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Now and then in this line of work, you come upon a source so impassioned about his point of view on a volatile subject that you just have to slow him or her down.
Such was the case in the early 1990s when a bankr ... More >>
When Sheila Polk, Yavapai County Attorney, considered what former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and Sheriff Joe Arpaio were doing back in 2009, Nazi Germany came to mind.
At least, that's the implication in an article in this month's American Bar Association magazine, anyw ... More >>
The fight over SB 1070 is shaping up to be a legal battle for the ages, and today the American Bar Association joined in the melee.The ABA submitted an amicus brief to the U.S. District Court in Arizona recommending a preliminary injunction of SB 1070 until the law's constitutionality ca ... More >>
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American Bar Association Conference Protested to the Tune of the Village Peo ... More >>
Just read a pretty detailed piece in the American Bar Journal about the crazy goings-on in our county -- you know, the Joe Arpaio/Andy Thomas vs. Everyone Else show.
It's called "The Maricopa Courthouse War -- An Arizona Showdown Over Populist Politics, Abuse of Power, and P ... More >>
Courtney Bisbee with her daughter Taylor Lee, from whom she's been separated since 2005.
How do deputy prosecutors sleep at night, when they are charged by their elected bosses to rack up as many warm bodies in prison as possible, to overlook exculpatory evidence, to cull only those facts from ... More >>
After one drunken afternoon in 1994, longtime ASU law lecturer Michael Berch was forced to take an extended leave of absence. Now, despite allegations that he sexually harassed students and colleagues, he's returning to the classroom.