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State prison officials have no right to read mail sent by inmates to their attorneys, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
A state senator was found dead Monday afternoon on a Navajo County ranch, the possible victim of a balky horse.
Attorneys for the state are telling a federal judge there's a good reason Arizona won't let gays marry: They can't reproduce, at least not without the help of a third person.
A bid by state lawmakers to take back the power to draw congressional lines is legally flawed and should be rejected, the lead attorney for the Independent Redistricting Commission told the nation's high court.
The U.S. Supreme Court accepted a case involving a Gilbert ordinance regulating the size of temporary signs on church property.
For the first time in more than three decades, Arizona voters are not going to get a chance to make their own laws.
A federal judge in Arizona won't be deciding whether people can marry their computers — at least not yet.
In a partial victory over free speech rights, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that gun-rights advocate Alan Korwin has a legal right to put a political screed about the Second Amendment on Phoenix bus shelters.
The Arizona Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to give its members back the right to draw the lines for the state's nine congressional districts.
Here we go again.
Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.
An attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to void an Arizona constitutional provision denying bail to some people awaiting trial who are in this country illegally.
An Arizona Senate committee approved five major pro-gun bills on Monday, advancing what Republicans call necessary legislation to protect Second Amendment rights but what Democrats say is unnecessary and a waste of time.
Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state's ban is illegal.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
The decision by Republican lawmakers approve a decision on a measure billed as promoting religious freedom is forcing Gov. Jan Brewer to choose between her desire to promote the state's economy and her own strong religious beliefs.
State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners’ “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
Two years ago the Republican-controlled Legislature sought to get voters to kill the Citizens Clean Elections Act, claiming it's wrong for politicians to get public money. Now some of those same GOP lawmakers want to belly up to the bar and get handouts of public dollars for everything from sending out communications to constituents to buying tickets for special events.
State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to cut down on so-called “dark money” in political campaigns but with no clear indication that it will work – and whether it's even legal.
A lawyer for the Republican-controlled Legislature asked a federal court Friday to void a decision by Arizona voters to have an independent commission decide how the state is divided into its nine congressional districts.
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 judge has allowed challengers to the state's major law aimed at illegal immigrants to see what groups advocating its passage were advising legislators.
“Please, one of you ‘Constitutional’ scholars, show me the line in the Constitution that guarantees that I can keep my job when I say hateful things about a group of people.”
Today is the 222nd anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarantee so many freedoms from government excess that we often take for granted.
Unwilling to wait for congressional action, a first-term state legislator is attempting to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in Arizona.