WASHINGTON - Just one day after it said the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission was legal, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said it will hear a challenge to the commission's Statehouse district plans.
WASHINGTON - When voters approved the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission they were reaffirming a "core principle" of government, the Supreme Court said Monday, "that voters should choose their representatives, not the other way around."
WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi will serve out a three-year sentence in federal prison on extortion and racketeering convictions, after the Supreme Court Monday refused to hear his latest appeal.
WASHINGTON - Use of the drug midazolam in lethal injections does not constitute cruel and unusual punishment, despite its use in botched executions in Arizona and Oklahoma, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court said Friday that states cannot deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples, ruling that the Constitution's protection of the right to marry cannot be denied based on gender.
WASHINGTON - The White House on Wednesday announced a new policy on how it deals with foreign hostage-takers and "in particular its interaction and communication with families whose loved ones have been taken hostage."
WASHINGTON - An appeals court Friday upheld a federal death-row inmate's conviction and sentence in the grisly 2001 beating and stabbing murders of a woman and her 9-year-old granddaughter on the Navajo Nation.