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The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Microsoft Corp., which sought to protect itself from a big-dollar patent ruling.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police officers aren’t allowed to search a vehicle without a warrant, if a suspect has been arrested and the scene has been secured.
WASHINGTON - President Bush named White House counsel Harriet Miers to a Supreme Court in transition Monday, turning to a longtime loyalist without experience as a judge or publicly known views on abortion to succeed Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.
The U.S. Supreme Court voided the federal Defense of Marriage Act this morning, but in a way that leaves Arizona free to keep its constitutional ban on same-sex marriages.
The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday rebuffed efforts by the state to lay claim to water rights tied to its 9.3 million acres of trust land.
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Gov. Jan Brewer appointed her third justice Friday to the five-member Arizona Supreme Court, once again, a Republican just like her.
Same-sex marriage is now legal in New York after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill that was narrowly passed by state lawmakers, June 24 - making New York the third state to pass gay marriage through a legislative act and without court action or a vote by the people. New York is the sixth state to legalize gay marriage, after Massachusetts, Connecticut, Iowa, New Hampshire and Vermont. The District of Columbia also allows same-sex marriages.
The U.S. Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether Arizona will get a chance to begin enforcing its year-old law aimed at illegal immigrants.
A loosely organized effort to oust a state Supreme Court justice is forcing him to consider an unprecedented campaign to keep his post.
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from Jose Padilla, held as an enemy combatant without traditional legal rights for more than three years, sidestepping a challenge to Bush administration wartime detention powers.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Bush gave the nation several clues Saturday about the person he will nominate for a seat on the Supreme Court, except for the most important one - a name.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider a move to resurrect an Arizona law that would have disqualified abortion providers from receiving public funding for other medical services.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court will hear its first case arising from the government's anti-terrorism campaign following the Sept. 11 attacks, agreeing Monday to consider whether foreigners held at a U.S. Navy base in Cuba should have access to American courts.
The United States is slowly losing its standing as a democracy. It’s becoming a “takeover” by persons known and unknown. George Orwell’s “1984,” President Dwight Eisenhower’s warning, “Beware of the military-industrial complex,” to name a few historical references.
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.
Attorney General Tom Horne will argue to the nation's high court on March 18 that Arizona should be allowed to enforce a 2004 voter-approved law requiring people to provide proof of citizenship to register to vote.
Here are the four provisions of SB 1070 decided by the U.S. Supreme Court as well as comments from the court's majority ruling.
I must educate Mr. Reilly about the birth certificate of President Barack Obama, born in Hawaii. First off, the tea party group as a whole, has done nothing to make America a better nation. Instead they have spent their every waking hour trying to prove something even the Supreme Court doesn’t believe and that’s the lies spread by the so-called “birthers,” about President Obama and his birth location. The SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) has on at least four separate occasions declined to hear any of the non-sense about President Barack Obama. Now that to me is very telling. If the SCOTUS, which we all know is VERY conservative refuses to hear this challenge even with a member of the teaparty sitting on the bench (Clarence Thomas’ wife is a tea party member, so he must be,) then its time to stopping wasting the courts time and focus on the real challenges facing America.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled against key parts of an Arizona law intended to deter illegal immigration in the state. As you can imagine, this ruling has wide-ranging effects for the ability of all states to fight against the tidal wave of illegal immigration locally.
The fight playing out today at the U.S. Supreme Court could impact an Arizona case the high court has not yet decided whether to hear.