Stories tagged: "Supreme Court"


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9 Arizona Athletes Join Hundreds of Others in Opposing Abortion Law

Nine Arizonans are among the more than 500 female athletes who signed on to a brief to the Supreme Court challenging a new abortion law.

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey Among 12 GOP Governors Asking Supreme Court to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Twelve Republican governors, including Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, called on the US Supreme Court Thursday to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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‘Truly a Sad Day’: Supreme Court Upholds Arizona Voter Suppression Laws

The conservative-controlled US Supreme Court upheld Arizona’s laws restricting third-party ballot collection and out-of-precinct voting.

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Right to Attorneys for Children Grew Out of an Arizona Case, But Advocates Say It’s Not Enough

The Gault case determined that children have the same rights to due process as adults, including access to a lawyer. However, children are still systemically denied this right.  One day in June 1964, Gerald Gault and a friend made a bad decision. They made an obscene phone call to Ora Cook, Gault’s neighbor. Cook called...

UNITED STATES - MARCH 22: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., walks up the House steps for the final vote of the week on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Congress headed home for the two-week Easter recess after passing the omnibus spending bill. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
The Stark Difference in How McSally and Sinema Decided on Barrett

Sinema says her decision came after studying Barrett’s previous legal opinions, scholarly works, and meeting with her privately.

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Senators Say Barrett Left Questions Unanswered. McSally Called Her ‘a Gift to America.’

Senate Republicans moved to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court at breakneck speed after the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2019 file photo, workers break ground on new border wall construction about 20 miles west of Santa Teresa, N.M. Construction on a Pentagon-funded portion of the border wall began near Yuma, Arizona, this week, just as federal authorities announced they are diverting even more defense funds for wall projects. Crews began constructing a 30-foot steel fence along the Colorado River this week. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
Supreme Court to Hear Trump Plan to Use Pentagon Funds for Border Wall

The White House has been blocked by lower courts for attempting to use military funds to construct a wall at the US-Mexico border.