This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »
Arizona politics not only kept courts busy in 2012, but led to a landmark case in June when the U.S. Supreme Court gutted the state’s most prominent immigration policy.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined a request by a former Maricopa County prosecutor to let her continue practicing law until the court rules on an appeal of her disbarment.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court's presiding disciplinary judge has denied to stay a disbarment order for former Maricopa County prosecutor Lisa Aubuchon.Read More »
A former Maricopa County prosecutor disbarred for her role in pushing three failed investigations of public officials in court is seeking an immediate stay. Lawyers for Lisa Aubuchon say she's entitled to an appeal before the Arizona Supreme Court.Read More »
The county won't defend former Maricopa County Andrew Thomas and two former prosecutors if they appeal an ethics panel decision to take away their law licenses. Thomas has until Friday to appeal last week's ruling.Read More »
The panel that disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas found he conspired with Sheriff Joe Arpaio to commit crimes, a fact that the sheriff will likely have to contend with as federal investigators look into whether he abused his power.Read More »
A disciplinary panel disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and his former deputy Lisa Aubuchon today, calling the former prosecutors unscrupulous, hypocritical and self-centered. A third former deputy, Rachel Alexander, was suspended for six months and one day.Read More »
A three-person panel is scheduled Tuesday to decide the attorney discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.Read More »
Attorneys seeking the disbarment of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and one of his deputies say in written closing arguments filed today that no other penalty for the former prosecutors will repair the damage they caused.
“About a year after Thomas assumed office as County Attorney, it became clear that he had lost all objectivity about his role as a lawyer and as County Attorney,” Gleason wrote.