There appears to be little doubt lawmakers will have to rewrite a key provision of Arizona’s election laws after a federal judge’s ruling that it is unconstitutional.Read More »
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Arizona has approved an effort designed to push back against the federal government for any actions the state considers unconstitutional.Read More »
Beginning today, pawnbrokers can charge higher interest, bigger prizes will be available at some bars and restaurants, and some cough medicines will be off-limits to minors.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today that a 2010 law adding two at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board is unconstitutional, meaning the candidates for those seats will not be on the 2014 general election ballot.Read More »
The Obama administration officially dropped its challenge Monday to the controversial “papers, please” provision of SB1070.Read More »
Max Ashton is a senior at Brophy College Preparatory with a 4.0 grade point average. He is also blind.Read More »
Bush v. Gore is the ultimate example of politics and law intersecting and it shows how lawyers can affect an election in a dramatic way. But in Arizona, every election cycle brings its own set of controversies to be settled in the courtroom.Read More »
Groups opposed to an Arizona law banning abortions based on the race or sex of the fetus are challenging a ruling that dismissed their suit.Read More »
Supreme Court campaign finance case could change Arizona elections
While Arizona’s higher campaign contribution limits hang in the balance, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court might achieve what the state law’s supporters seek – give people the ability to contribute more to their favorite politicians and allow candidates to raise bigger amounts from backers.
Libertarians, Greens will look to courts if election referendum fails
Even if the referendum drive against the omnibus elections measure HB2305 falls short, Greens and Libertarians may still be able to strike down a requirement in the legislation that dramatically increases the number of signatures they need to get on the ballot.