Arizona

Real Estate and Property Law

Longtime lawyer pleads guilty in $33.6M real-estate fraud involving bogus court filings

Judiciary

New Arizona law expands state supreme court; governor denies court packing

Trials & Litigation

Sheriff Joe Arpaio found in contempt of court order banning racial profiling

Legislation & Lobbying

Arizona lawmakers approve addition of 2 state supreme court justices, while some question motives

Criminal Justice

Youths caught bringing drugs across the Mexican border to Arizona county face adult charges

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court upholds Arizona redistricting in challenge to population variations among districts

International Law

Lawsuit filed in US over intentional crash of German flight in French Alps

Internet Law

Man admits to Facebook threats against federal judge, agrees to 366-day prison term

Constitutional Law

Jury says towns dominated by polygamous sect put religion above the law; awards $2.2M to 6 people

Immigration Law

Inadequate medical care in immigration detention facilities leads to deaths, report says

Law Schools

This law school will accept the GRE from applicants; will others follow?

Cybersecurity

Lawyers and clients beware: Spoof phone calls may direct funds to scammers

Judiciary

Arizona governor wants the state out of the 9th Circuit

Constitutional Law

Do officials in adjacent towns put religion above the law? DOJ case asks jury to decide

Real Estate & Property Law

9th Circuit blasts judge who ruled for rancher, boots him from grazing-rights case

Verdicts & Settlements

Teacher raped by prison inmate settles suit against Arizona for $3M

White-Collar Crime

Wealthy lawyer who repaid with interest $800K stolen from clients gets probation in fraud case

Law Firms

Brownstein Hyatt closes Phoenix office

Death Penalty

Arizona asks FDA to return seized shipment of illegal execution drugs

Criminal Justice

Lawyer convicted of murder, then granted new trial, has conviction reinstated