Supreme Court dismisses Arizona’s last-ditch attempt to preserve Title 42
The Supreme Court has formally dismissed an Arizona-led effort to preserve Title 42, the pandemic-era immigration restriction that was officially ended by the Biden administration last week.
Mayes tells Supreme Court no one has legal standing to defend old abortion law
The legal right of Arizona women to have an abortion could turn on the question of whether anyone still has legal standing to argue that the procedure should once again be all but outlawed, as it was in territorial days.
Court upholds ruling declaring GOP lawsuit after 2020 election was groundless
The state Court of Appeals has upheld a ruling declaring a lawsuit filed by the Arizona Republican Party after the 2020 election was groundless and filed in bad faith and ordering the party to pay more than $18,000 in legal fees.
Iowa man pleads guilty in Arizona election threats case
An Iowa man pleaded guilty Thursday to threatening two Arizona officials in messages that mentioned discredited allegations of fraud in the 2020 election.
Court won’t order execution of Gunches
What started as Aaron Gunches' wish for his own execution has slowly swirled into a loaded political microcosm, pulling top state officials, multiple Corrections administrations and justice groups into its orbit.
Lake still believes she can meet burden of proving election results tainted
A spokesman for the failed Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake told Capitol Media Services Lake still believes, even with the restrictions the Arizona Supreme Court has imposed, she can meet her burden of proving the counting of election results was tainted and the outcome should be declared void.
House close to passing Kavanagh’s bill requiring AG to defend all laws
A bill is moving through the House that would require the state attorney general to defend all laws passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor, regardless of the attorney general’s opinion of the constitutionality of a law.
Hobbs blasted for plans to defy execution order
Gov. Katie Hobbs is facing heavy pushback from a victim's sister and a powerful county prosecutor for her plans to defy a court order to execute a prisoner next month for his conviction in a 2002 killing.
Law outlawing abortions for fetal genetic defects cases won’t go undefended
A law outlawing abortions in cases of fetal genetic defects will not go undefended in court.
Mayes reverses ruling on income-source discrimination
Attorney General Kris Mayes reversed former Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s opinion that city ordinances banning income source-based discrimination violate state law, but it’s not clear if she has the authority to do so.
Phoenix City Council bans ‘source of income’ discrimination for renters, home buyers
The Phoenix City Council has given overwhelming approval to a measure that would prevent landlords and property owners from discriminating against renters or buyers who rely on public assistance for income.
State won’t carry out execution after warrant issued
Arizona won’t execute the state’s only inmate on death row even after the Arizona Supreme Court issued a death warrant in the case, Gov. Katie Hobbs said on Friday.