Students at Arizona State University in Tempe have a pair of new places near campus where they can grab a bite between classes and also party up a storm after dark. University Drive is now home to Northside Sandwiches and The Firehouse Tempe, two establishments that serve as eateries by day before ... More >>
We happened by the Old Courthouse on West Washington Street early this afternoon to pick up some documents, and were greeted at the front steps by a horde of black-robed Maricopa County Superior Court judges having a group photo taken. What a crew! Judge Michael Ryan hated this ph ... More >>
Karen Thoreson will chair the committee charged with reviewing Phoenix kidnapping statsA panel of independent experts charged with reviewing Phoenix's kidnapping statistics will be headed by Karen Thoreson, president of Alliance for Innovation. The other members are retired FBI Agent Larry ... More >>
www.azcourts.gov Justice Michael Ryan is stepping down from the Arizona Supreme Court. Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael Ryan announced today that he will retire from the bench after serving on the state's high court for eight years.Ryan, 64, is permitted by state law to serve unt ... More >>
In the 24-hour news cycle, it can be difficult to keep up. We have the solution. Check back on Valley Fever every evening for highlights from each of New Times' blogs. Today's entries: Feathered Bastard: Ray Stevens' Dumb, Anti-Immigrant Song "Come To the U.S.A." Jackalope ... More >>
Public schools send some disabled kids to private schools -- but parents can't do the same thing with state money, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled today. The state's high court struck down two voucher programs that intended to give a combined $5 million in taxpayer funds t ... More >>
Arizona Supreme Court Justice Ruth McGregor announced today that she would leave office and retire at the end of June to spend more time with her family. McGregor, a 1974 graduate of the Arizona State University College of Law, has a solid reputation in the legal community and a ... More >>
County law enforcement's attack on the judiciary didn't work, but the war's far from over
With Terry Goddard and Janet Napolitano around, you'd think gay marriage would have a chance in Arizona. Think again.
John Starkey was planning to become a priest. Until he was molested by one.
Letters from the week of March 6, 2003
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.
The legal community is abuzz about who will be Arizona's next Supreme Court justice.
Radical right capitalizes on September 11 fears
Arizona's high-stakes high school mock-trial program teaches kids the basics of jurisprudence--including how to recruit a ringer
Luis Sharpe led a double life. In public, he was an admired NFL star. In private, he was a crackhead hell-bent on self-destruction.
Judge who released an accused gunman loses his spot on initial-appearance bench
DEAD is what Angela Maher is -- struck down in her prime by accused drunken driver Gloria Schulze. GONE is what Gloria Schulze is-- allowed to escape by a judicial system that might as well have booked her flight.