The Arizona Supreme Court will hear arguments July 23 in a case that the opposing parties say will alter the balance of power between voters and the Legislature.Read More »
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The Legislature violated the state Constitution by combining a comprehensive homeowners association bill with a minor elections bill in the last hours of the 2013 session, a public-interest law firm alleges in a lawsuit filed July 16.
The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, suing on behalf of two HOA activists, is asking Maricopa County Superior Court to declare SB1454 unconstitutional because it violates the Constitution’s same-subject rule.
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge expressed skepticism over the county attorney’s authority to pursue alleged campaign finance violations by Attorney General Tom Horne, putting the future of the case in question as the state’s top law enforcement officer and a key aide prepare to fight the charges in court.Read More »
A judge has blocked Phoenix from paying police officers for union work they have been doing while on duty.Read More »
Unlikely allies are teaming up to fight the city of Phoenix's 2010 decision to remove 50 pro-gun advertisements from city bus shelters.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 »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled that a law reducing pension benefits for members of the judiciary violates the Arizona Constitution, but only for those who were on the bench before 2000.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled Monday the state can ban foot-flesh eating fish from pedicures because they can’t be disinfected. Judge George Foster rejected the arguments from Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute that fish pedicures are different from traditional pedicure practices and they should be regulated differently.Read More »
A series of court rulings issued late last week in two lawsuits against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission further pave the path for Republican litigants who hope to prove the commission illegally created maps to favor Democrats.Read More »