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Arizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court

Arizona execution drug case heads to Supreme Court

PHOENIX  — A case challenging Arizona's refusal to reveal detailed information about the lethal combination it will use to put an inmate to death is now headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Feds consider dropping challenge to Arizona's SB 1070

PHOENIX — The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law.

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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.

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Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

Federal ruling upholds Arizona's new legislative districts

PHOENIX — A federal court refused today to disturb the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts even if they might favor Democrats.

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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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Enforce SB 1070 in reasonable, legal, proportional fashion

A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.

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Court dismisses challenge to Arizona congressional maps

PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.

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Repairing the voting rights act

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

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Yes: Corporations have no ‘right to religious freedom’ no matter their piety of their owners

Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?

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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.

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Arizona inmate, 71, executed in Bisbee murder

Arizona inmate, 71, executed in Bisbee murder

FLORENCE — Arizona executed its oldest person on death row Wednesday, nearly 35 years after he was charged with murdering a Bisbee man during a robbery and dumping his body along a highway.

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Reaction to court ruling on marriage provision

Reaction to court ruling on marriage provision

Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:

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Supreme Court rulings bolster gay marriage

WASHINGTON — In a major victory for gay rights, the Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a provision of a federal law denying federal benefits to married gay couples and cleared the way for the resumption of same-sex marriage in California.

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Supreme Court: 'Defense of Marriage Act' unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.

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Supreme Court voting law ruling means big change in Arizona

Supreme Court voting law ruling means big change in Arizona

PHOENIX — Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off for changes in its voting laws.

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High court sends back Texas race-based plan

WASHINGTON — Affirmative action in college admissions survived Supreme Court review Monday in a consensus decision that avoided the difficult constitutional issues surrounding a challenge to the University of Texas admission plan.

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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

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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Arizona asks Supreme Court to allow execution of Bisbee man’s killer

Arizona asks Supreme Court to allow execution of Bisbee man’s killer

Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the state to execute a 70-year-old death-row inmate for killing a Bisbee man more than three decades ago.

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