U.S. District Court Judge Douglas Rayes

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court, Yavapai County
Feb 6, 2023

Republicans fighting to defend law prohibiting abortions in genetic defect cases

The top Republicans in the House and Senate want a judge to let them defend a law that bars abortions in cases of genetic defects, saying newly sworn-in Attorney General Kris Mayes won't do it. And they have more than adequate reason to believe that.

ballot harvesting, elections, Guillermina Fuentes, Alma Juarez, Yuma, judge
Oct 2, 2017

Arizona Democratic Party seeks to overturn ‘ballot harvesting’ ban

Attorney Bruce Spiva contends that the Republican-controlled Legislature acted illegally last year in making it a felony for an individual to take anyone else’s early ballot to a polling place.