406 ABA Journal articles on Arizona.
In late December, federal Magistrate Judge David Duncan waved an iPad in front of his Phoenix courtroom, enraged. He had just read a local news article suggesting that the Arizona…
Feb 27, 2018 1:55 PM CST
In 2010, Cindy Stubbs was nearing the end of a 14-year sentence in a South Carolina prison, determined never to return. A mother of four, locked up on gun and…
Jan 18, 2018 1:25 PM CST
Joe Arpaio, the 85-year-old former lawman pardoned by President Donald Trump just weeks after being convicted for contempt of court, is running for the U.S. Senate in Arizona.
Oct 4, 2017 3:01 PM CDT
The likelihood of Hispanics being stopped and searched by sheriff’s deputies in Maricopa County, Arizona, is still significantly greater than that for whites according to an audit by criminal justice…
Sep 27, 2017 3:23 PM CDT
Nearly a year ago, Nevada death row inmate Scott Dozier asked to be executed, telling a state court judge he would forego his appeals. A doctor deemed Dozier, who was…
Sep 5, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
Prosecuting attorneys are supposed to be ministers of justice and, as a result, have enhanced ethical obligations. The ABA included enhanced duties in its Model Rules of Professional Conduct requiring prosecutors to reveal information about a wrongful conviction. Now, some states are extending this duty beyond prosecutors to all attorneys.
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Law school applications have dropped precipitously in the face of a weak job market and questions about the future for legal employment, according to U.S. News & World Report,…
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Arizona death row inmate Scott Nordstrom lives alone in a room smaller than a parking space. He’s allowed to leave his cell a few times each week to shower or…
Jul 27, 2017 10:27 AM CDT
In contrast to President Donald Trump’s crackdown on immigration, one federal protection for immigrants has been quietly expanded in recent months. A growing number of courtrooms are providing free legal…
Jul 10, 2017 2:26 PM CDT
A former lawyer for Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio was forced to testify Monday in Arpaio’s criminal contempt trial for allegedly violating a judge’s order.