federal judge

Border Patrol, deaths, detention, border, Title 42
May 22, 2023

Death of 8-year-old girl in Border Patrol custody highlights challenges providing medical care

The recent deaths of an 8-year-old Panamanian girl and 17-year-old boy from Honduras who were under U.S. government supervision have again raised questions about how prepared authorities are to handle medical emergencies suffered by migrants arriving in the U.S., especially as agencies struggle with massive overcrowding at facilities along the southern border.

Arizona Christian University, Washington Elementary School District, Alliance Defending Freedom, judge
Apr 11, 2023

Christian university wants judge to order district to continue student-teacher contract

Arizona Christian University wants a federal judge to order Washington Elementary School District into an additional year of their student-teacher contract and enjoin the district from “discriminating” against the university.

firearms, Tucson, Yuma, Mexico, lawsuit, judge, Yuma, Phoenix, border, gun dealers, cartels
Jan 30, 2023

Gun dealers fighting Mexico’s claim they’re responsible for violence

Attorneys for five Arizona gun dealers are asking a federal judge to toss out a claim by the Mexican government that they are responsible for violence in that country. In a new court filing, the team of lawyers says nothing in the complaint alleges any evidence that the weapons sold by the five companies -- three in Tucson, one in Yuma and one in Phoenix -- actually were used by Mexican cartels in[...]

voting, elections, Hobbs, Bolton, Republican, CongressArizona Asian American Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander for Equity Coalition, Brnovich, citizenship
Sep 20, 2022

Hobbs tells judge there is merit to claims laws could interfere with people’s voting rights

The state's chief election officer is telling a federal judge there is merit to claims that two new laws could interfere with the rights of some people to register and vote.

Mar 13, 2017

Arpaio to take second try at disqualifying judge from racial profiling case

Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio plans to resume his bid to get a federal judge disqualified from a racial profiling case even though the lawman has been out of office for more than two months.

Jan 30, 2017

McCain and Flake take lead in opposing immigration ban

Arizona’s two U.S. senators quickly emerged as the leading Republican opposition to President Donald Trump’s order suspending the admission of all refugees for 120 days and blocking the entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.

Feb 13, 2015

Bill would redefine political committee to address constitutional issue

The legal wilderness that Arizona’s campaign finance regulations have encountered since a federal judge struck down a key statute last year may be nearing an end.

Aug 13, 2014

Court says transgender man entitled to divorce despite complications

A transgender man is entitled to get a divorce in Arizona from his wife even though he kept his uterus and bore children with her, the state Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2014

State asks judge to throw out inmates’ lawsuit, saying it ‘borders on the ridiculous’

The state is asking federal judge to throw out a lawsuit filed on behalf of more than 34,000 inmates, saying there's no evidence each and every prisoner is at risk.

Jun 3, 2014

Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

The nation's strictest rules on the use of abortion medication will continue to be blocked while a lawsuit against them plays out in court.

May 20, 2014

Federal judge rejects Green Party’s bid to qualify for 2014 ballot

A federal judge has rebuffed a last minute – and untimely – bid by the Arizona Green Party to get itself and its candidates on this year’s ballot.

May 7, 2014

Judge skeptical of Green Party pleas

A federal judge said that efforts by the Green Party to qualify for a place on the Arizona ballot this year may be legally insufficient.