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Ousted lawmaker takes case to 9th Circuit

Don Shooter awaits a vote by the state House on whether to expel him on Feb. 1, 2018. He was later removed from office by a vote of 56-3. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)

With new legal help, former Rep. Don Shooter is asking the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to give him a chance to prove that his civil rights were violated when he was ousted by colleagues – and to expose what he claims are improper and illegal bidding practices.

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Goddard takes pro-gun stance in Supreme Court case (access required)

After sitting on the sidelines while the U.S. Supreme Court mulled a 2008 landmark gun control case affecting the nation's capital, Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has added his name to a legal brief that asks the court to strike a handgun ban enacted by the city of Chicago.

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