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Calling a woman's rights "unalterably clear,'' a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Arizona's nearly year-old ban on abortions at 20 weeks and beyond.
PHOENIX — Convicted murderer David Detrich is going to get yet another chance to escape being put to death.
Gov. Jan Brewer -- or at least her attorneys -- will get a chance to argue that Arizona should be allowed to enforce a law aimed at those who harbor illegal immigrants.
An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to void an Arizona constitutional provision denying bail to some people awaiting trial who are in this country illegally.
PHOENIX — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's appeal of a ruling that criticized a decision by his jail officers to force pink underwear onto a mentally ill inmate who erroneously believed jailers were trying to rape him.
A divided appeals court Friday upheld a Gilbert sign ordinance, saying it did not infringe on the First Amendment rights of Good News Presbyterian Church.
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't have a legal claim, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals late Monday rejected the bid by Edward Schad to delay his scheduled Wednesday execution.
Federal appellate judges have refused to overturn the civil verdict against a Cochise County rancher found guilty of illegally imprisoning 16 border crossers.
Lawyers for five Arizona death row inmates are appealing a federal judge’s ruling that how the state conducts injection executions doesn’t violate the inmates’ rights. A lawsuit filed on behalf of the prisoners claimed the state has deviated from court-approved processes by using unvetted personnel to administer lethal injections under a sheet, away from witnesses’ view.
The provision of a 2010 voter-approved measure saying Arizonans don't have to buy health insurance is unenforceable because it conflicts with the federal Affordable Care Act, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Arizona voters are legally entitled to make bail off limits to some people who are not in this country legally, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
A coalition of groups challenging Arizona’s immigration law are backing away from their appeal aimed at thwarting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling over the statute’s most contentious section.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday denied an Arizona sheriff's request to reverse a lower-court decision barring his deputies from detaining people solely on the suspicion that they're illegal immigrants.
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.
Saying they're looking out for women's health, a House panel voted along party lines Thursday to allow unannounced inspections of abortion clinics despite a 1995 court ruling saying they're unconstitutional.
The partners of gay state and university employees will not lose their health care and other benefits, at least not now -- and possibly not ever.
Gov. Jan Brewer appointed her third justice Friday to the five-member Arizona Supreme Court, once again, a Republican just like her.
PHOENIX — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ruled Arizona cannot enforce yet another provision of its controversial 2010 law aimed at illegal immigration.
Arizona goes back to court this coming week over SB 1070, this time to defend a provision aimed at day laborers.
Attorneys for the American Civil Liberties Union want the U.S. Supreme Court to stay out of the fight over whether Arizona can deny bail to people in this country illegally, at least for the time being.
The road to gay marriage in Arizona hit a bump this morning as the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily stayed Tuesday's ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling voiding similar laws in Nevada and Idaho.
Gay couples who want to wed in Arizona might want to do it — and soon. That's because the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld laws banning same-sex marriage in Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky and Tennessee.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court has cleared the way for a lower court ruling that would stop Arizona election officials from rejecting voter registration forms that do not have evidence of citizenship.
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 White House released a copy of President Barack Obama’s long-form Hawaii birth certificate, but attorneys Gary Kreep and Orly Taitz, who remain unconvinced that Obama was born in the United States, asked the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on May 2 to revive a lawsuit challenging Obama’s citizenship that was dismissed by U.S. District Judge David Carter in late 2009.