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Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

Ruling brings Arizona 'dreamers' closer to driver's licenses

The state has continued to refuse to issue licenses to people in the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

December 09, 2014 12:11 pmLoading…
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…
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…
Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Feds: Arizona lacks authority to ban licenses for Dreamers

Gov. Jan Brewer has directed the state not to give driver's licenses to those in the deferred action program.

September 30, 2014 3:04 pmLoading…
Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

Arizona lawmakers OK plan for unannounced abortion clinic inspections

PHOENIX — Citing everything from protecting women’s health to God’s opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.

April 09, 2014 6:15 pmLoading…

Returning to the bad old days of the filibuster

The following editorial appeared Friday in The Los Angeles Times:

November 02, 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…

Supreme Court rejects routine no-warrant DUI blood tests

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police usually must try to obtain a search warrant from a judge before ordering blood tests for drunken-driving suspects.

April 17, 2013 4:07 pmLoading…
Conviction overturned for mom on Arizona's death row for son's murder

Conviction overturned for mom on Arizona's death row for son's murder

A federal appeals court on Thursday threw out the convictions of a woman on Arizona’s death row who was found guilty of murder in the 1989 killing of her 4-year-old son, who was shot in the back of the head so the defendants could collect a life insurance policy.

March 14, 2013 12:08 pm Related

Court: No right to guns for illegal immigrants

DENVER — A federal appeals court says illegal immigrants don’t have a right to own firearms under the U.S. Constitution.

May 08, 2012 9:34 amLoading…

Loughner loses 3 appeals over forced medication

A federal appeals court Monday denied a request by Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner’s lawyers to halt his forced medication with psychotropic drugs and end his treatment at a Missouri federal prison facility.

March 05, 2012 10:28 am

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