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Mar 27, 2023

Most attorneys say no to artificial intelligence, survey says

Today is Monday, the 46th anniversary of the deadliest disaster in aviation history. Here are some other news items. — Most lawyers have no plans to use artificial intelligence tools, survey says. — Prince Harry appears in a London courtroom for his invasion of privacy lawsuit. — Tennessee seeks death penalty in Memphis shooting spree. […]

Mar 13, 2023

Longest-serving death-row inmate wins new trial

Today is Monday, the 171st anniversary of the illustration of Uncle Sam. Here are some other news items. — World’s longest-serving death-row inmate wins new trial. — Georgia needs more prosecutors and public defenders. — Medical director of pregnancy centers opposed to abortion seeks enforcement of 1864 Arizona law. — Prosecuting Donald Trump for Stormy […]

Feb 28, 2022

Florida election pits prosecutor, defense attorney

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of Franklin Roosevelt’s appointment of Frances Perkins to be secretary of labor, the first woman to serve in a U.S. president’s cabinet. Here are some other news items: — Florida prosecutor faces former courtroom opponent in bid for re-election. — This senator turned down two chances to serve on […]

Nov 29, 2021

Israel’s high court rules in international custody dispute

Welcome to Monday, the 131st anniversary of the first Army-Navy football game, which Navy won 24-0 at West Point. Here are some news items to kick off your week. — Israeli Supreme Court orders orphan returned to Italy in custody dispute. — Human rights attorney who sought details of Mexican massacre discovers government spied on […]

Jun 7, 2021

Parents sue Atlanta, say city failed to protect daughter during protest

Welcome to Monday, the 56th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark Griswold v. Connecticut decision barring states from outlawing the use of contraception by married couples. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Parents of slain girl sue Atlanta, claiming the city failed to remove armed vigilantes from peaceful protest. […]

May 25, 2021

It’s not just Arizona: Trump backers’ push to review 2020 ballots spreads

Six months after Donald Trump's loss, conspiracy theorists and Trump backers are continuing their push for repeated examinations of ballots and finding limited successes.

Feb 22, 2021

Arizona does not require law license

Welcome to Monday, the 41st anniversary of the U.S. hockey team’s “miracle on ice” Olympic victory over the Soviet Union’s squad. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Arizona permits nonlawyers to practice law. — Alleged undercounting of hate crimes in United States draws criticism. — Former administrative law judge receives […]

Oct 27, 2017

Media circus: Convicted killer sues former lawyer over tell-all book

PHOENIX — Convicted killer Jodi Arias has sued her former defense attorney over his tell-all book, claiming passages are personally disparaging to her or violate the rules of ethical conduct for lawyers. The lawsuit filed Tuesday alleges that Kirk Nurmi, who headed Arias’ legal team, violated attorney-client privilege and unjustly enriched himself with his book […]

Jun 29, 2015

Justices uphold Ariz. independent redistricting commission

WASHINGTON  — The Supreme Court on Monday upheld Arizona congressional districts drawn by an independent commission and rejected a constitutional challenge from Republican lawmakers. The 5-4 outcome preserves efforts in 13 states to limit partisan influence in redistricting. Most notably, California uses an independent commission to draw electoral boundaries for its largest-in-the-nation congre[...]

Oct 15, 2014

Court tosses Arizona’s no-bail law for immigrants

An appeals court has thrown out a voter-approved law in Arizona that denies bail to immigrants who are in the country illegally and have been charged with a range of felonies that include shoplifting, aggravated identity theft, sexual assault and murder.

May 14, 2014

Swipe to Donate Life

Registering to be an organ donor is pretty easy, right? At one recent charity event in Arizona, it took even less effort to sign up.

Feb 26, 2014

What does Arizona’s Religious Freedom bill mean?

The bill has galvanized business leaders and gay-rights supporters nationwide, united libertarians and Christian conservatives and stirred up a passionate debate on topics like religion and discrimination.

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