A white supremacist likely will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal judge sentenced him to 40 years in prison Tuesday for a 2004 bombing that wounded a black city official in suburban Phoenix.Read More »
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A federal judge has rejected a request to reinstate the Tucson Unified School District's suspended ethnic studies classes.Read More »
A coalition of opponents of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law have asked a judge to deny Gov. Jan Brewer's request to consolidate two of the three remaining lawsuits seeking to overturn the law.Read More »
Attorneys for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a federal judge to consolidate two of the three remaining challenges to the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's lawyers urged an appeals court to reverse a ruling that barred his deputies who are enforcing Arizona's immigrant smuggling law from detaining people based solely on the suspicion that they're in the country illegally.Read More »
Three prisoners took their case to the Arizona Court of Appeals Friday, arguing that the statute governing lethal injection violates the separation of powers doctrine because the Legislature delegated its authority over executions to the executive branch. They also argue that they aren’t left with any legal recourse if the Department of Corrections changes its execution procedures.Read More »
A judge is considering arguments over whether to block enforcement of an element of Arizona's immigration enforcement law that was allowed to take effect.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to take a new legal position in the wake of a federal judge saying Brewer's lawsuit on the legality of Arizona's medical marijuana law is in jeopardy.Read More »
A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proclamations declaring a state "day of prayer."Read More »
Lawyers for Arizona death-row inmates say the state is ignoring provisions in its own protocol on conducting injection executions.
A trial begun Monday in federal court examines claims that Arizona's execution practices violate inmates' rights by threatening to subject them to unconstitutional pain and suffering.