Arizona's new ban on most abortions beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy crosses a clear line on what U.S. Supreme Court rulings permit, an abortion-rights advocate told a federal judge Wednesday, while a prosecutor argued the ban is justified to protect women and fetuses.Read More »
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The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.
In its fight to curb the influence of public unions, the Goldwater Institute has persuaded a judge to temporarily block Phoenix’s practice of paying police officers to perform union work.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper ruled today that the practice known as “release time” likely violates the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause,” which prohibits government from donating to private entities.
A panel of three federal judges will hear a lawsuit challenging Arizona's map of new legislative districts.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections hasn't violated the rights of death-row prisoners in its execution process, a federal judge ruled today.Read More »
Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox said on the witness stand today that her ordeal with former County Attorney Andrew Thomas has made her question whether to run for re-election in 2012.Read More »
A long-time judge on the Yavapai County bench has died. The Daily Courier reports Judge Thomas Lindberg died Saturday from a brain tumor. He was 58.Read More »
The judge considering challenges to Arizona's immigration enforcement law is scheduled to hear arguments Friday over the Arizona Legislature's request to join the governor in helping to defend the law.Read More »
Mark H. Brain has been appointed as a judge in Maricopa County Superior Court.Read More »
Arizona Supreme Court Presiding Disciplinary Judge William O'Neil today laid the groundwork for the upcoming case that could result in Thomas and two of his former deputy prosecutors being disbarred.Read More »