The oral arguments the Arizona Supreme Court heard today on a Phoenix anti-discrimination ordinance centered on a what a message conveys.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court's justices have elected Justice Robert M. Brutinel as their next chief justice and Justice Ann A. Scott Timmer to serve as vice chief justice for five-year terms starting July 1.Read More »
Citing confusing language that could trip up voters, five of Arizona’s Supreme Court justices explained their decision to bar a citizen initiative to raise taxes for education in a ruling released Friday morning.Read More »
Maricopa County Recorder Adrian Fontes, who is heading the office in an election year for the first time, isn’t satisfied with a decades-old system, and he hasn’t been shy about saying so.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that Mark Syms, an independent candidate for the state Senate, cannot appear on the ballot in November.Read More »
Juries are entitled to hear from experts who can explain why domestic violence victims often forgive their attackers, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.Read More »
Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.Read More »
In a rare split decision, the Arizona Supreme Court explained today that a law setting new contribution limits is valid because voters in 1998 would have set specific amounts into statute if they wanted them fixed.Read More »
State lawmakers cannot balance the budget by limiting pension benefit increases for retired judges, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court declined to accept a case challenging the state’s new campaign contribution limits.
In a Tuesday afternoon order, Justice Robert Brutinel wrote that the court would not accept a petition for special action filed by opponents of HB2593, who hoped to bypass the lower courts and go straight to the Supreme Court. Brutinel did not elaborate on the high court’s reason for declining jurisdiction in the case.