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Court To Hear Arizona Immigration Appeal Nov. 1
Posted on 21 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal appeals court says it will hear arguments Nov. 1 in Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's appeal of a ruling that put parts of the state's new immigration law on hold. Brewer asked the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco... Read More

AZ, NV To Join Suit Over Federal Health Care Bill
Posted on 8 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The governors of Arizona and Nevada say their states will join 14 others suing the federal government over health care reform. Gov. Jan Brewer announced Arizona was joining the suit Tuesday night. She signed a bill April 1 that gave... Read More

Federal Judge Blocks Utah Immigration Law
Posted on 12 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SALT LAKE CITY - (AP) A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Utah immigration law that would have allowed police to check the citizenship status of anyone they arrest, citing its similarities to the most controversial parts of an Arizona law that seems... Read More

Arizona Sheriff, Ex-Prosecutor Sued Over Probes
Posted on 2 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) A total of four lawsuits have been filed against a former prosecutor and an Arizona sheriff known for his anti-illegal immigration tactics in the metropolitan Phoenix area. Two former judges, a current judge and two Maricopa County officials... Read More

Navajo Nation Settles Coal Mining Royalty Lawsuit
Posted on 10 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - (AP) The Navajo Nation has settled its allegations that a coal mining company conspired with others to cheat the tribe out of hundreds of millions of dollars in royalties. The tribe and Peabody Energy announced a settlement Thursday... Read More

AP: $500,000 Donated To Arizona To Defend Immigration Law
Posted on 9 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Retirees and other residents from all over the country were among those who donated nearly $500,000 to help Arizona defend its immigration enforcement law, with most chipping in $100 or less, according to an analysis of documents obtained... Read More

Judge Blocks Parts Of Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 29 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) A federal judge stepped into the fight over Arizona's immigration law at the last minute Wednesday, blocking the heart of the measure and defusing a confrontation between police and thousands of activists that had been building for... Read More

Ariz. County To Pay $2M To La. Man Shot In Eye
Posted on 5 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) An Arizona county will pay $2 million to a Louisiana man who claims he was shot in the eye in a road rage incident involving two of the county's deputies who were working in New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The Maricopa... Read More

Arizona Files Appeal As Sheriff Launches New Sweep
Posted on 30 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The showdown over Arizona's immigration law played out in court and on Phoenix's sun-splashed streets on Thursday, as the state sought to reinstate key parts of the measure and angry protesters chanted that they refused to "live... Read More

High Court Weighs Arizona Employer Sanctions Law
Posted on 8 Dec 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to sustain an Arizona law that threatens to take away the licenses of businesses that knowingly hire workers who are in the United States illegally. The justices heard arguments in a... Read More

Arizona City Joins Officer's Lawsuit Over Immigration Law
Posted on 2 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TUCSON, Ariz. - (AP) The city of Tucson has joined a lawsuit by one of its police officers to block Arizona's immigration enforcement law. The suit was filed in late April in U.S. District Court in Tucson on behalf of Tucson police officer Martin... Read More

Arizona Immigration Law Facing Referendum Drive, Lawsuit
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX – (AP) A referendum drive and a lawsuit have emerged as potential road blocks to Arizona's tough new law on illegal immigration that has thrust the state into the national spotlight. The legal action set to be filed Thursday in federal... Read More

Feds Sue To Block Arizona Illegal Immigrant Law
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) The U.S. Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona's new law targeting illegal immigrants, setting the stage for a clash between the federal government and the state over the nation's... Read More

Arizona Gov. Opposes Mexico's Participation In Appeal
Posted on 7 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PHOENIX - (AP) Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is opposing a court ruling that lets other countries file a friend-of-the-court brief in her appeal of a decision that put parts of the state's new immigration law on hold. Mexico and 10 other Latin American... Read More

Panel Hints At Tossing Part of Arizona Immigration Law
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Arizona's immigration law faced tough scrutiny from a federal appeals panel Monday as the state's governor appeared in person to support the controversial provision on the day before the election in which she's seeking... Read More