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  • Legally Speaking: MCSO chief deputy retakes stand in contempt hearing that could last a while

    Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Jerry Sheridan was on the stand again Friday in the civil contempt hearing against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the department.
  • Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., waits to make his initial appearance before a judge at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Phoenix. The landscaper is the suspect in a series of Phoenix freeway shootings and was arrested Friday after trying to sell a gun at a pawn shop.  (Rob Schumacher/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool)

    Breaking down the charges in the Phoenix Interstate 10 shooter case

    On Friday, the people of Phoenix and Maricopa County breathed a collective sigh of relief when news broke that DPS had arrested a suspect in the Interstate 10 shootings. Leslie Allen Merritt Jr., a 21-year-old landscaper, was charged in four of the shootings on I-10 that occurred Aug. 29 and 31. We do not yet know why he allegedly shot […]
  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, left, and National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell. (AP Photos)

    ‘Deflategate:’ Tom Brady’s legacy is safe, but is Roger Goodell’s?

    Another “Deflategate” chapter has closed, but the book is far from being finished. Federal District Court Judge Richard M. Berman issued his ruling Thursday vacating Tom Brady’s four-game suspension and called into question how Roger Goodell runs things over at the National Football League. I think Brady had no choice but to fight Goodell’s decision […]
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    Legally Speaking: ‘Deflategate’ judge holding steady to settlement course

    Who is going to back down? That appears to be the question that both NFL fans and nonfans are asking when it comes to "Deflategate."
  • The NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension but the battle isn't over

    The NFL upholds Tom Brady’s suspension but the battle isn’t over

    Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, upheld Tom Brady's four game suspension that is set to start September 10 when the New England Patriots play the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Legally Speaking: Who caved, who won in Arizona Coyotes vs. Glendale

    Legally Speaking: Who caved, who won in Arizona Coyotes vs. Glendale

    So who got the better end of THIS deal? Only time will give us the definitive answer, but my initial opinion is that the Coyotes won.
  • Legally Speaking: Brittney Griner divorce case could set same-sex precedent

    Legally Speaking: Brittney Griner divorce case could set same-sex precedent

    The family court proceedings between these athletes are not typical, and truth be told, they are a bit confusing.
  • Legally Speaking: Coyotes, Glendale not backing down in latest court appearance

    Legally Speaking: Coyotes, Glendale not backing down in latest court appearance

    Monday's hearing was originally scheduled to discuss the mundane issues of discovery but much more happened, and it gave us more insight as to what the parties will be arguing starting on July 31.
  • Legally Speaking: 2 Supreme Court rulings leave Arizona unchanged

    Legally Speaking: 2 Supreme Court rulings leave Arizona unchanged

    The Supreme Court of the United States handed down its last decisions of this term Monday. Two of the decisions affect Arizonans.
  • Legally Speaking: Next gay rights battle in Arizona to focus on children, adoption

    Legally Speaking: Next gay rights battle in Arizona to focus on children, adoption

    What does this mean for Arizona? Arizona legalized same sex marriage on Oct. 17, 2014. As such, the Supreme Court's decision really just cements the validity of Arizona's decision.
  • Legally Speaking: We finally know why Glendale canceled the Arizona Coyotes' lease

    Legally Speaking: We finally know why Glendale canceled the Arizona Coyotes’ lease

    We finally have the basis of the city of Glendale's argument as to why it is canceling the arena lease agreement with the Arizona Coyotes.
  • Legally Speaking: Glendale council's executive session could be next big move

    Legally Speaking: Glendale council’s executive session could be next big move

    The Glendale City Council goes into executive session Tuesday afternoon presumably to discuss the Arizona Coyotes.
  • Legally Speaking: How will Glendale prove its claim against the Coyotes?

    Legally Speaking: How will Glendale prove its claim against the Coyotes?

    The city of Glendale's claim that the Arizona Coyotes broke certain terms of their contract, which allowed them to cancel their lease agreement, will have to be proven in court.
  • Legally Speaking: Did Glendale have the right to cancel the Coyotes lease agreement?

    Legally Speaking: Did Glendale have the right to cancel the Coyotes lease agreement?

    The city of Glendale voted to cancel the Arizona Coyotes lease agreement Wednesday night, but did they have the legal right to do so?
  • Privacy has always been a big issue in our country

    Privacy has always been a big issue in our country

    Privacy has always been a big issue in our country and it always will be.