U..S. Supreme Court

Jan 4, 2021

Ward pleas to Alito to step into election dispute

The head of the Arizona Republican Party is making a last-minute plea to a member of the U.S. Supreme Court to give her the ruling she wants that could keep President Trump in the White House for another for years.

Jan 3, 2021

Court dismisses Ward election suit

A federal judge has tossed out a bid by Kelli Ward and other Arizona would-be Republican electors to force Vice President Mike Pence to use a different procedure when counting electoral votes this coming Wednesday.

Dec 31, 2020

SCOTUS accepts Arizona ballot harvest case

Attorney General Mark Brnovich will get one last chance to defend the legality of an Arizona law outlawing "ballot harvesting.''

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Dec 22, 2020

Senators sue to get access to voting data

Republican state senators are going on the legal offensive in their bid to get access to Maricopa County voting equipment and materials – and do so ahead of the date Congress is set to ratify awarding Arizona's electoral votes going to Joe Biden.

Dec 14, 2020

Ward takes election challenge to U.S. Supreme Court

The attorney for state GOP chief Kelli Ward is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void federal laws that sets Monday's deadline for the vote of the Electoral College.

Dec 10, 2020

GOP divide spurs call to arms, doxing

Protesters rallied outside House Speaker Rusty Bowers’ home December 8 and a self-declared candidate for Arizona governor threatened to remove Gov. Doug Ducey through non-legal means this week as intraparty Republican conflict reached new heights of intimidation and innuendo. The branch of the party that cannot and will not accept the results of the presidential […]

Dec 8, 2020

State Supreme Court rejects GOP bid to void election

The state's high court late Tuesday threw out a bid by the head of the state Republican Party to void the results of the presidential race.

Dec 4, 2020

America passed the Trump stress test

Donald Trump's presidency has been a four-year stress test of America's constitutional system. Trump's belligerent governance has weakened the bipartisan fabric – rooted in prudence, decency and comity – that ties our multi-branch system of government together.

Nov 4, 2020

Planned Parenthood ends legal challenge to abortion laws

Planned Parenthood has dropped its lawsuit challenging several abortion restrictions in Arizona, including the requirement for a 24-hour waiting period.

Oct 30, 2020

Early voting an auspicious sign for Democrats, but …

As Democrats lead in turning out new and infrequent voters – for example, those who haven’t voted in the last four elections – Republicans are poised to see an influx of loyal frequent voters on Election Day who could sway the election back in favor of the GOP.

Oct 29, 2020

Buyer beware – McSally turned her back on us

Senator Martha McSally has flooded the airways with advertisements stating she will protect our health care. Instead, she just voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who is against the Affordable Care Act, to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Oct 18, 2020

Jack Daniels: dog toy with ‘juvenile bathroom humor’ violates trademark

A major whiskey manufacturer wants the U.S. Supreme Court to stop an Arizona firm from producing a dog toy that the company's attorneys say associates its "image of sophistication'' with "juvenile bathroom humor.''