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Ducey appoints ex-aide to fill state Supreme Court vacancy

Kathryn Hackett King, a Phoenix lawyer, was Ducey’s deputy general counsel from 2015 to 2017.

Supreme Court upholds Arizona voting restrictions

The court ruled 6-3 against a Democratic challenge to the restrictions

Supreme Court has decided Alaska Native Corporations qualify for CARES Act funding

If the court had sided with federally-recognized tribes, some tribal nations, possibly in Arizona, may have received more funds.

Tohono O'odham Nation advocates in Congress for properly funded federal services

Tribal leaders call out government's failure to fulfill promises to fund hospitals, school and detention centers in tribal lands.

Public radio investigates tribal jails, finds tragedy

The investigation identifies a 'pattern of neglect and mismanagement that lead to their death.'

Report examines jail-based voting in Arizona

The report looks into what counties had the best jail-based voting procedures in the November 2020 election.

Navajo Nation names new financial officer during investigation

After reports of 'concerns and irregularities' with a COVID-19 testing contract, the tribe names Elizabeth Begay to head the Navajo Nation Office of the Controller.

Tribal police academy honors Tohono O'odham officer, Bryan Brown

The virtual ceremony remember eight tribal officers who died in the line of duty.

Navajo Nation remembers missing or murdered loved ones May 5

The Missing and Murdered Dine Relatives group hosted a Zoom meeting for loved ones impacted by the MMIWG crisis to share their stories.

Jury trials resume at Pima County Superior Court

The pandemic led to a nearly year-long pause.

New missing and murdered unit for American Indians and Alaska Natives

The new enterprise would facilitate interagency investigations on current and cold cases.

Immigration court backlog exceeds 1.2 million cases

A discussion with the president of the National Association of Immigration Judges.

Tucson council reappoints judge panned by review commission

Mayor Romero: it was unfortunate there was “a blatant campaign" against Magistrate Geraldine Hale

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.

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