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Recent News About Arizona Supreme Court

  • Ariz. SC strikes down secret ballot measure

    Pelander PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Arizona's Supreme Court recently ruled a controversial ballot measure, backed by the state's Legislature and the Arizona Chamber of Commerce, was unconstitutional in its original form.

  • Ryan leaving Ariz. SC

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

  • Ten who took part in Vietnam

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.