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High court rejects Arpaio's appeal over Obama immigration programs

High court rejects Arpaio's appeal over Obama immigration programs

Separately, the U.S. Supreme Court separately agreed to reconsider whether a federal judge in Texas acted correctly in another challenge.

January 19, 2016 8:30 am Video Related
Self-described 'activist' named to state's high court

Self-described 'activist' named to state's high court

Governor chooses lawyer known for his legal battles on limited government.

January 06, 2016 7:06 pmLoading…
Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers discuss preliminary research reporting, TUSD desegregation order, Constitution Week, Operation Streamline.

September 14, 2015 10:30 amLoading…

Election 2014: Prop. 122, federal overreach ballot measure, passes

PHOENIX — Arizona has approved an effort designed to push back against the federal government for any actions the state considers unconstitutional.

November 09, 2014 5:39 pmLoading…

Conviction of ex-Arizona congressman upheld

Rick Renzi was convicted of extortion, fraud, conspiracy and racketeering.

October 09, 2014 3:30 pmLoading…

Supreme Court to review Arizona districting commission

The justices to decide if the U.S. Constitution requires lawmakers to make the boundaries.

October 02, 2014 10:14 amLoading…

Prop 122 seeks AZ opt-out of federal programs

Prop. 122 blocks state from implementing federal programs deemed unconstitutional.

September 29, 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…

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.

February 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Repairing the voting rights act

The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:

January 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Time to honor our history, wave freedom's flag from middle

Time to honor our history, wave freedom's flag from middle

It’s just a few weeks into a new year, still a long way to November, but the primary battles for both parties are already underway, not only for this year’s elections, but for 2016 as well.

January 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Celebrating our Constitutuion

Celebrating our Constitutuion

Today is U.S. Constitution Day and the 226th anniversary of our nation’s founding document. This word cloud is based on the original document and does not include the amendments. You’ll find information about the Constitution and quizzes to challenge your knowledge at

September 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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.

June 24, 2013 4:02 pmLoading…

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