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Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning race- and gender-based abortions.
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
The parents of a brain-damaged Mesa boy have a right to ask court permission to be able to buy and administer marijuana extracts for their child, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled late Friday.
Saying they were protecting the legislative process, the House and Senate voted along party lines Thursday to hire a lawyer to help them fight subpoenas over the state's controversial 2010 immigration law.
A veteran state lawmaker is pushing legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against gays — and maybe even women and Jews — as long as they were acting on sincerely held religious beliefs.
A state lawmaker is crafting a fix — one he hopes is legal — to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional.
A federal appeals court agreed Thursday to hear new arguments about whether Arizona voters can legally make bail off limits to some people charged with crimes who are not in this country legally.
Alessandra Soler of the American Civil Liberties Union discusses the lawsuit filed against the state for refusing to issue driver's licenses to those who qualify for the the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. [Howard Fischer/Capitol Media Services]
Calling the Arizona legislation constitutionally flawed, proponents of abortion rights on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block the state from enforcing a ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.
PHOENIX — It's official: You're free to beg peacefully for money or food in Arizona without fear of getting busted.
Arizona’s top prosecutor is ready to agree that a century-old state law making begging a crime is unconstitutional and cannot be legally enforced.
Calling the statute an infringement on free speech, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) wants a federal judge to block police in Arizona from enforcing a law making begging a crime.
Calling the measure racist, a coalition of rights groups filed suit Wednesday to overturn a two-year-old law banning abortion for race or gender selection.
As we survey the panoply of absurd ideas our legislators, both state and national, face from special interest groups these days, we have to wonder what has become of that rare commodity: common sense.
An attorney for Gov. Jan Brewer told federal appellate judges Tuesday they should let Arizona enforce its laws against harboring illegal immigrants because there's no evidence anyone is in danger of actually being prosecuted.
State lawmakers voted Thursday to put new limits on the packaging of food and drinks containing medical marijuana.
Ignoring a threatened lawsuit, a Senate panel voted Monday to let police destroy marijuana they have seized, even if it was taken wrongly from a medical marijuana patient.
A federal judge on Friday blocked illegal immigrants in the new "deferred action'' program from arguing in court they are being "irreparably harmed'' by the refusal of Gov. Jan Brewer to let them have Arizona drivers' licenses.
A state legislator is moving to put Arizona's hospitals on the front line in the fight against illegal immigration.
Hoping for a speedy conclusion, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery on Friday asked the Arizona Supreme Court to immediately take up his challenge to the state's medical marijuana law.
A civil rights group is claiming a new memo from immigration officials proves that Jan Brewer is legally wrong in denying driver licenses to individuals in the president's "deferred action'' program.
The state Court of Appeals on Thursday rebuffed a request by Maricopa County to delay a medical marijuana dispensary.
A federal judge on Wednesday virtually cleared the way for Arizona to require police to question suspected illegal immigrants.
Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.
Attorneys for Arizona have asked a federal judge to reject a new bid to block a key provision of SB 1070 from taking effect.