Only four women have served on the Arizona Supreme Court. But Justice Ann Scott Timmer found the one silver lining to the state’s gross underrepresentation at its highest court: “The good news is I’m in the top five of all time.”Read More »
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sided with a Mexican immigrant who faced deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with his underage girlfriend.Read More »
The Supreme Court has declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.Read More »
Arizona cannot deny bail to certain people charged with crimes simply because they are here illegally, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled today.Read More »
Supreme Court decision could reach a broader group affected by President Obama's executive order on immigrationRead More »
The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon refused to hold up a federal appellate court ruling which voided an Arizona law denying bail to some people not in this country legally.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on an Arizona case Tuesday and found that death-row prisoners don’t have to be mentally competent while their appeals are pending in federal court.Read More »
Arizona’s two most esteemed jurists were pioneers in their own right, opening the door for women to courts of the highest level.
Both icons — Sandra Day O’Connor and Lorna E. Lockwood — also served in the Arizona Legislature.
Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor continues to hear cases in U.S. appeals courts, while also playing a role in public policy issues. Her critics say she should do one or the other, but not both.Read More »