Apr 15, 2015

ACLU becomes involved in gay adoptions dispute

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona said Thursday it will sue Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery unless he changes course and begins to provide gay couples with mandated adoption services.

Nov 13, 2013

Advocates press on, despite grim 2013 outlook for immigration reform

Immigration overhaul advocates said they will keep fighting, despite a House Republican leader’s comment last week that there is not enough time left on this year’s legislative calendar to act on the issue.

Nov 12, 2013

Empowerment Scholarship Account program generates controversy

Max Ashton is a senior at Brophy College Preparatory with a 4.0 grade point average. He is also blind.

Arizona marijuana law to be tested in court
Nov 11, 2013

Arizona targets lax medical marijuana doctors

Arizona health officials are looking to root out physicians who are improperly recommending medical marijuana for patients who claim to suffer from chronic pain.

Nov 5, 2013

Small cadre of attorneys share spotlight where law and politics collide

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.

Oct 9, 2013

Grijalva among scores arrested at Capitol in immigration rally

Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva was arrested Tuesday with nearly 200 other protesters outside the Capitol after a daylong rally to demand congressional action on comprehensive immigration reform.

Jul 30, 2013

Keep the momentum moving forward

Over the past nearly six years, I’ve witnessed a system of care that is making progress. There are still aspects of the service delivery that I think need continued, focused work; but, much forward momentum has been achieved, and the people served are benefitting. The key point here is that things are moving in the right direction.