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City of Tucson, State Square Off over Ban on Gun Destruction

Attorney general's office goes to court to seek repeal of city law; Council votes to fight it.

State Supreme Court to Hear Cases at UA College of Law

One is appeal in two Tucson murder cases in which defendants were teenagers.

Tucson, 2 Other Arizona Cities 'Perfect' on LGBTQ Inclusivity

Human Rights Campaign’s annual index looks at laws, policies and services available in a city.

In Wake of Dallas Police Killings - Tucson Police Working with the Community

Tucson Police one of 15 police departments in the country selected for new policing strategies

Wanted by the Law? Clear It Up in Pima County This Saturday

Court officials hope people will appear to pay fines, clear up issues with 20,000 warrants.

$1.5M Grant to Help Pima County Reduce Jail Population

County spends $66M a year on jail, aims for 18% fewer inmates through various programs.

Tucson Charter Committee Will Consider Election Structure

Review comes after federal court called city's 'hybrid' election system unconstitutional.

Goldwater Institute Lawyer Named to State Supreme Court

Appointment of Clint Bolick is his first judicial job after years as constitutional litigator.

Republican Candidates Ask Judge to Overturn Election

Tucson Wards 2 and 4 candidates challenge city on its use of 'hybrid' elections this fall.

Two Republicans Want Tucson Council Election Overturned

Lawton, Burkholder sue, claiming they won in their wards and should take seats.

US Court: Tucson Elections Wrongly Favor Democrats

Balloting system violates one-man, one-vote, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules.

Arpaio Contempt Hearing Over Latino Profiling Resumes

Sheriff, several of his top officers face federal sanctions, possibility of criminal charges.

Activist Wrongly Barred from State Senate, Court Rules

Russell Pearce, then Senate president, had immigrant rights advocate kept out after protest.

Next Court Redistricting Challenge: Legislative Lines

Supreme Court to hear claim that independent commission drew boundaries favoring Democrats.

Arizonans' Division Over Same-Sex Marriage Continues

US Supreme Court ruling makes no changes in state's cultural, political differences.

Sex Trafficking Bill Get Unanimous Support in House

Bill will allow judges to vacate criminal records of victims of sex trafficking.

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