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 »