The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected a petition to re-hear arguments that medical marijuana is protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
In a split decision in May, a three-judge panel of the usually liberal court shot down the idea that the ADA allows sick or disabled peopl ... More >>
The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld Arizona's voter-approved 2004 law requiring voters to show proof of citizenship before receiving a ballot.The Appeals Court mostly shot down the challenges to the law, which had itself been upheld in Arizona U.S. District Court.Arizona can dem ... More >>
Eileen GilBride, Sheriff Arpaio's lawyer, reacts to criticism by Chief Judge Kozinski that she had come to court unprepared.
Questions asked by a Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in yesterday's hearing of the New Times vs. Sheriff Arpaio false- arrest lawsuit seemed to lean towar ... More >>
Sheriff Joe ArpaioEditor's note: This post was written by Peter Jamison, who covered the hearing for us and our sister paper, the SF Weekly:
An 11-member panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit had tough questions today for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's ... More >>