Legal

Phoenix passes anti-tethering law to protect dogs

PHOENIX — Dog owners will have to treat pets well under a new anti-tethering law in Phoenix pushed by animal-rights advocates.


U.S. Supreme Court reverses Arizona high court in death-row case

WASHINGTON - An Arizona death row inmate could get another chance to challenge his sentence in a 2001 murder, after the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday overturned a ruling by Arizona's high court.

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Court restores students’ free-speech lawsuit against Board of Regents

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that the Arizona Students' Association can pursue a claim that the Arizona Board of Regents cut off its funding in retaliation for the student group's aggressive support of a school-funding initiative.


French authorities’ delay of Acoma Pueblo shield sale ‘a small victory’

WASHINGTON - French authorities halted the sale this week of a shield that the Acoma Pueblo tribe believes was stolen from them in the 1970s, according to tribal leaders.