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Maricopa refuses to forward APEX petition; issue could go to court

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Joey Chenoweth | Pinal Central Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents APEX Motor Club The city of Maricopa has decided that an effort to get a conditional use permit for APEX Motor Club to be put on a future ballot does not meet requirements, likely leaving the effort’s future up to the courts. In a […]

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Legal battle resumes over law that killed Tucson schools ethnic studies program

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Education  /  No Comments

Huppenthal, Horne testifying By Yoohyun Jung | Arizona Daily Star The legal battle over an ethnic-studies program at Tucson’s largest school district resumed in court Monday, seven years after an Arizona law went into effect, leading to its demise. U.S. Circuit Judge A. Wallace Tashima is overseeing the bench trial in Tucson at the U.S. […]

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Same-sex couples win more than just the right to marry

Posted by   /  June 27, 2017  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

Couples entitled to ‘constellation of benefits’ By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times A new ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court could strengthen claims by gays that they’re entitled to more than just the right to marry. In a 6-3 decision, the justices said their historic 2015 ruling stands for […]

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U.S. Supreme Court wants to hear from Trump on ‘dreamers’ driver’s licenses

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services The ability of “dreamers” living in Arizona to drive could depend on what the Trump administration thinks. In a brief order Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court asked the Department of Justice for its views on whether those in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program are legally present […]

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Sheriff Joe’s trial begins

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s ex-attorney testified on Monday that he explicitly and repeatedly explained to his client a federal judge’s order that prohibited him from enforcing federal immigration law By Megan Cassidy | The Republic 10:30 a.m.: Opening arguments made Attorneys laid out dueling theories as the criminal contempt trial of Joe Arpaio opened Monday […]

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Supreme Court announces partial ruling on travel ban

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Adam Luptak | The New York Times The court said it would hear arguments in October, noting that the government had not asked it to act faster The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it would decide whether President Trump’s revised travel ban was lawful, setting the stage for a major decision on the […]

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Former ‘We Buy Ugly Houses’ franchisee admits to running real estate ponzi scheme

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Misused investor money, forged investors’ signatures on deeds By Ben Lane | Housingwire The former owner of a “We Buy Ugly Houses” franchise admitted in federal court this week that she mislead investors, misused investors’ money, forged investors’ signatures on deeds, and ran what amounted to a real estate ponzi scheme. According to the U.S. […]

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Oral arguments in freeway case likely in October, court advises

Posted by   /  June 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Transportation  /  No Comments

Ahwatukee Foothills news Any hope for a quick resolution of the appeal over the South Mountain Freeway was shattered late last week when the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said it probably won’t hear oral arguments before October. Stating the case “is being considered for the October 2017 San Francisco oral […]

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[OPINION] With Supreme Court’s abandonment, it’s time for states to protect property rights; Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose supports institute’s position

Posted by   /  June 24, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Goldwater Institute (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) rivate property is a critical ingredient in freedom. That’s why the U.S. Constitution refers to it more than any other right—it protecting our “homes” and “things,” and forbids government from taking our property away without paying just compensation. Unfortunately, in a 5-3 opinion […]

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Arizona Court of Appeals ruling possible setback for gay rights; Rose Law Group attorney Audra Petrolle questions the ruling

Posted by   /  June 23, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  1 Comment

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Saying lawmakers wrote what they meant, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that the same-sex spouse of a woman who gave birth to a child is not entitled to a presumption she is a parent. In what could be a significant setback for […]

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