The Arizona Court of Appeals overturned a Superior Court judge’s ruling, saying legislators must abide by a voter mandate to increase K-12 education funding to account for inflation.Read More »
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More than two years after voters narrowly approved the Arizona Medical Marijuana Act, certified patients will be able to buy marijuana from a state-authorized dispensary.Read More »
A federal judge will hear arguments Friday on a request to move a civil rights lawsuit against two polygamous towns out of Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Friday that the Legislature can sweep money from a workers’ compensation fund that provides additional awards for catastrophically injured workers.Read More »
Many Arizona voters seem to have done their homework before deciding the fate of dozens of judges on the November ballot.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 »
TUCSON — A Pima County Superior Court judge has abruptly resigned from the bench and court officials had to scramble to re-assign his cases. The Arizona Daily Star reports Judge pro tem Jose H. Robles tendered his resignation Friday. It was effective immediately.Read More »
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 »
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 new court ruling says Arizona judges can tell trial juries to consider lesser charges against a defendant even if the defense and prosecution object.Read More »