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The NFL concussion settlement just keeps getting worse and worse

Posted by   /  May 19, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images By Dom Cosentino | Deadspin In what plaintiffs’ attorneys view as a total disaster, the federal judge overseeing the NFL concussion settlement on Thursday denied a motion to reconsider rules changes for physicians she had approved last month. Those changes, as noted earlier, stand to make it even more […]

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Former county supervisor wins $21M lawsuit against utilities owner George Johnson

Posted by   /  May 16, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

George Johnson By Lauren Castle and Ryan Randazzo |Arizona Republic A jury awarded a former Maricopa County supervisor $21 million in a civil lawsuit against Pinal County utilities owner George Johnson.   Andy Kunasek filed a lawsuit in 2013 against Johnson and several others after he said he stopped receiving distributions from a trust. Johnson is the […]

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Mother’s Day Feature: Arizona judge with cerebral palsy credits his mom with his success

Posted by   /  May 12, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Health Care  /  No Comments

Judge Randall Howe, second from left, with his family /Judge Randall Howe Photo By Taylor Kinnerup | KTAR Judge Randall Howe has represented Arizona in more than 400 appeals, argued more than 80 cases in the Arizona Supreme Court and even argued on the state’s behalf before the U.S. Supreme Court. So why would anyone […]

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Arizona among states spending big on make-or-break 2020 census

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

People gather outside the Supreme Court in April to protest the Trump administration’s census citizenship question. The question will lead to inaccurate population counts, opponents say. /Win McNamee/Getty Images file photo California has already allocated $100 million as citizenship question looms By Jacob Fischler | Roll Call Freed from the budget constraints that dogged them […]

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It’s the NCAA’s turn to investigate the college basketball bribery scandal

Posted by   /  May 10, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

/IllLSU coach Will Wade and Arizona coach Sean Miller were caught on wiretaps talking about paying recruits, but never even took the witness stand after the judge nixed their testimonies./ustration: Rebecca Zisser/Axios By Kendall Baker | Axios Following a two-week trial, jurors on Wednesday returned guilty verdicts on just three of the 10 charges faced […]

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Two men guilty in federal bribery case that ensnared former Arizona Wildcats assistant coach

Posted by   /  May 8, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

Christian Dawkins, left, and Merl Code were found guilty on three of the 10 total charges facing them. By Adam Zagoria | Special to the Arizona Daily Star   After nearly three weeks, the federal bribery case involving college basketball is over. Related:Christian Dawkins says he ‘never’ talked to Sean Miller about bringing Deandre Ayton to […]

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Brnovich gets help in legal challenge to California business tax

Posted by   /  May 8, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times Attorney General Mark Brnovich is getting some allies in his legal fight with California over that state’s efforts to tax Arizona businesses and individuals. In new legal briefs, the Southeastern Legal Foundation and the Cato Institute tell the U.S. Supreme Court that California has […]

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Arizona confirms NCAA investigation into men’s basketball program has started [UPDATE]

Posted by   /  May 4, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Sports  /  No Comments

An investigation into the University of Arizona men’s basketball program has begun, school officials confirmed to the Star on Friday. McKale Center/Stock photo UA had not previously confirmed that the program was being investigated. However, Yahoo quoted unnamed sources on Feb. 4 saying that it was happening with the UA and other schools.  Less than a month […]

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Latest Sean Miller federal trial developments prompt response from University of Arizona

Posted by   /  May 2, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

“The University of Arizona takes the information presented in court today very seriously and remains committed to the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct which includes competing within the rules of the NCAA and the Pac-12 Conference.”  By Bruce Pascoe | Arizona Daily Star  Arizona says it is taking “very seriously” what was presented […]

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On secret recording, former UA assistant says Sean Miller ‘bought’ Deandre Ayton

Posted by   /  May 1, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

Aspiring sports agent Christian Dawkins and Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller./Arizona Daily Star Arizona Star In audio played for jurors in Wednesday’s federal college basketball bribery trial, former Arizona assistant coach Book Richardson told aspiring agent Christian Dawkins that head coach Sean Miller “bought” Deandre Ayton and others. On another phone call, meanwhile, Dawkins […]

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