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Court: Arizona governor not required to carry out execution

The newly elected Democratic governor whose office said the state isn’t currently prepared to carry out the death penalty.

Apaches tell court copper mine would harm sacred sites

U.S. federal government plans for a land swap that will allow Resolution Copper to build the mine will destroy the land in eastern Arizona known as Oak Flat.

Supreme Court seems split in Navajo Nation water rights case

The justices weighed a dispute involving the federal government and the Navajo Nation’s quest for water from the drought-stricken Colorado River.

Feds want justices to end Navajo fight for Colo. River water

The tribe doesn't have enough water and says that the federal government is at fault.

Arizona governor blasted for plans to defy execution order

Hobbs has said executions will not be carried out until Arizonans can be confident the state isn’t violating the law.

Cochise County Supes seek legal representation in election management case against Attorney General

The move comes one day after Arizona's Attorney General Kris Mayes filed lawsuit.

SCOTUS sends six AZ death penalty cases back for resentencing

The move is the result of a ruling last month.

Finchem sanctioned over 'baseless' Arizona election suit

Finchem's suit raised unsupported claims that his loss was marred by misconduct and demanded the results be set aside and the election redone.

Hobbs vows not to carry out execution scheduled by court

Hobbs' vow not to execute Aaron Gunches on April 6 for his murder conviction in a 2002 killing came a day after the state Supreme Court said it must grant an execution warrant.

Obstetrician appeals decision over Arizona abortion law

The suit seeks to reverse an Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that said doctors couldn’t be charged for performing abortions in the first 15 weeks of pregnancy.

Arizona court OKs execution request that AG tried to undo

The state’s highest court said it must grant an execution warrant.

Lake appeals loss in governor’s race to state Supreme Court

Lake’s attorneys focused on problems with ballot printers at some polling places in Maricopa County.

Judge reinstates ban on abortions for fetal abnormalities

The ruling reverses a 2021 decision that previously blocked the law.

I-11 lawsuit goes to court

Environmental groups say alternative routes were not considered.

AG asks court to put execution on hold

Mayes is reversing a move by her predecessor.

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