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Supreme Court: Execution in Tucson murder case can proceed

Supreme Court: Execution in Tucson murder case can proceed

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an Arizona execution to go forward amid a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs in the country.

July 22, 2014 4:38 pm Related

Ruling: Arizona defendants can represent themselves during appeals

PHOENIX — Arizonans have a constitutional right to defend themselves against criminal charges, not just at trial but all the way up to the state Supreme Court, the justices ruled Friday.

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Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

Court ruling: Arizona abortion restrictions to remain blocked

PHOENIX — Calling the measure likely illegal, a federal appeals court this morning blocked the state from telling doctors how they can and cannot use certain drugs for abortions.

June 03, 2014 11:04 amLoading…

Ruling: Arizona courts can't help with gambling losses

PHOENIX — Don’t count on Arizona courts to help you recover money you lost with online gambling.

May 24, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Judges question Arizona's restrictions of abortion pills

Federal appellate judges this morning questioned the legal justification of Arizona lawmakers in restricting — if not banning outright — the ability of women to terminate a pregnancy using medication instead of surgery.

May 13, 2014 11:30 amLoading…
Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

Hearing on new Arizona abortion restrictions set

PHOENIX — Arizona heads back to court today in a bid to finally enforce its new restrictions on the use of certain drugs to terminate pregnancies.

May 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Federal court upholds new Arizona legislative district maps

PHOENIX — A federal court refused Tuesday to disturb the lines for the state’s 30 legislative districts even if they were designed in part to favor Democrats.

April 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

Deportees seek 'humanitarian parole'

Two men are in custody after turning themselves in at the port of entry in Nogales, asking the government to grant them humanitarian parole and to re-open their immigration cases.

April 03, 2014 12:00 am Video Loading…

Appeals court grants temporary halt to new Ariz. abortion rules

PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Wednesday put Arizona’s new abortion law on hold, at least for the time being.

April 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Arizona school vouchers get court's silent OK

Arizona school vouchers get court's silent OK

PHOENIX — Arizona’s voucherlike system of using state funds to send children to private and parochial schools is legal, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.

March 21, 2014 11:30 amLoading…

Immigrant groups want court to prevent AZ harboring prosecutions

PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant-rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.

March 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Appeals court rules in Pima County's favor over handling of ballots

PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals will not order new procedures for how Pima County — and potentially others — handles and counts election ballots.

December 27, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Judge orders admittance changes for TUSD's University High

In an effort to increase diversity at TUSD’s award-winning University High School, the district will have to change the minimum required score on the GPA and student entrance exam, as well as use other measures, a federal judge ruled.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

Filing asks U.S. Supreme Court to block Arizona abortion law

PHOENIX — Arizona is taking center stage in the fight over how far state lawmakers can go to curb abortion rights.

December 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

State seeks delay in Tohono O'odham casino hearing

PHOENIX — State officials are trying to delay a federal appellate court hearing on the question of whether the Tohono O’odham Nation can build a casino on the edge of Glendale.

November 18, 2013 6:20 pmLoading…

Sex offender registration rules don't apply on tribal lands

PHOENIX — Tribal members living on tribal land cannot be prosecuted by the state for failing to register as sex offenders, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Monday.

September 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

Supreme Court rejects Arizona's bid to cut benefits to gay workers' partners

PHOENIX — Partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, the U.S. Supreme Court established in a ruling this morning.

June 27, 2013 9:06 am Related Loading…
Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Arizona inmate

Supreme Court reinstates death sentence for Arizona inmate

The Supreme Court has reinstated a death sentence for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.

June 24, 2013 11:03 am Related

Complaint: Texas judge said minorities predisposed to crime

AUSTIN, Texas — A coalition of civil rights organizations has filed a judicial misconduct complaint against a conservative federal judge for discriminatory comments she allegedly made during a speech, including that some racial groups were predisposed to violent crime.

June 05, 2013 4:10 pmLoading…

Appeals court: Arizona abortion restriction unconstitutional

PHOENIX — Calling a woman's rights “unalterably clear” a federal appeals court today struck down Arizona's nearly year-old ban on abortions at 20 weeks and beyond.

May 21, 2013 10:27 amLoading…

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