(Legal Newsline) - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced March 27
that his office has filed a series of sanction-related motions against Advocates
for Individuals with Disabilities (AID).
office filed a motion for sanctions under Rule 11, a motion for sanctions under
ARS 12-349 and the Court’s Inherent Power, a motion for evidentiary hearing
and limited discovery, and a motion for limine No. 1.
seeks an order that would require AID to pay the reasonable expenses, including
reasonable attorney fees, for the state’s case against the organization. If
the court grants Brnovich’s request, AID would be ordered to pay within 20
stems from a case in which Brnovich intervened after AID flooded Phoenix-area
judicial systems with hundreds of copy-and-paste lawsuits.
Brnovich’s office seeks an evidentiary hearing to explore how AID was able to
generate and file the complaints, as well as how the scheme was developed and