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Judge John Hinderaker

A seat on the federal bench in Southern Arizona will be filled by Judge John Hinderaker, a Democrat whose nomination by President Trump last year languished in the Senate for months. Read more»

Attorney Greg Kuykendall and his client Scott Warren outside of the federal courthouse after a judge accepted a motion to dismiss the remaining misdemeanor charge against the No More Deaths volunteer.

Prosecutors dropped the only remaining charge against Scott Warren, ending the misdemeanor case against the No More Deaths volunteer just months after the government's attempt to charge him with two felonies case collapsed in November. Read more»

Scott Warren at federal court in May.

The second federal felony trial of Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer accused of harboring illegal immigrants in Arizona's western desert in 2018, continued Wednesday with closing arguments as both prosecutors and defense attorneys worked to convince the jury before they began their deliberations. Read more»

Scott Warren at federal court in May.

Update: Scott Warren, a No More Deaths volunteer accused of harboring illegal immigrants in Arizona's western desert, testified in his own defense Tuesday, telling a federal jury he was working to "alleviate suffering" during a "humanitarian crisis." Read more»

Scott Warren at federal court in May.

On the fourth day of Warren's re-trial, defense experts laid out the legal protocols and medical necessity of caring for migrants, while two No More Deaths volunteers described their work in Arizona's desert. Read more»

Scott Warren speaks to people outside the federal courtroom.

On the third day of trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren, prosecutors wrapped up with video depositions and an expert in cellphone data, and the defense team began laying out the case for humanitarian aid in the desert. Read more»

Scott Warren waits during his first felony trial at the U.S. District Court in Downtown Tucson. Warren faces two counts of harboring stemming from a Jan. 2018 arrest after a trial earlier this summer ended in a hung jury.

Two Border Patrol agents testified that their raid on a building used as a staging area for No More Deaths in Ajo was sparked by Scott Warren standing outside with two undocumented men and pointing toward a series of mountains to the north. Read more»

Scott Warren waits during his first felony trial at the U.S. District Court in Downtown Tucson. Warren faces two counts of harboring stemming from a Jan. 2018 arrest after a trial earlier this summer ended in a hung jury.

The second trial of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren began Tuesday, with prosecutors asserting he harbored two men in the country illegally, while defense attorneys argued that the government’s case was built on “false assumptions” about his intent. Read more»

Scott Warren waits during his trial at the U.S. District Court in downtown Tucson. Warren faces two counts of harboring stemming from a Jan. 2018 arrest after a trial earlier this summer ended in a hung-jury.

Defense attorneys for Scott Warren, the No More Deaths volunteer who faces a second trial next week, argued that a proposed prohibition on speaking about President Trump would violate his constitutional rights. Read more»

Scott Warren outside the courthouse after a July 2 hearing.

Federal prosecutors filed a motion Thursday asking the court to block Scott Warren—a No More Deaths volunteer charged two counts of human smuggling–from talking about the Trump administration or its policies during his trial, arguing that allowing him to do so would be "unfairly prejudicial." Read more»

Scott Warren outside the courthouse after a July 2 hearing.

As Scott Warren — a No More Deaths volunteer charged with two counts of human smuggling — again faces trial, the judge has assigned a lawyer for a volunteer nurse who works with the humanitarian group, in one of several rulings issued Monday morning. Read more» 1

Scott Warren speaks to supporters outside of the federal court on July 2 after federal prosecutors announced they would pursue harboring charges against the No More Deaths volunteer.

A federal judge ruled that documents filed in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren must be unsealed after media organizations sued to make them public. Read more»

Scott Warren outside the courthouse after Tuesday's hearing.

Federal prosecutors will pursue two harboring charges against Scott Warren after announcing in federal court Tuesday morning that they would drop the charge of criminal conspiracy to transport and harbor illegal aliens. Read more» 2

Scott Warren, during an event in Ajo in August 2018.

Three weeks after a jury declared they were unable to reach a decision in the case against No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren, federal prosecutors will announce Tuesday whether they will again pursue criminal charges. Read more»

Scott Warren waits for a jury to return a verdict on Friday, June 7, 2019.

After deliberating for three days, the jury in the case of No More Deaths volunteer Scott Warren is deadlocked and unable to reach a decision on the three federal felony charges against him. The judge declared a hung jury. Read more» 1

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