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Arizona Democrats call for 'audit' probe, as federal panel starts its own

Arizona Democrats called on Attorney General Mark Brnovich to investigate the state Senate’s 'audit' of Maricopa County election returns as a congressional panel launched its own investigation into Cyber Ninjas, the private firm contracted by Senate President Karen Fann.... Read more»

Arizona Gov. Ducey signs bill requiring conviction before seizure of assets

Under a landmark bill reforming Arizona’s civil asset forfeiture laws signed by Gov. Doug Ducey, prosecutors and law enforcement agencies will no longer be permitted to permanently seize people’s property for alleged criminal wrongdoing without actually convicting them of a crime.... Read more»

Arizona GOP proposal would criminalize 'intimidating' police, first responders

A bill introduced before the Arizona Senate wants to make it a felony to intimate police, firefighters or other first responders because they are members of the law enforcement community, which critics say is an attempt to criminalize protests against police violence like those seen across Arizona last summer.... Read more»

Napier rejects Dems' claim of racist infiltration of police

Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier pushed back against claims that white supremacists have infiltrated law enforcement agencies, telling a House committee Tuesday that he has “simply not been exposed” to any evidence of that.... Read more»

Conservative attorney planning lawsuit over Ducey’s stay-at-home order

A prominent Republican attorney plans to take Gov. Doug Ducey to court in an attempt to overturn the stay-at-home order he imposed to combat the COVID-19 outbreak, presuming that order is still in effect by the end of the week.... Read more»

Analysis

Coronavirus quarantines & your legal rights: 4 questions answered

With the spread of a deadly and communicable disease – the coronavirus is both – individual liberties may be temporarily sidelined to protect the larger community. ... Read more»