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Flagstaff student housing wins in court

Posted by   /  April 22, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Corina Vanek | Arizona Daily Sun The Hub has won. A Pima County Superior Court judge on Friday denied the appeal of the Flagstaff Board of Adjustment’s decision to allow construction of a student housing complex, known as The Hub 2.0. Judge James Marner, who was invited to hear the case due to local […]

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Praying you’ll read this: How high should the wall between church and state be?

Posted by   /  April 21, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Rose Law Group  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer | Rose Law Group Reporter prayer noun/plural noun: prayers a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or an object of worship.   The U.S. Senate this month changed its 60-vote rule (the so-called “nuclear option”) to secure confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. […]

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New delay mires progress of anti-freeway federal appeals case

Posted by   /  April 20, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Transportation  /  No Comments

By Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News The court gave the Gila Community until May 30 to file a brief even though the community had only requested a May 1 deadline. Arizona Department of Transportation While work on the South Mountain Freeway is proceeding quickly, the court effort aimed at stopping it is moving at […]

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A judge, movie star with Arizona ties make Time’s 100 most influential people of year list

Posted by   /  April 20, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

KTAR.COM Two women with ties to Arizona are on Time magazine’s list of the most influential people of the year, which was unveiled Thursday. The two women on the list are from different walks of life. Actress Emma Stone was born in Scottsdale and has become an Oscar-winning international film star. Former Supreme Court Justice […]

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Arizona Supreme Court to rule on same-sex child parental rights

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to review the case of a same-sex spouse who was granted parental rights over her ex-wife’s biological child. In October, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Suzan McLaughlin was entitled to the same parental rights as if she were a man after […]

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‘Mixed feelings’ — Court of Appeals rules on Verde Ditch

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Water  /  No Comments

Ditch company, Salt River Project not permitted to litigate shareholders’ water rights in county Superior Court By Bill Helm | Bugle The Verde Ditch Company and the Salt River Project are not permitted to litigate the water rights of Verde Ditch shareholders in the Yavapai County Superior Court, said the ruling of a three-judge panel […]

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Court rejects Arizona’s challenge to EPA-imposed emissions rules

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

By Arren Kimbel-Sannit | Cronkite News The Environmental Protection Agency was within its rights to impose certain standards on industrial sites in Arizona in place of state rules meant to ensure visibility in federal parks, a federal appeals court ruled. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected arguments by the […]

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Indian community attorneys argue before Arizona Supreme Court to protect Indian children; Kaine Fisher, Rose Law Group Partner, director Family Law Dept., reacts to case

Posted by   /  April 18, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Sonoran News – Attorneys for the Gila River Indian Community Monday made oral arguments before the Arizona Supreme Court in a controversial case involving which court – Arizona state Court or the Community’s Tribal Court – will be the ultimate decision-maker regarding the future of a Native American child at risk of being permanently […]

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Farnsworth remains silent on killing popular court bills

Posted by   /  April 17, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Pinal County attorney surprised by actions on the RICO bill By Katie Campbell | Arizona Capitol Times Republican Rep. Eddie Farnsworth single-handedly ended much of the Arizona Supreme Court’s legislative efforts at giving poor people a break in the justice system. And Farnsworth, who is chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, is keeping his motives […]

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Goddard accuses state of ‘sneak attack’ blindsiding Central Arizona Project

Posted by   /  April 17, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

Former Attorney General Terry Goddard accused attorneys for the Arizona Department of Water Resources (AWDR) ethical lapses and of blindsiding the Central Arizona Project (CAP) over their filing of a legal brief in an employment lawsuit involving the water district, Arizona Capitol Times reports. The lawsuit was filed in 2012 by a former employee of […]

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