September 16, 2003 - SA 03-0085 - AZ Independent Redistricting v. AZ Minority
Do the members of the Arizona Redistricting Commission possess a legislative privilege?
September 16, 2003 - 2 CA-CR 2003-0027 - State v. Livingston
Whether a traffic stop violates the Fourth Amendment rights of the driver when the officer bases the stop on objective facts that the officer erroneously believes constitute a traffic violation under Arizona law.
US v. Bonas, No. 02-50631 (9th Cir. September 17, 2003)
The record does not support the district court's finding of manifest necessity justifying a mistrial, where no evidence showed that jurors were unwilling to put aside their unhappiness at having to serve without pay and discharge their duties as instructed by the court. Read opinion...
Giebeler v. M&B Assocs., No. 00-17508 (9th Cir. September 15, 2003)
The Fair Housing Amendments Act, 42 U.S.C. section 3601 et seq., required apartment owners reasonably to accommodate a tenant's disability by assessing individually the risk of nonpayment created by his specific proposed financial arrangement, rather than
inflexibly applying a rental policy that forbids co-signers. Read opinion...