February 3, 2005 - TX 03-0006 - Baker v. ADOR
Did the alternative fuel statutes enacted in December 2000 violate
the contracts clauses of either the United States or Arizona Constitution
or, alternatively, deprive plaintiffs of due process? Read opinion.
January 28, 2005 - 2 CA-CV 2004-0052 - Kelley v. Abdo, Cobre Valley Community Hospital
In a medical malpractice action, was cross-examining a witness about
her current religious beliefs improper after she had mentioned her
past religious affiliation on direct examination and the nature
of those beliefs was not probative of any legal issue in the case?
February 1, 2005 - No. 03-35608 - Prison Legal News v. Lehman
The Washington Department of Corrections' ban on non-subscription
bulk mail and catalogs is not rationally related to a legitimate
penological interest, and is therefore unconstitutional. Read opinion.
February 2, 2005 - No. 04-15751 - Anderson v. Alameida
Denial of plaintiff's habeas corpus writ is affirmed over his challenge
that his trial attorney's failure to argue for the exclusion of
his car-ride confession was a violation of his Sixth Amendment right
to counsel. Read opinion.