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Sen. Jeff Flake sees no more proof of Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault

Posted by   /  October 4, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Ronald J. Hansen | Arizona Republic U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake said Thursday the FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh he helped broker last week has turned up no additional support for the claim that the Supreme Court nominee sexually assaulted someone decades ago. The Arizona Republican is considered one of the swing votes who […]

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Arizona Republic poll: Half of Arizonans support putting Brett Kavanaugh on the Supreme Court

Posted by   /  October 4, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez | Arizona Republic About half of Arizona’s likely voters support Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court and appear evenly divided over whether they believe an allegation he sexually assaulted a girl when he was a teenager, according to a statewide poll. Related: Martha McSally says she’d vote to […]

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Expelled lawmaker Shooter asks judge to order release of documents

Posted by   /  October 3, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Jeremy Duda | Arizona Mirror Ousted lawmaker Don Shooter is asking a judge to order the release of files from the investigation that led to his historic expulsion from the Arizona House of Representatives for sexual harassment. Shooter is seeking the files as part of a legal battle against state Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita, his […]

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Arizona Wildcats, Oregon offered to pay big for basketball recruits, attorneys say

Posted by   /  October 3, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Adam Zagoria | Special to the Arizona Daily The college basketball season is a few weeks away, but talk of “Sneaker Wars” began to heat up Tuesday in a wood-paneled courtroom. Arizona and Oregon, both Nike and Pac-12 schools, were mentioned prominently during opening statements in the federal trial against three men accused of […]

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Short-handed Supreme Court hears endangered species case

Posted by   /  October 2, 2018  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

  Ideological split is on display while lawmakers battle over Judge Kavanaugh By Jess Bravin and Brent Kendall | The Wall Street Journal An eight-member Supreme Court returned from its summer break Monday with a case pitting an endangered species against a logging company, immediately demonstrating the pivotal role that Judge Brett Kavanaugh would play […]

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California bans secret settlements in sexual harassment cases

Posted by   /  October 1, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Alexei Koseff | The Sacramento Bee California will require its workers to take regular sexual harassment training and forbid secret settlements when they sue their employers. Gov. Jerry Brown on Sunday signed several bills that aim to prevent workplace harassment and help victims of sexual misconduct seek justice. After explosive reporting last fall uncovered […]

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Federal prosecutors likely to mention UA basketball coach Sean Miller, others in fraud trial

Posted by   /  October 1, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Sports  /  No Comments

By Adam Zagoria | Special to the Arizona Daily Star Day 1 of the college basketball bribery trial began Monday at the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, and the Arizona Wildcats are already figuring into the proceedings. Federal prosecutors listed UA basketball coach Sean Miller, former assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson and Deandre Ayton, […]

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U.S. Supreme Court ready to hear 2 important cases; Rose Law Group Founder and President Jordan Rose comments

Posted by   /  October 1, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Real Estate  /  No Comments

NAHB Now The U.S. Supreme Court starts a new term on Monday, Oct. 1 with two cases that home builders have been following closely. The opening argument of the term, Weyerhaeuser v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service, involves a clash between two NAHB members and the dusky gopher frog. In 2012, the Fish and Wildlife […]

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U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Industry Challenge to Grand Canyon Uranium Mining Ban

Posted by   /  October 1, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

The Center for Biological Diversity (Editor’s note:News releases are published as submitted unless there are errors of fact.) GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz.— The U.S. Supreme Court today declined to hear the mining industry’s challenge to the 20-year ban on new uranium mining near the Grand Canyon. The National Mining Association and the American Exploration […]

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Scenes from Jeff Flake’s Supreme Court rebellion

Posted by   /  September 29, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  The Arizona Republican’s head-snapping moves Friday left Washington in shock and Brett Kavanaugh in renewed jeopardy By Burgess Everett, Elana Schor and John Bresnahan | POLITICO Four senators undecided on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination gathered Thursday night for a quiet chat with earth-shaking consequences. The topic: How to handle sexual assault allegations against the judge […]

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