Stories tagged: "judge"


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Elections: Here are the Three Arizona Supreme Court Justices up for Re-Election

For 56 years, the Arizona Supreme Court had five justices. That changed in 2016 when Gov. Doug Ducey packed the state’s highest court by swearing in a sixth and seventh justice. 

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Prominent Arizona Lawyer Confirmed to the Federal Appeals Court in Phoenix

Roopali gained prominence after arguing various cases for the state of Arizona, including suing the State Senate Republican leadership over the partisan audit of Maricopa County’s 2020 election results.

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Phoenix Lawyer Known for Defending Election Integrity, Invest in Ed, Nominated to 9th Circuit

Roopali Desai is Biden’s first nomination to the Phoenix chambers, and would be the first South Asian Judge on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Arizonan on Supreme Court Shortlist Supports Roe V. Wade Precedent

Bridget Bade has previously testified that she supports precedent set in Supreme Court cases surrounding abortion, gun control, and same-sex marriage.

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Trump Administration Defies Judges’ Order, Refuses to Accept New DACA Applications

The federal government is currently not accepting new DACA applications despite court order that it must resume doing so.

During a hearing by the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel about prevention and response to sexual assault in the military, Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz., recounts her own experience while serving as a colonel in the Air Force, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, says she was raped in the Air Force by superior officer. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McConnell Keeps Churning Out New Judges. McSally is in Full Support.

GOP lawmakers like McSally and McConnell are rushing create a judiciary slanted against hard-won civil rights protections.

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I Was Jodi Arias’ Lawyer. Here Are Some Lessons From The Trial That Changed My Life.

Opinion: The watchful eye of a camera is everywhere. Here's why working as Jodi Arias' public defender made me realize they don't belong in the courtroom.