Excessive force is certainly an issue. So is overcriminalization.
The cops seized Kevin McBride's $15,000 car because his girlfriend allegedly used it for a $25 marijuana sale.
The New York Times thinks so, but the data do not fit that hypothesis very well.
The Cops Took This Guy's $15,000 Jeep Because His Girlfriend Allegedly Used It for a $25 Marijuana Sale
Kevin McBride argues that Arizona's civil forfeiture law is unconstitutional.
After a presidential pardon, Arizona's most notorious former sherrif is not a reformed man.
The trend means we should see declining daily deaths in the coming weeks.
Fitness centers across the state are turning up the resistance to lockdown orders.
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County Threatens Fines, Demands Expensive Alterations From Arizona Couple Hosting Free Yoga Classes and Potlucks on Their Property
Joshua and Emily Killeen are suing Yavapai County, Arizona, for what they claim are unconstitutional restrictions on their ability to advertise their business and host events on their rural property.
It’s all about the revenue. Civil forfeiture brings in money, and lawmakers are more worried about their budgets than residents’ due process and property rights.
A uniform national response risks doing more harm than good in a nation that’s not uniform.
Right now, most licensing boards require that the majority of members be from the same licensed profession. It's not difficult to see how that leads to anti-competitive rules.
Scott Warren of No More Deaths was acquitted on two charges of harboring illegal immigrants.
"It's horrific. Men with badges and guns should not be acting this way."
A Phoenix Cop Allegedly Showed Up to a Woman's Apartment, Grabbed His Genitals, and Pretended To Shoot Her
Officer Marcos Rodriguez asked a woman to coffee after nearly hitting her. Then he showed up to her apartment in uniform.
Arizona's Supreme Court Rules Christian Calligraphers Can't Be Forced to Make Gay Wedding Invitations
Justices rule that invitations are expressive speech and businesses cannot be compelled to write messages they oppose.
Ex-Sheriff and Failed Senate Candidate Joe Arpaio Announces He Will Run for Maricopa County Sheriff Again
Arpaio lost his re-election bid in 2016 and was later convicted of criminal contempt by a federal judge.
Curt Schilling Blew $75 Million in Public Funds Making Bad Video Games. Naturally, He Thinks He Should Be in Congress.
Schilling and Trump are alike in attacking immigrants for costing money, while seeking out business subsidies.
When Is Violating the Constitution by Pulling Over Motorists With No Legal Justification 'Not a Bad Thing'?
When the cops just want to reward you for "good driving behavior" by giving you a drink coupon, according to a Phoenix TV station.
Phillip Brailsford was acquitted of murder for a shooting captured on video that subsequently drew national outrage. Now he's getting paid for it.
Scott Warren is accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants after he gave them food, water, and a place to sleep.
Police Officer Threatens To Shoot Pregnant Woman After Her Child Took Barbie From Family Dollar Store
"There is no situation in which this behavior is ever close to acceptable," said Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego.
Warren faced up to 20 years in federal prison for providing humanitarian aid to two undocumented immigrants.
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"My intent was to provide them with some basic humanitarian aid."
Director Penny Lane chronicles the rise of the Satanic Temple, a group that combines theatrical stunts with political activism.
Arizona Is Close to Abolishing an Absurd Licensing Law Requiring 1,000 Hours of Training to Blow-Dry Hair
Another victory for licensing reform in the Grand Canyon State.
Martinez faces allegations of courtroom shenanigans, leaking confidential information, and sexual harassment.
"Arizonans who have recently moved here will be able to put their skills to work faster and without all the red tape," says Gov. Doug Ducey.
When "somebody packs up that moving van in Chicago, Illinois, they don't lose their skills on the way to the state of Arizona," says Gov. Doug Ducey.
Q&A with the co-founder of Institute for Justice about immigration, his legal philosophy, his battles with Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and that tattoo.
The humanitarian aid workers with No More Deaths say that helping someone who is dying shouldn't be a punishable offense.
Years after the state legalized medical marijuana, Maricopa County's top attorney served as a barrier.
AZ Marshal Threatens Preteen Reporter with Juvie, Reportedly Says: 'I Don't Want to Hear About Any of That Freedom of the Press Stuff'
Posting a recording of the interaction to the internet would be illegal, the marshal said.
Licensing laws tend to lock workers in place, but Gov. Doug Ducey says it's time to stop that foolishness.
"We are used to seeing the federal government make decisions about our surroundings," one resident said.