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.
PHOENIX — A part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law aimed at day laborers and those who hire them is unconstitutional and unenforceable, a federal appeals court ruled today.
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.
PHOENIX — Arizona prosecutors will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to lift a lower court’s order blocking the scheduled execution of a death-row inmate for a killing that occurred nearly 35 years ago.
The Arizona Court of Appeals has overturned the convictions of three Tucson men on charges related to a planned home invasion because the judge closed the courtroom in response to possible intimidation of jurors by members of the audience.
PHOENIX — An Arizona death row inmate convicted of murdering two teen-age girls in Cochise County two decades ago is a step closer to being executed.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to consider how far Arizona — and other states — can go in requiring voters to prove citizenship when registering.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer appointed her third justice today to the five-member Arizona Supreme Court.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court Tuesday spurned a request by civil rights groups for a new injunction to once again block Arizona's 2010 immigration law.
PHOENIX — Congress did not act illegally in allowing a tribe to create reservation land on the edge of Glendale, a federal appeals court ruled today.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Jan Brewer will have to choose among two Republicans and one Democrat for the newest member of the Arizona Supreme Court.
PHOENIX — Arizona won't be banning abortions at 20 weeks, at least not yet.
A state judicial nominating commission will review 14 lawyers' applications to fill a vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court.
PHOENIX — State officials are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow it to cancel insurance benefits for the domestic partners of state and university workers who are gay.
The U.S. Senate voted today to confirm Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
PHOENIX — Some federal judges say their colleagues should take notice of the suffering of crime victims, not just the possibility that an inmate being executed may feel pain.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Supreme Court on Friday declined to drop murder and feticide charges against a woman who ate rat poison while she was pregnant in a case that medical and women's rights groups warn could have larger repercussions.
PHOENIX — Arizona is entitled to demand that people present identification before being allowed to cast a ballot, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today.
BILLINGS, Mont. — A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a lawsuit from conservation groups that want to block wolf hunts that have killed more than 500 of the predators across the Northern Rockies in recent months.
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday again refused to stay the scheduled execution of death row inmate Robert Henry Moormann.