US Supreme Court http://knau.org en Flagstaff Couples Join Challenge to Arizona’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban http://knau.org/post/flagstaff-couples-join-challenge-arizona-s-same-sex-marriage-ban <p>After recently being denied marriage licenses, two same-sex Flagstaff couples joined a lawsuit Monday challenging the state’s one-man-one-woman definition of marriage. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the lawsuit seeks to overturn a 2008 voter approved amendment to the state constitution.</p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 00:02:14 +0000 Ryan Heinsius 43270 at http://knau.org Flagstaff Couples Join Challenge to Arizona’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban Supreme Court Refuses to Allow Enforcement of Arizona Abortion Law http://knau.org/post/supreme-court-refuses-allow-enforcement-arizona-abortion-law <p>The U.S. Supreme Court refused today to allow the state to enforce its ban on abortion at 20 weeks. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.</p><p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 22:17:18 +0000 Howard Fischer 42115 at http://knau.org Supreme Court Refuses to Allow Enforcement of Arizona Abortion Law Brewer Asks Supreme Court to Allow SB 1070 Enforcement Provision http://knau.org/post/brewer-asks-supreme-court-allow-sb-1070-enforcement-provision <p>Gov. Jan Brewer asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to let the state enforce a 2010 law making it a crime to knowingly transport or harbor those in the country illegally. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:44:11 +0000 Howard Fischer 41870 at http://knau.org Brewer Asks Supreme Court to Allow SB 1070 Enforcement Provision Court Case Aims to Green Light Gay Marriage in Arizona http://knau.org/post/court-case-aims-green-light-gay-marriage-arizona <p>Four gay couples went to court Monday seeking the right to be legally wed in the state. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 16:21:35 +0000 Howard Fischer 41869 at http://knau.org Court Case Aims to Green Light Gay Marriage in Arizona US Supreme Court to Hear AZ Immigration Law http://knau.org/post/us-supreme-court-hear-az-immigration-law <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; PHOENIX (AP) _ The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on<br />Arizona&#39;s immigration enforcement law on April 25, in the last such<br />hearing of the high court&#39;s current term.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The court will review a federal appeals court decision that<br />upheld a judge&#39;s ruling blocking key provisions of the Arizona law.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; One of those provisions requires that police, while enforcing<br />other laws, question a person&#39;s immigration status if officers have Fri, 03 Feb 2012 21:30:30 +0000 Associated Press 8582 at http://knau.org Arizona's Attorney General says state has good case http://knau.org/post/arizonas-attorney-general-says-state-has-good-case <p>Attorney General&nbsp;Tom&nbsp;Horne says he believes Arizona has a good case when the U.S Supreme Court&nbsp;hears arguments in late April, on the constitutionality of&nbsp;Arizona&rsquo;s immigration law, known as&nbsp;1070.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 18:32:46 +0000 Dennis Lambert 5830 at http://knau.org US Supreme Court to decide Arizona's immigration law http://knau.org/post/us-supreme-court-decide-arizonas-immigration-law <p>The U.S. Supreme Court this morning agreed to consider whether an injunction against the state&#39;s tough immigration law is illegal.</p><p>And, in doing so, they are likely to rule on just how far states can go in enacting their own laws in the area.<br />Without comment the justices accepted the petition by Gov. Jan Brewer to review the action of U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton in blocking the state from enforcing key provisions of SB 1070. The court gave no reason.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:09:01 +0000 Howard Fischer 5822 at http://knau.org