jury, jurors, Supreme Court, David Morgan, criminal cases
Feb 28, 2023

Supreme Court rejects bid to reveal jurors’ names to public

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the publisher of the Cochise County Record that there is a First Amendment right of the public to know not only who is sitting on a jury but even those being considered to serve.

Lake, Hobbs, gubernatorial, election, ballots, Trump, Ciscomani, Engel, ballots, general election, lawsuit, election contest, Maricopa County, ballots, ink,
Dec 19, 2022

Judge dismisses majority of claims in Lake’s election contest lawsuit

A judge dismissed eight of the ten claims in Kari Lake’s election contest lawsuit, allowing two counts claiming violations of ballot chain of custody and alleging printer interference in Maricopa County to go forward in an evidentiary hearing.  

Feb 27, 2022

How fake electors tried to reverse results 

State attorneys general and the House committee investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol are digging deeper into the role that fake slates of electors played in Donald Trump’s desperate effort to cling to power after his defeat in the 2020 presidential election.   Electors in seven battleground states signed certificates falsely stating that Trump, […]

Feb 7, 2022

Romley blasts Adel, morale at Maricopa County Attorney’s Office

A mentor and predecessor of Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel says her office is in turmoil as questions about her ability to deal with her sobriety issues mount.  Former county attorney Rick Romley tells The Arizona Republic that members of her office have told him morale is at an all-time low.  “They say she is […]

Jan 31, 2022

Sen. Leach looks to protect lawyers with SB1566

Saying the lawyer discipline process has been “weaponized” as a political tool, a veteran Republican lawmaker is moving to give people second thoughts before filing complaints against their attorneys.  And it all comes as Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and the Arizona Board of Regents each are asking the State Bar of Arizona to impose […]

Google, Brnovich, privacy, location, settlement
Jan 27, 2022

AG Brnovich gets OK from judge to haul Google into court

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Jan 25, 2022

Cyber Ninjas records in local data center may expire at month’s end

During a Maricopa County Superior Court hearing Tuesday, Senate attorney Kory Langhofer told Judge Michael Kemp a Phoenix-area data center likely holds court-ordered information on the Cyber Ninjas audit.

Jan 20, 2022

Pressure builds on Brnovich to act 

Once derided as “useless” by figures near Donald Trump for shooting down election conspiracy theories, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has maintained a cautious silence as he faces another round of calls for action from his own party related the 2020 election audit.  “We’re now anxiously waiting for Attorney General Brnovich and hopefully he’s going to […]

Chris DeRose (Photo by Carmen Forman/Arizona Capitol Times)
Apr 23, 2018

Chris DeRose: Court clerk by day, historian by night

Attorney Chris DeRose stepped into a new role as clerk of the Superior Court for Maricopa County last month, the first attorney to hold the position.

Mar 6, 2017

Attorney with criminal record to serve as special prosecutor

Gary Husk, a lawyer with a criminal record who also figured in a scandal involving the Fiesta Bowl has been selected to serve as a special prosecutor in two death-penalty homicide cases in Pinal County.

Jan 18, 2017

Acting US attorney named for Arizona

An acting U.S. attorney for Arizona has been named now that the state's top federal prosecutor has stepped down.

Nov 16, 2015

In new legal practice, Kory Langhofer battles the ‘hubris’ of government

The 20th century thinker G.K. Chesterton once likened democracy to blowing one’s nose: You ought to do it yourself, even if you do it badly.