defense attorneys

Pima County, mistrial, Tucson, Christopher M. Clements, Isabel Celis, Maribel Gonzalez, sex offender
Mar 6, 2023

Mistrial declared in Tucson for man charged in girl’s death

A mistrial was declared after a jury in southern Arizona was unable to reach a verdict on a murder charge against a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl.

grand jury, City of Tucson, Pima County Superior Court jury, Tucson police officer, Walmart, excessive use of force, Laura Conover
Jan 13, 2023

2nd jury fails to indict ex-Tucson cop who killed suspect

A second grand jury has opted not to indict a fired Tucson police officer for manslaughter after he fatally shot a shoplifting suspect who used a motorized wheelchair.

lawsuit, Pima County, apartment, fatal shooting
May 8, 2017

Defense attorneys take aim at law governing interaction with crime victims

Defense attorneys allege in a federal suit filed today that an Arizona law blocking them from speaking with crime victims and their relatives violates the First Amendment.

In this March 5, 2008 file photo shows Rep. Rick Renzi, R-Ariz., right, facing a 35 count indictment, listens to his lead attorney Reid Weingarten after his arraignment, during a news conference at U.S. District Court in Tucson, Ariz. Renzi pleaded not guilty in his initial court appearance. A jury has begun hearing testimony in the trial of former Congressman Rick Renzi in federal court in Tucson. The Arizona Republican is accused of siphoning money from clients of his insurance agency to pay for personal and political expenses. He's also accused of trying to engineer a land swap for personal gain. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Jul 11, 2013

Renzi asks judge to reverse his convictions

Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi have asked a judge to reverse the former congressman's convictions a month ago on public corruption, money laundering and other charges.

Arizona's Attorney General Tom Horne files lawsuit against drug wholesaler
May 24, 2013

AG would get $500,000 from indigent defense fund to prosecute death penalty cases

The spending proposal that passed the Senate on May 16 allows the Arizona Attorney General’s Office to tap into a state fund for indigent defendants to pay for prosecuting certain death-penalty proceedings.