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A national libertarian law firm is considering taking a case to challenge Scottsdale's ban on commercial sign walkers from city sidewalks.
WASHINGTON - Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, who oversaw the high court's conservative shift and presided over the impeachment trial of President Clinton, died Saturday evening. He was 80 years old and had spent 33 years on the Supreme Court.
His outspoken passion for justice made the Rev. John Dorhauer mostly “tolerated” when he worked in leadership for the United Church of Christ in St. Louis. But now that he serves as conference minister for the 43 churches of the Southwest Conference in Arizona, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, the 47-year-old pastor believes he has come to a region and a position where he can be more authentic.
Last week's Supreme Court decision, affirming that Guantanamo prisoners have habeas corpus access in domestic civil courts, raises vital questions on the judiciary's role in checking executive power.
WASHINGTON - Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Thursday for pancreatic cancer, raising the possibility that one of the ideologically divided court's leading liberals — and its only woman — might have to curtail her work or even step down before she had planned.
The United States is the greatest nation on earth because of the careful and tireless work of patriots like Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Madison, and countless others. This incredible group of patriots, filled with a deep and abiding love for liberty and our new land, instilled in our young nation the principles and ideals that have guided it for over 200 years. Unfortunately, for too long our schools have done a poor job of teaching our children the civic information necessary to prepare them to be active citizens in our society.
WASHINGTON — Uncompromising and politically emboldened, President Barack Obama urged a deeply divided Congress Tuesday night to embrace his plans to use government money to create jobs and strengthen the nation's middle class. He declared Republican ideas for reducing the deficit "even worse" than the unpalatable deals Washington had to stomach during his first term.
A nonprofit lawyers’ group has sent a letter to the Scottsdale mayor and City Council claiming the proposed change in Scottsdale's massage laws violates the Arizona and U.S. constitutions.
The Pinal County restaurant fined for allowing patrons to dance gained a legal ally this week, as a nonprofit public-interest law firm has stepped in to handle the eatery’s appeal.
Police departments in Arizona are getting $2.5 million from the federal government to help process DNA.
Carol McGinnis: A travesty of justice has gained great and wide acceptance in our nation and has turned our country away from the original intent of our Founding Fathers. The phrase "separation of church and state" is not, and never has been, in our Constitution.
WASHINGTON - The Smithsonian Institution announced Monday that its top official, Secretary Lawrence M. Small, has resigned amid criticism about his expenses.
You've probably heard by now about Mesa's attempts to seize several businesses at Main Street and Country Club Drive in order to turn them over to a hardware store developer. You might even be outraged.
A handful of experts took the podium Thursday during the grand opening of the Banner Alzheimer’s Institute in downtown Phoenix.
The nation's high court is giving foes of Arizona's matching funds provision of its campaign finance law one last chance to immediately kill the system.
Tom Liddy, one of the attorneys who successfully defended Randy Bailey against Mesa's attempts to take his brake shop for economic development, is now defending the use of condemnation in neighboring Tempe.
WASHINGTON - Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, the second-oldest man to preside over the nation's highest court and its premier conservative figure, is undergoing treatment for thyroid cancer.
December 29, 2004
Tom Liddy, one of the attorneys who successfully defended Randy Bailey against Mesa’s attempts to take his brake shop for economic development, is now defending the use of condemnation in neighboring Tempe.
A law firm is seeking $170,854 in legal fees from Mesa for defending Randy Bailey against the city's effort to condemn his brake shop for a city redevelopment project.
PHOENIX – For 25 years, Joella Moore wondered what became of her brother after he ran away from his family’s home in Riverside, Calif., at age 16. She came to fear the worst but hoped he had started his life over somewhere.
You don’t need a state license to pick up some chemicals at the home supply store to rid your lawn of some weeds.
There must be some better way to deal with Winchell’s Donut House than piddling away tax dollars on lawsuits.
Something strange seems to be going on in Queen Creek.