Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and six other sheriff's officials are scheduled to be deposed in the coming weeks in a lawsuit that accuses deputies of racially profiling Hispanics in immigration patrols.Read More »
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When a person is sued, it’s a given that they should be able to hire legal representation. When you’re an elected sheriff and the ACLU sues you, that need is even more imperative. However, an Oct. 15 article by Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jeremy Duda might give readers the impression that I don’t have that right.Read More »
Lawmakers seeking to join a lawsuit to stop a casino in Glendale are casting their fight as a state's rights issue, but the city is the one paying the bills.Read More »
There's reportedly a settlement in a lawsuit filed on behalf of a Coconino County woman who wants to wear a tea party T-shirt when going to vote on Nov. 2.Read More »
A lawsuit has been filed by opponents of a new Arizona law aimed at eliminating the ethnic studies program at the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
A federal magistrate plans to hold a hearing Wednesday in a Phoenix courtroom on whether to order Coconino County election officials to allow a woman to wear a tea party T-shirt to polls on Nov. 2.Read More »
A Phoenix-based conservative think tank has filed a federal lawsuit to ensure voters get to wear their tea party T-shirts at the polls.Read More »
Lawyers for Gov. Jan Brewer are asking a federal judge to dismiss one of the five pending lawsuits challenging the state's controversial law targeting illegal immigration.Read More »
Former lawmaker Steve May announced Sept. 13 he is terminating his campaign for the House in Legislative District 17. May got on the November ballot after winning a spot in the primary as a write-in candidate. His presence as a Republican in the swing district that spans Tempe and Scottsdale posed a threat to two Democratic challengers.
The openly gay former lawmaker gained recent headlines for his brazen acknowledgement that he helped four "street people" get on the ballot as Green Party candidates.
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Less than a day after a federal judge said they had the right to stay on the ballot, three alleged "sham" Green Party candidates withdrew from their races.Read More »