dream Team of six former state Supreme Court justices brings more than just brain power to a lawsuit seeking to strike down a new law giving the governor a larger pool for appointing judges.Read More »
A state commission on Monday interviews nine applicants for an Arizona Supreme Court opening.Read More »
The state’s solicitor general and the chief judge, of the Arizona Court of Appeals are among 14 applicants vying to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court.Read More »
It seems few people are interested in signing up for a full-time, unpaid job that will immediately make them one of the most controversial people in the state.
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments, which is tasked with nominating candidates for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, has only received four applications for the vacant chairman’s post, and one is likely ineligible.
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will delve a little deeper into the backgrounds of its next crop of redistricting commission applicants.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments will hold an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss the replacement process for ousted Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis. The judicial nominating panel will meet at 1 p.m. at the Arizona State Courts Building.Read More »
The conservative principle of eliminating judicial merit selection now has a poster child for Sen. Ron Gould, a Lake Havasu City Republican, who on Jan. 31 filed a stack of proposals to change how Arizona chooses its judges.Read More »