A state law mandating elected officials be at least "minimally proficient in English" doesn't violate anyone's right to participate in government, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled on Friday. The case first hit Arizona's lower courts when the mayor of San Luis claimed a city council candidate couldn't read, write, or speak English and should thus be disqualified, The Wall Street Journal's Law Blog reported Friday.
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court struck down an Arizona law on Tuesday that bans abortions from 20 weeks gestation, saying it violated "unalterably clear" U.S. Supreme Court rulings that women have a right to terminate pregnancie... Read Post
Arizona’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s decision that prevents a Latina woman from running for office because she does not speak English proficiently, Fox News reports. State law requires elected officials to speak Englis... Read Post
A federal appeals court has struck it down. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in San Francisco said in a unanimous ruling that the measure violates controlling U.S. Supreme Court precedent under the court’s 1973 decis... Read Post