Supreme Court Splits on Ten Commandments
Both sides in the church-state debate have something to applaud
and attack after the U.S. Supreme Court upheld one Ten Commandments
display in Texas and struck down two others in Kentucky. Read more.
Justices Expand Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Doctrine
The Supreme Court expanded its doctrine on the ineffective assistance
of counsel, setting aside the death penalty for a man because his
lawyers failed to search files on his past convictions for mitigating
evidence. Read more.
Democracy Needs Judges Free From Politics
In a published commentary, the State Bar of Arizona President fights
for judicial independence and applauds the appointment of Justice
Scott Bales. Read more.