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Arizona Supreme Court declines to hear Tempe ‘squatter’ case

Posted by   /  November 17, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Richard Ruelas | The Republic The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday declined to hear the case of a Tempe man who is fighting with the city over rights to land he claims has been in his family for more than a century. Steve Sussex had filed suit against the city claiming he gained title to the land, […]

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Court ruling validates rights in same-sex marriages, will have ripple effect

Posted by   /  September 19, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Family Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer, Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Saying all marriages are created equal, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled today that the spouse of a gay woman who has given birth is entitled to the same parental rights as if she had been a man. Chief Justice Scott Bales, writing for the majority, […]

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Arizona Supreme Court denies appeal against Maricopa, Apex

Posted by   /  September 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents APEX Motor Club By Mason Callejas | InMaricopa The Arizona Supreme Court has rejected a case filing from an organization trying to force the city to hold a vote on a proposed race track in Maricopa. See order The decision to deny Maricopa Citizens Protecting Taxpayers both a Petition for Review and an […]

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Supreme Court denies appeal in APEX lawsuit [UPDATED]

Posted by   /  September 14, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents APEX Motor Club By Kevin Reagan | Pinal Central PHOENIX —The developers of a private motor park in Maricopa and the city won back-to-back victories in court this week. The Arizona Supreme Court denied a request to review a petition filed by plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Private Motorsports Group […]

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Arizona’s high court hears appeal on ‘dreamers’ tuition

Posted by   /  August 24, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Immigration  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star An appellate court ruling denying in-state tuition to “dreamers” is based on a flawed reading of the law, the attorney for Maricopa colleges contends. In new legal papers, Mary O’Grady said the Court of Appeals wrongfully conflated restrictions in a 2006 voter-approved law, about services […]

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Commissioner Burns sues to void APS rate increase

Posted by   /  August 23, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment  /  1 Comment

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Calling the process illegal, a utility regulator is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to void last week’s vote giving the state’s largest electric utility permission to immediately charge its customers an extra $7 a month. Bob Burns, on the losing end of the 4-1 […]

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Supreme Court rules state has say on gun laws, not cities; ‘perceived as a win for fiscal conservatives,’ says Rose Law Group litigation attorney Logan Elia, who focuses on gun law and creating National Firearms Trusts

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

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services Declaring lawmakers have the final say, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday that cities, towns and counties have no right to enact their own gun regulations. In a unanimous conclusion, the justices voided a 2005 Tucson ordinance that says when the police department obtains a gun through seizure […]

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Lawmakers cannot outlaw medical marijuana on campus?

Posted by   /  August 8, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times State lawmakers have no legal right to make it a crime for medical marijuana users to possess the drug on college campuses, an attorney for a student who was arrested is arguing to the Arizona Supreme Court. In new legal filings, attorney Thomas Dean […]

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Arizona Supreme Court gives citizen initiatives wide berth

Posted by   /  August 2, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times The Arizona Supreme Court from left are Robert Brutinel, John Lopez, John Pelander, Scott Bales, Andrew Gould, Clint Bolick, Ann Scott Timmer. The state’s high court on Wednesday paved the way for more wide-ranging citizen initiatives — assuming the proponents can get their issues […]

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Journalists win Arizona Supreme Court case over reporter’s notes

Posted by   /  July 26, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Michael Kiefer | The Republic The Arizona Supreme Court has dismissed a case against an Arizona Republic editor after a 19-month legal battle in which the newspaper argued that he did not have to turn over his unpublished notes from an interview with a crime victim. John D’Anna in December 2015 published a story […]

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