The Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys Advisory Council, or APAAC, has begun a review of Title 13 and all of the criminal provisions in the 45 other titles, said Kim MacEachern, the group’s staff attorney.Read More »
Arizona, other states retaliate against ‘revenge porn’
Sparked by a new law approved by the California legislature this fall, Arizona is one of several states where lawmakers are proposing bills to criminalize “revenge porn.”
A small group of lobbyists with Husk Partners met in an office in 2009 at the firm as allegations of a Fiesta Bowl scandal involving illegal political contributions swirled.
Lobbyists John MacDonald, Dana Paschke and Dean Miller made a pact of sorts as they looked over the statute outlawing reimbursement of contributions, according to a search warrant affidavit that provides details of an investigation into the firm’s recently indicted head, Gary Husk.
Mysterious visits to south Phoenix home became catalyst for new elections law
Rey Valenzuela was at his home in south Phoenix during election season last year when a young man, clipboard in hand, knocked on his door and asked for his wife.
A magistrate is scheduled to try Arizona Parks Director Bryan Martyn on Oct. 18 on a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge stemming from a March 10 shoving dispute at a park.Read More »
Officials in Maricopa County accepted $2.2 million in reimbursement from the federal government for the costs of jailing illegal immigrants convicted of a felony or two misdemeanors in violations of state or local laws.Read More »
Sen. Scott Bundgaard, the Peoria Republican who is facing misdemeanor charges over a physical scuffle with his then-girlfriend in February, has entered a “not guilty” plea.Read More »
Four months after police detained him in a late-night altercation with his girlfriend on the side of the freeway, Phoenix city prosecutors filed misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Sen. Scott Bundgaard.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a drunken-driving bill that ends misdemeanor DUI defendants' automatic right to a jury trial for a first offense and eases potential penalties those offenders face.Read More »
A former Tucson state lawmaker has been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to forging petition signatures in his attempt to get on the 2008 general election ballot.Read More »