Arizona Supreme Court News

Ryan leaving Ariz. SC

By John O'Brien | Jun 2, 2010

Ryan PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael Ryan is retiring from the court.

Ten who took part in Vietnam

By Legal News Line | May 28, 2010

With the recent controversy over claims made by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, Legal Newsline takes a look at 10 state attorneys general and state supreme court justices who found themselves in Vietnam during the war.

State attorneys general meet in Phoenix this week

By Chris Rizo | Dec 1, 2009

Terry Goddard (D-Ariz.) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Dozens of state legal officers will meet this week in Arizona for the winter meeting of the National Association of Attorneys General.

Workman: Former justice's e-mails should be released

By John O'Brien | Nov 18, 2009

Workman CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Margaret Workman has filed her dissent in a public records case, arguing that 13 e-mails written by former Justice Spike Maynard should have been released to the public.

W.Va. SC says Maynard's e-mails shouldn't have been public

By Steve Korris | Nov 12, 2009

Davis CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) - Private communications of government employees don't belong to the public, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decided on Nov. 12.

Bush, Sessions talk tort reform at ILR Summit

By John O'Brien | Oct 28, 2009

Sessions WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions highlighted the speakers at the 10th U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform Summit, held Wednesday.

Arizona Supreme Court makes class action appeals more difficult

By Chris Rizo | Aug 25, 2009

Michael Ryan PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The Arizona Supreme Court on Monday made it more difficult to bring appeals in class action lawsuits.

Arizona Supreme Court sidesteps budget battle

By Chris Rizo | Jun 24, 2009

Jan Brewer (R) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The Arizona Supreme Court said Tuesday it will not get into the middle of the budget fight between Gov. Jan Brewer and the state Legislature.

Arizona school voucher programs struck down

By Chris Rizo | Mar 25, 2009

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) - The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that two school voucher programs are unconstitutional, rejecting an argument by state Attorney General Terry Goddard.

Arizona justices: Homeowners can sue builders over workmanship

By Chris Rizo | Aug 19, 2008

Andrew Hurwitz PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Homeowners don't have to buy directly from builders to sue those businesses for shoddy work, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Western Union appeals Arizona's money transfer seizures

By Chris Rizo | Jul 25, 2008

PHEONIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Western Union on Friday asked the Arizona Supreme Court to review a lower court's decision that allows the state to seize money transfers to Mexico.

Group urges court to overturn Arizona's energy tariff

By Chris Rizo | Jun 29, 2008

Clint Bolick PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)- The Arizona Supreme Court is being urged to overturn a rule that requires Arizona Public Service Co. to get a share of electricity from renewable sources such as solar and wind.

Goddard asks justices to overturn school vouchers ruling

By Chris Rizo | Jun 21, 2008

Terry Goddard (R) PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is urging the state Supreme Court to strike down a lower-court decision that it's unconstitutional to give taxpayer money to parents to help pay for private-school tuition.

Arizona justices decline deputy's Taser lawsuit

By Chris Rizo | Jun 3, 2008

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline)-The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by a former Maricopa County sheriff's deputy trying to revive a lawsuit against Taser International Inc.

Az. trial lawyers hoping Supreme Court reinstates chain lawsuits

By Legal News Line | May 30, 2007

Arizona Supreme Court building PHOENIX -- The Arizona Supreme Court could shortly overrule a recent product liability decision that had the state's personal injury lawyers howling.

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