The Arizona Court of Appeals today upheld a Maricopa County judge's contempt-of-court ruling against a sheriff's detention officer who lifted legal papers from a criminal-defense attorney in open court and had them copied. Gary Donahoe, who until recently was the county's presi ... More >>
Sheriff Joe Arpaio is thwarted again in his quest to read Barbara Mundell's e-mail. For now, anyway.The Arizona Court of Appeals has jumped into the middle of the so-called corruption probe that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas have been attempting to esc ... More >>
That was fast. Two days ago, Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas fired off a Hail Mary to the Court of Appeals, complaining that superior court judges are biased against him and asking the higher court to intervene. Today a three-justice appellate panel dismissed Thomas' petition ... More >>
Justice Stanley Feldman has ruled the Arizona legal scene for years. But now he's gone. And Governor Janet Napolitano has some important decisions to make.
Letters from the week of August 8, 2002
Isolated, abused and lacking mental health care, do juvenile offenders leave state custody in worse shape than when they went in?
The murder case against Brian Eftenoff crumbles under scrutiny. Part two of a New Times investigation
Arizona political leaders know the answers but can't seem to pass the violence-prevention test
Child-molestation conviction overturned because of "egregious error"