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Court rejects effort to save 'no bail' provision

Court rejects effort to save 'no bail' provision

Prosecutor will seek ruling from U.S. Supreme Court to keep law valid.

November 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Ruling voids Arizona ban on bail for some immigrants

Ruling voids Arizona ban on bail for some immigrants

Voters approved the measure in 2006.

October 15, 2014 11:04 amLoading…
Judge: Appellate ruling key to Arizona gay marriage ban

Judge: Appellate ruling key to Arizona gay marriage ban

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down similar bans in Idaho and Nevada.

October 10, 2014 9:59 amLoading…
9th Circuit won't rehear case of death-row inmate in Tucson murders

9th Circuit won't rehear case of death-row inmate in Tucson murders

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court has declined a rehearing for an Arizona death-row inmate scheduled to be executed this week.

October 21, 2013 12:24 pm Related

Feds drop appeal, will allow girls of any age to buy morning-after pill

NEW YORK — The federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.

June 10, 2013 9:07 pmLoading…
Were SIUE student's words rap lyrics or a campus shooting threat?

Were SIUE student's words rap lyrics or a campus shooting threat?

He was found guilty of making a threat after authorities found writings in his car, but an appeals court has tossed out the conviction. 

March 07, 2013 11:30 pm Related Loading…
Parole possible for ex-student guilty of killing roommate in '07

Parole possible for ex-student guilty of killing roommate in '07

A 23-year-old former University of Arizona student serving a natural life sentence will soon be able to argue for a chance at parole, thanks to an Arizona Court of Appeals decision.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am
Ruling: Former UA student serving life for roommate’s killing can seek parole

Ruling: Former UA student serving life for roommate’s killing can seek parole

A 23-year-old former University of Arizona student serving a natural life sentence will soon be able to argue for a chance at parole thanks to an Arizona Court of Appeals decision.

January 02, 2013 11:00 am
Pat Gauen: Illinois concealed carry ruling rooted in violent attack

Pat Gauen: Illinois concealed carry ruling rooted in violent attack

Appeals court favored woman who sued for gun access after nearly being killed in robbery at church in deep Southern Illinois.

December 12, 2012 11:15 pm Related Loading…
George Allen to be freed Wednesday after murder conviction overturned

George Allen to be freed Wednesday after murder conviction overturned

Judge ruled that Allen, imprisoned almost 30 years, did not get fair trial in 1982 murder of Mary Bell in St. Louis.

November 13, 2012 11:15 pm Photos

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Arizona serial killer: Going to court too stressful

Arizona serial killer: Going to court too stressful

An Arizona serial killer says it’s too stressful to appear in court on his request to skip further appeals so he can be executed quickly for six murders and other shootings that terrorized the Phoenix area several years ago.

October 09, 2012 11:00 am Related Loading…

High Court to Arizona: No citizenship voter registration rule during appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Arizona’s request to let its proof-of-citizenship requirement for people registering to vote remain in effect as it appeals a ruling that found the mandate conflicts with federal law.

June 28, 2012 12:14 pmLoading…

Judges refuse to block disclosure ruling

WASHINGTON — An appeals court has ruled, for the time being, against groups that finance electioneering ads and want to keep the identity of their donors secret.

May 15, 2012 4:16 pmLoading…

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