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ACLU, booksellers challenge state's new 'revenge porn' law

ACLU, booksellers challenge state's new 'revenge porn' law

The lawsuit says the law infringes on First Amendment rights.

September 23, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Green Valley man wins legal fight for death benefits

Fred McQuire now listed as legal spouse of George Martinez.

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Federal judge who oversaw landmark cases in Tucson dies

Federal judge who oversaw landmark cases in Tucson dies

Alfredo Marquez joined the federal bench in 1980.

September 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Buildings weren't burned by Forest Service, judge rules

Two Oracle-area couples claimed their properties were destroyed in a backburn during the Bullock Fire in 2002.

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Horne wants polygamous communities' police disbanded

Horne wants polygamous communities' police disbanded

The Arizona attorney general asks a judge to disband the police of two polygamous towns.

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Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Marquez appointed to federal bench

Tucson attorney Rosemary Marquez was appointed a federal judge for Arizona today, nearly three years after she was nominated for the post.

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Federal judge hears arguments in Green Party's case disputing ballot requirements

PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is asking a federal judge to rebuff efforts by the Green Party to get its candidates on the Arizona ballot this year.

May 05, 2014 12:00 am
US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

US judge says Arizona can require new voters to prove citizenship

PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the Election Assistance Commission to require would-be Arizona voters to provide proof of citizenship when they register.

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New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

New lawsuit challenges Arizona's gay-marriage ban

PHOENIX — Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state’s ban is illegal.

March 14, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

Planned Parenthood fights impending limits on RU-486

PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.

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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.

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Tucson shooting: More Loughner files released

Tucson shooting: More Loughner files released

A federal judge has unsealed about 60 documents in the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.

July 05, 2013 3:34 pm Photos

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Tucson shooting: Loughner lawyers want their response to records request sealed

Tucson shooting: Loughner lawyers want their response to records request sealed

Attorneys for the man charged in the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords asked a federal judge to seal their response over remaining documents in the case.

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Groups file lawsuit over Arizona abortion limits

PHOENIX — Calling the measure racist, a coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday to overturn a two-year-old law banning abortion for race or gender selection.

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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.

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Judge throws out English learning lawsuit against Arizona

PHOENIX — Saying the state has done all it needs, a federal judge on Friday threw out a 21-year-old lawsuit over what Arizona does to ensure that all students have an opportunity to learn English.

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A look at key moments in Dow history

The Dow Jones industrial average often makes headlines. But let's not forget everything else that happened as the Dow has twisted and turned Ñ from The Muppets suing Mickey Mouse to John McCain meeting Joe the Plumber.

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Judge approves TUSD plan to close 11 schools

Judge approves TUSD plan to close 11 schools

A federal judge has approved Tucson Unified School District's plan to close 11 schools.

February 15, 2013 6:19 pmLoading…

Arizona college group files lawsuit over surcharge

PHOENIX — The Arizona Students’ Association is asking a federal judge to void a vote by the Board of Regents changing how its fees are collected, claiming it was retaliatory.

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Judge orders TUSD to offer culturally relevant courses

A federal judge has ordered the Tucson Unified School District to begin offering culturally relevant courses next school year.

February 06, 2013 5:20 pmLoading…

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