During the session, opponents warned lawmakers that Laws 2013, Chapter 62 (H2600: judicial nominees; minimum reqs; records) was going to wind up in court, and now it’s looking like it might be one of the first pieces of legislation from the session to be the subject of a lawsuit.Read More »
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A court proceeding on a misdemeanor hit-and-run charge against Arizona Attorney Tom Horne is being postponed again and his lawyer says he is trying to reach a settlement with prosecutors.Read More »
Two cousins who accidentally started the largest wildfire in Arizona history will have to pay more than $3.7 million in restitution to those whose homes were destroyed or suffered other losses, a federal judge said Thursday.Read More »
A federal judge today put Arizona’s law banning Medicaid funding for abortion providers on hold until a legal challenge to the law goes to trial.Read More »
The validity of an Arizona law permitting medical marijuana will be tested in court. The Arizona Republic reports a Maricopa County Superior Court judge is set to hear arguments Friday afternoon from state and county prosecutors that the voter-approved law interferes with federal drug law.Read More »
A Maricopa County judge threw out a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s congressional maps, ruling that the complaint was too long-winded and contained reams of irrelevant information.Read More »
An appeals court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that prevents police from enforcing a lesser-known part of the state's immigration law.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, faces a sentence ranging from probation to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty this morning to two felony counts related to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.Read More »
Attorneys for a business run by Rep. Kate Brophy McGee’s husband persuaded a judge to seal court records in an ongoing lawsuit on the grounds that it could harm her re-election chances.
But they also contend that her political career is being used to blackmail and extort the business of her husband, Bob McGee.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is appealing a ruling that prevents police from enforcing a little-known section of the state's 2010 immigration law.Read More »