A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is prepared to rule in favor of a special fund that was swept in 2009 to balance the state budget, but he is not likely to order the Legislature to return the nearly $20 million it took.Read More »
A judge has upheld Pima County's ban on consumer fireworks.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court refused to hear a lawsuit against the impending cuts to the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, but attorney Tim Hogan is hoping he’ll fare better in Superior Court.Read More »
A liberal advocacy group is asking the Arizona Court of Appeals to reject the Arizona State Land Department’s request to continue using a funding mechanism that a lower court found to be unconstitutional.Read More »
Terry Decker’s knowledge and interest in child support issues is unquestionable. He easily cites family-law statutes and court rules as he enthusiastically talks about the most intricate details of the subject.
His history of violence is also unquestionable. In 2008 he pled guilty to aggravated assault and interference with or disruption of an educational facility for an incident in which he punched a teacher while taking his children out of school, in violation of his custody agreement.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that police cannot search a person’s home for their own protection without a warrant unless they have specific facts to support a reasonable belief there is danger lurking.Read More »
Former Maricopa County prosecutor Lisa Aubuchon has filed an appeal of her termination in Superior Court.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer announced the appointments Friday of James Blomo and Gerry Porter to the court's bench. They fill the vacancies created by the recent retirements of judges Robert Budoff and Edward Burke.Read More »
A judge has ruled that cameras will be allowed in the attorney discipline proceedings of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and one of his former deputies, despite objections from the pair that the cameras would hinder the proceedings.Read More »
Voters will decide this November whether to change the way Arizona selects appellate judges and how Maricopa and Pima counties select Superior Court judges by giving the governor more control over the process while diminishing the State Bar of Arizona’s role.Read More »