A lengthy Star investigation published last week revealed the highly disparate approach Arizona law enforcement agencies take to enforcing state immigration law SB 1070.
The Senate this week rejected the nomination of Debo Adegbile, a former Supreme Court advocate for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, to lead the Justice Department’s civil-rights division.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
The following editorial appeared Friday in the Los Angeles Times:
Do you know what your boss thinks about Jesus? How about Muhammad or Moses ?
PHOENIX — Arizona is taking center stage in the fight over how far state lawmakers can go to curb abortion rights.
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.
Reaction to the Supreme Court’s decisions Wednesday in two gay marriage cases:
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.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples.
PHOENIX — Arizona no longer needs to get federal government sign-off for changes in its voting laws.
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.
The Supreme Court has reinstated a death sentence for an Arizona man who was convicted of killing a man 35 years ago.
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.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to give Scott Nordstrom another chance to escape the death penalty.
PHOENIX —The Arizona Supreme Court has concluded that a man was mentally disabled and cannot be executed for murdering his 2-year-old daughter by dousing her with gasoline and setting her on fire.
Arizona prosecutors are seeking an execution warrant for a prison inmate who’s been on death row since 1985 for the murder of a Bisbee man.
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will take up California’s ban on same-sex marriage, a case that could give the justices the chance to rule on whether gay Americans have the same constitutional right to marry as heterosexuals.
After covering the criminal justice system for more than 20 years, one might think I'd get tired of it or burned out. It's just the opposite.