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 »
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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 »
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Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a federal judge to take over a lawsuit by an employee who claims he retaliated against her for reporting alleged campaign finance violations to the FBI.Read More »
Maricopa County asked the Arizona Supreme Court today to rule on whether federal drug laws supersede Arizona’s medical marijuana law.Read More »
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 »
Attorneys defending the state’s redistricting commission against allegations of open meeting law violations are touting an appellate court decision today as a victory. So is the county prosecutor who pursued the allegations.Read More »
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 »
The last of several lawsuits spawned by sweeps of dozens of specialized funds to balance the budget in 2009 was resolved with a Court of Appeals decision on Nov. 23 allowing the Legislature to raid workers’ compensation funds.Read More »