New allegations that the governor’s office has tried to influence Board of Executive Clemency decisions surfaced today from the attorney of a prisoner who is about to be executed.Read More »
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Before the Office of Administrative Hearings begins proceedings in the campaign finance case against Tom Horne, a Maricopa County judge will first determine whether County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s office actually has the authority to prosecute the attorney general.Read More »
Before the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office can try to win its campaign finance fight against Tom Horne and Kathleen Winn, it’ll have to win the fight over whether it can prosecute the attorney general and his ally in the first place.Read More »
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A lawyer representing Attorney General Tom Horne’s alleged co-conspirator in his campaign finance case is arguing the case should be dismissed because the Secretary of State’s Office did not have the authority to bypass Horne and send it directly to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.Read More »
Vandalism, intimidation and cyber threats plagued Maricopa Elections Department during vote counting
In the days following the election, the Maricopa County Elections Department endured harassment, vandalism and a possible cyber attack – all while the office was trying to count a record number of votes left over from Election Day.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 »
An investigator appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court will release findings today of an investigation into alleged ethical violations of Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies. At stake are their licenses to practice law.Read More »
Bill Montgomery took his oath of office for Maricopa County Attorney Nov. 22, inheriting a two-year vicious power struggle between his office and the Board of Supervisors.Read More »
Chandler Mayor Boyd Dunn announced his run for Maricopa County Attorney May 11, selling himself as the only candidate without ties or obligations to the former administration or Board of Supervisors.Read More »