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Pima County court asks public for comments on commissioner nominees

The Pima County Superior Court is asking the public to submit comments on four candidates for court commissioner, who support Superior Court and Juvenile Court judges and can make minor court decisions. ... Read more»

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Pima County Supes to discuss how Huckelberry's 'double dip' happened on their watch

Pima County Supervisors Matt Heinz and Steve Christy — hardly a buddy movie in the making — both have questions about how the county's former top executive was able to retire with no one knowing.... Read more»

Knauer takes to bench as new Pima County court commissioner

The top two Pima County judges have hired Nicholas Knauer, an assistant state attorney general, to serve as a Superior Court commissioner.... Read more»

Pima courts seek public comments on candidates for family law judge

The public can give feedback on the candidates for appointment as a new Pima County court commissioner, who will sit as a judge in family law cases.... Read more»

States accuse Google of tricking users to get location data

Attorneys general for three other states and the District of Columbia filed lawsuits Monday against Google, alleging that the ubiquitous internet titan collected valuable data about its users' locations through deception - similar to the lawsuit filed by Arizona in 2020.... Read more»

Ban on school mask mandates violates Arizona Constitution’s 'single-subject' rule, opponents argue

A coalition of Arizona educators and parents is asking a Superior Court judge to scrap the Legislature’s ban on school mask mandates before it takes effect on Sept. 29.... Read more»

Kimberly Ortiz appointed as newest Pima County judge

Kimberly Ortiz will take the bench in Pima County Superior Court, Gov. Doug Ducey announced Friday, filling a seat left vacant by the retirement of Judge Paul E. Tang.... Read more»

Laurie San Angelo named as new Pima County judge

Laurie San Angelo, a commissioner for the Superior Court in Pima County, has been named a judge here by Gov. Doug Ducey, filling a vacancy created by Judge Scott Rash's confirmation to the federal bench.... Read more»

Arizona Supreme Court says Invest in Ed will be on November’s ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that voters in November will get the chance to decide whether to tax wealthy Arizonans to provide more funding to public schools, overturning a lower court that earlier tossed the Invest in Education Act after concluding that organizers crafted a misleading summary of the measure.... Read more»

5 listed as possible choices for Ducey in Pima judge appointment

The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments has recommended five candidates to Gov. Doug Ducey for an open judge's spot on the Superior Court in Pima County. ... Read more»

In reprise of 2018 ruling, judge boots tax hike for education off ballot

For the second time in as many election cycles, a judge has barred from the ballot a citizen initiative that seeks to increase funding for K-12 education by hiking income taxes for higher earning Arizonans, ruling that the campaign omitted critical information from a brief description on the petitions they circulated.... Read more»

Public input sought on Pima Superior Court judge appointment

The Pima County Commission on Trial Court Appointments is seeking public input on nine candidates for an opening on the Superior Court in Pima County. ... Read more»

Az governor orders evictions delayed due to CV-19 outbreak

Arizona renters undergoing hardships because of the coronavirus outbreak can't be evicted — at least not immediately, Gov. Doug Ducey ordered Tuesday. The governor ordered evictions be delayed for at least 120 days.... Read more»

Pima Superior Court limiting courthouse access, postponing hearings due to CV-19

To limit potential coronavirus exposure, Pima Superior Court is restricting access to the courthouse, and postponing or using alternate means for most hearings.... Read more»

Justice Court halting evictions & misdemeanor trials for CV-19 outbreak, but one judge won't go along

All possible criminal and civil cases in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts have been ordered to be delayed for at least a month, including criminal misdemeanors and eviction cases. But one justice of the peace is refusing to go along with the plan.... Read more»

County courts suspend jury trials, courthouse weddings due to coronavirus

While various courts in Pima County are remaining open, jury trials are being delayed because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Some hearings will only take place via telephone, and anyone feeling ill can request a delay in a court hearing.... Read more»

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