Supreme Court of the United States

Jun 24, 2014

Lawmakers, business groups urge reversal of Medicaid ruling

Supporters of Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan urged the Arizona Supreme Court to reverse an appellate court’s ruling that a group of Republican lawmakers has standing to challenge the constitutionality of the program.

May 2, 2014

Republicans lose case, but still win on redistricting

Republicans lost a federal court case seeking to force a redraw of Arizona’s legislative district map. But the status quo might not be so bad for the GOP.

3 Arizona cases go before U.S. Supreme Court
Dec 7, 2012

High court declines to take Arizona domestic partner case

The U.S. Supreme Court will not review Arizona’s policy of denying benefits for domestic partners of state employees.

Dec 5, 2012

Court: Prop 204 clerical error didn’t confuse voters

The clerical error that led to two different versions of a ballot measure was an honest mistake that did not confuse voters, and thus didn’t warrant Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s decision to bar measure from going to voters, the Supreme Court said in an opinion published today.

Sep 18, 2012

SB1070 injunction lifted, can go into effect immediately

A judge in Phoenix ruled today that police can immediately start enforcing the most contentious section of the state's immigration law, marking the first time officers can carry out the so-called "show me your papers" provision.

Sep 14, 2012

Civil rights groups make another bid to block part of SB1070

Civil rights groups have asked a federal appeals court to prevent the most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law from taking effect.

Sep 13, 2012

Injunction sought in Arizona immigration case

Opponents have asked a federal judge to delay Arizona authorities from enforcing the most contentious section of the state's heavily debated immigration law.

Sep 6, 2012

AZ Supreme Court sends Top Two initiative to ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the top-two primary initiative can go to the November ballot, rejecting an opposition group’s argument that a trial court erred in not giving the group enough time to introduce evidence against it.

Sep 5, 2012

Federal judge OKs contentious part of SB1070

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Arizona authorities can enforce the most contentious section of the state's immigration law, which critics have dubbed the "show me your papers" provision.

Aug 20, 2012

Commission nominates three for state Supreme Court

The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments sent three state Supreme Court nominees to Gov. Jan Brewer today, including two whose names are familiar to her.

Aug 16, 2012

Large pool of applicants vying for Supreme Court vacancy

A higher-than-usual number of Democrats vying for a Supreme Court vacancy could give Gov. Jan Brewer a larger pool of finalists for the job than she or any other governor has had.

Aug 13, 2012

Brewer seeks denial of bid to thwart Arizona immigration law

Lawyers for Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer have asked a federal judge to reject a bid by opponents of Arizona's immigration law to prevent police from enforcing the statute's most contentious section.