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Critics Infuriated as PHX's Anti-Puppy Mill Law Upheld by U.S. District Court

5 years ago by Miriam Wasser
A Phoenix anti-puppy-mill pet-store ordinance upheld in U.S. District Court this week punishes the wrong people, critics declare.  While the court ruled that the city of Phoenix can keep its ordinance — which the Humane Society of the United States celebrated as a "landmark" victory for the animal-rights world and a blow...
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Buffalo Rick's sinister scribblings against U.S. District Court Judge Roslyn O. Silver.

12 years ago by Stephen Lemons
Nativist poster-boy, judge-hater and alleged public urinator Buffalo Rick Galeener. Can Sand Land nativists get any more blatant in their contempt for the rule of law, particularly when federal judges are involved? Take the following odious scribblings from "Buffalo Rick" on erstwhile KIA-dealer Rusty Childress' anti-Hispanic Web site immigrationbuzz.com. Since...
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Tohono O'odham Nation Gets Favorable Ruling From U. S. District Court Judge; Glendale Cannot Forcibly Annex Nation's Land

9 years ago by Monica Alonzo
​The Tohono O'odham Nation was victorious again after a U.S. District Court judge declared unconstitutional a law allowing Glendale to annex the nation's property.   It's the latest in a series of decisions that have gone in favor of the Nation, which plans to build a resort-style casino near Westgate City...
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U.S. Judge: Joe Arpaio is Guilty of Criminal Contempt of Court

3 years ago by Sean Holstege
Federal judge rules Arpaio was guilty of criminal contempt of court for ignoring a court orders in civil rights case.
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Interview: Phoenix Migrant Activist Irineo Mujica on U.S. and Mexico Crackdowns

8 months ago by Hannah Critchfield
Irineo Mujica was surprised when he received a call at his home in Mexico from a Phoenix New Times reporter last Tuesday, just an hour after federal prosecutors in Arizona announced they would seek a retrial of humanitarian aid worker Scott Warren. “That’s still going on?” he asked. Mujica, a...
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Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio Begs U.S. Supreme Court for Jury Trial in Criminal Contempt Case

3 years ago by Ray Stern
Ousted Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio filed a petition to the U.S. Supreme Court this week in a last-chance bid for a jury trial or delay of his upcoming bench trial for criminal contempt.
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Woman Can't Keep Frozen Embryos Without Ex's Approval, Top Arizona Court Rules

1 month ago by Ali Swenson
A Phoenix woman won't be able to use frozen embryos to have a baby without the consent of her ex-husband, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Thursday.
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Phoenix Is the Largest U.S. City Without Independent Police Oversight

8 months ago by Steven Hsieh
The Phoenix city council has stalled on an effort to implement independent oversight of the police. Things look different this year.
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Arpaio Leads in Sheriff’s Race Cash, But Just 1 in 8 of His Donors Are Arizonans

6 days ago by Ali Swenson
Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio wants his old job back — but his fundraising is mostly from out-of-state donors. Has he lost his local support?

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