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Lawyers for Arizona inmates seek hearing in health care suit

The lawyers said Judge Roslyn Silver hasn’t held a status conference in the lawsuit since December 2018

ACLU AZ files records request for Trump-era DHS agreement made with Arizona

Arizona was one of a handful of states and districts to sign on to the agreements just before Biden entered office.

AZ Federal Prosecutor resigning

Arizona's chief federal law enforcement officer to resign with new administration in Washington, D.C.

Federal judge issues order, not stopping mining effort at Oak Flat

By not granting the preliminary injunction, the land swap between the U.S. Forest Service and Resolution Copper will proceed.

Arizona’s prison population declines by 11% during pandemic

The decrease reflects a slowdown in the state’s court system

Arizona Supreme Court judge retiring

The Court’s presiding disciplinary judge William J. O’Neil will step down later this year

Fort Yuma Quechan Tribal Council member dies after getting COVID-19

Claudette White was new to the council but had a legal history in tribal courts as a judge.

A conversation with law expert about Oak Flat and treaties

Law Professor Stacy Leeds discusses how a treaty from 1852 has bearing in the battle over Oak Flat.

San Carlos Tribal members run to advocate for Oak Flat

The group is running from the religious site to Phoenix before a court hearing discussing the area's future.

Local bars and restaurants sue Pima County over curfew

The lawsuit claims the county's 10 p.m. curfew is unlawful and discriminatory towards business deemed non-essential.

New Pima County attorney drops cash bail, some deportations

Laura Conover took office Monday, replacing Barbara LaWall.

Missing and murdered Indigenous women study committee releases recommendations

The committee identified a list of legislative, data and law enforcement recommendations.

25 judges to vote on? Start here.

Voters in Arizona decide on whether a judge should keep their job, but it's a job that can be hard to vet.

Indigenous Peoples' Day border demonstration ends with tear gas, arrests

11 demonstrators taken into DPS custody during a Border Patrol checkpoint blockade in Pima County.

UA School of Journalism starting diversity scholarship

A fundraiser forum discussed how minority journalists covered 2020 social justice movements.

Different perspectives at the Tucson Desert Art Museum.

Also on Arizona Spotlight: An essay about mortality in the time of COVID-19; and a dash of audio madness from the youth of the Scamp Radio (1/2) Hour.

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