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Legal News
13 Mar 2013
by Alison Sacriponte

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] has upheld the constitutionality of an Arizona law [HB 2281, PDF] prohibiting public schools from offering courses that teach ethnic solidarity, a law which targeted the Mexican-American studies program in Tucson public schools. In the … [read more]


Legal News
12 Feb 2013
by Peter Snyder

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] on Friday overturned [order, PDF] a state law last that would have blocked funding for Planned Parenthood [advocacy website] clinics because the organization also performs abortions. The law [HB 2800, PDF] was passed [JURIST report] … [read more]


Legal News
9 Nov 2012
by Sarah Posner

[JURIST] A federal judge at the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] sentenced Jared Lee Loughner to life in prison [judgment, PDF] on Thursday for killing six people in the January 2011 Tucson shooting. The shooting also injured thirteen people, including former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) … [read more]


Legal News
8 Aug 2012
by Brandon Gatto

[JURIST] The man charged with killing six people and wounding 13 others in the January 2011 Tucson shooting [USA Today backgrounder] pleaded guilty [DOJ press release] on Tuesday in the US District Court for the Southern District of California [official website] shortly after Judge Larry Alan Burns declared him mentally … [read more]


Legal News
2 Dec 2011
by Jaimie Cremeans

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] ruled [opinion, PDF] Thursday that a police officer does not have standing to challenge Arizona's controversial immigration law [SB 1070, PDF; JURIST news archive]. Tucson patrol officer Martin Escobar challenged the law [JURIST report] last year, claiming standing … [read more]


Legal News
1 Sep 2011
by Michael Haggerson

[JURIST] A New Mexico judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked [opinion, PDF] the "Residency Verification Program" [press release], announced last month by Governor Susana Martinez [official website]. Judge Sarah Singleton stated that "irreparable injury will occur in the form of constitutional deprivations" if the "Residency Verification Program" is not halted. The … [read more]


Legal News
11 Aug 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] The state of Arizona on Wednesday filed a petition for writ of certiorari [text, PDF] with the US Supreme Court [official website] seeking to overturn a lower court decision enjoining four provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive]. The US Court of Appeals for … [read more]


Legal News
11 Apr 2011
by Jennie Ryan

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] on Monday upheld [opinion, PDF] a lower court decision to enjoin several provisions of Arizona's controversial immigration law [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive]. In July, the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] granted … [read more]


Legal News
5 Mar 2011
by Drew Singer

[JURIST] Federal prosecutors on Friday filed a 49-count indictment [text, PDF] against Jared Lee Loughner, the suspect in the recent Tucson, Arizona shooting. The new indictment carries more severe charges than the original indictment [text, PDF; JURIST report] filed in January, accounting for all victims of the attack and carrying … [read more]


Legal News
12 Feb 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove

[JURIST] Federal District Judge Larry Burns [Judgepedia profile] ordered [text, PDF] on Friday that the federal mug shots of accused Tucson shooter Jared Lee Loughner temporarily be kept from public view. Defense counsel for Loughner filed an emergency motion to bar release of those photos to the public, arguing that … [read more]


Legal News
26 Jan 2011
by Aman Kakar

[JURIST] The US Courts for the Ninth Circuit [official website] announced [press release] on Tuesday that Chief Judge Roslyn Silver of the US District Court of Arizona [official website] has declared a judicial emergency [order; PDF] under the Speedy Trial Act [18 USC § 3161-3174]. Judge Silver's order suspends the … [read more]


Legal News
25 Jan 2011
by Aman Kakar

[JURIST] Accused Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner [JURIST news archive] pleaded not guilty on Monday to three federal charges in the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website]. Loughner is charged with attempting to assassinate a member of Congress [18 USC § 351(c)] and two counts of … [read more]


Legal News
20 Jan 2011
by Daniel Richey

[JURIST] Accused Arizona gunman Jared Lee Loughner [JURIST news archive; case materials] was indicted [text, PDF; press release] Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Tuscon, Arizona. He is charged with attempting to assassinate a member of Congress [18 USC § 351(c)] and two counts of attempting to murder a … [read more]


Legal News
13 Jan 2011
by Daniel Richey

[JURIST] A California federal judge was appointed Thursday to hear the trial of Arizona shooting [NYT backgrounder] suspect Jared Loughner. Judge Alex Kozinski [official biography] of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit [official website] appointed Judge Larry Burns [Judgepedia profile] of the US District Court for … [read more]


Legal News
10 Jan 2011
by Sarah Paulsworth

[JURIST] Federal charges [criminal complaint, PDF] were formally filed on Sunday against Jared Loughner, the man is accused of shooting to death [JURIST report] Chief Judge John Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] and five other people Saturday. Fourteen other people were wounded … [read more]


Legal News
9 Jan 2011
by Ann Riley

[JURIST] Chief Judge John M. Roll of the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] was shot and killed when a gunman opened fire [press release] at a public constituent event held outside of a shopping center in Tucson on Saturday. The gunman additionally killed 5 others, … [read more]


Legal News
1 Sep 2010
by Ann Riley

[JURIST] A judge for the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] on Tuesday granted a motion to dismiss [order, PDF] a police officer's suit [JURIST report] challenging Arizona's controversial immigration law [SB 1070 materials, JURIST news archive]. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer (R) [official website] filed a … [read more]


Legal News
15 Jul 2010
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] Michigan Attorney General Mike Cox (R) [official website] filed an amicus curiae brief [text, PDF] Wednesday on behalf of nine states in support of Arizona in a lawsuit filed earlier this month [complaint, PDF; JURIST report] by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website], seeking to permanently enjoin … [read more]


Legal News
12 Jul 2010
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] US Attorney General Eric Holder [official website] said during an interview [transcript] Sunday on CBS's Face the Nation that the Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] will continue monitoring the effects of Arizona's recently passed immigration bill [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive] and would consider filing a second … [read more]


Legal News
6 Jul 2010
by Sarah Miley

[JURIST] The US Department of Justice [official website] on Tuesday filed suit [complaint, PDF; supporting brief, PDF] in the US District Court for the District of Arizona [official website] seeking to permanently enjoin the state's controversial new immigration law [SB 1070 materials; JURIST news archive]. The complaint states that the … [read more]

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