U.S. Supreme Court

Lake, appeal, governor, Hobbs, election
May 23, 2023

Lake says she will appeal judge’s ruling confirming she lost election

Kari Lake said Tuesday she will appeal Monday's ruling confirming the election of Katie Hobbs as governor, brushing aside the fact that the judge said her key evidence in seeking to overturn the result was legally irrelevant.

legislation, child sex dollars, Senate, House, Nguyen, Bliss
May 5, 2023

Senators consider legislation that would make possessing ‘child sex doll’ a felony

State senators are weighing legislation designed to ensure that a picture of your child does not end up on a sex doll bought by a neighbor.

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court, Yavapai County
May 2, 2023

Mayes tells Supreme Court no one has legal standing to defend old abortion law

The legal right of Arizona women to have an abortion could turn on the question of whether anyone still has legal standing to argue that the procedure should once again be all but outlawed, as it was in territorial days.

Apr 18, 2023

Arizona inmate sentenced to death again in cellmate’s murder

An Arizona man has been sentenced to death for the second time in the 2010 murder of his prison cellmate, who was castrated and had his throat slit.

Mar 22, 2023

Supreme Court chews on Jack Daniel’s dog toy dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is hearing a spirited dispute Wednesday between whiskey maker Jack Daniel's and the manufacturer of a squeaking dog toy that parodies the liquor's bottle and label.

Navajo Nation, Arizona, lawsuit, Colorado River
Mar 19, 2023

Supreme Court hears Navajo water rights case with potentially big impact

When the U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Monday in Arizona v. Navajo Nation, it will be considering fairly technical legal questions, but the answers could have a large impact on water allocation in the Colorado River basin.

Prop 211, Goddard, dark money, Americans for Prosperity, campaigns, free speech
Mar 17, 2023

We’re suing to restore our right to free speech

Add it all up, and Prop. 211 will stifle Arizonans from advocating for causes they care about.

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Petersen, Toma, Brnovich, Mayes, Senate, fetal defects
Mar 13, 2023

Law outlawing abortions for fetal genetic defects cases won’t go undefended

A law outlawing abortions in cases of fetal genetic defects will not go undefended in court.

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court, Yavapai County
Mar 2, 2023

Anti-abortion firm pushes court to make virtually all abortions illegal

An anti-abortion law firm is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling and once again make virtually all abortions illegal in Arizona.

jury, jurors, Supreme Court, David Morgan, criminal cases
Feb 28, 2023

Supreme Court rejects bid to reveal jurors’ names to public

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a bid by the publisher of the Cochise County Record that there is a First Amendment right of the public to know not only who is sitting on a jury but even those being considered to serve.

Pledge of Allegiance, schools, classrooms, House, Parker, Pawlik
Feb 21, 2023

House approves bill requiring students to recite Pledge of Allegiance

State lawmakers voted Tuesday to require students to recite the Pledge of Allegiance each day, courting a likely lawsuit.

jurors, U.S. Supreme Court, Cochise County Record, David Morgan
Dec 9, 2022

U.S. Supreme Court mulls anonymous jury case

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to take up an Arizona-based case weighing whether courts can use anonymous juries at their discretion.