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Sunday, March 03, 2024


Old Models, New Practices
Splunk GC Scott Morgan says the Wild West mentality of the technology sector presents a challenge to thoughtful attorneys to provide calibrated advice.

Small Businesses

What started as an unwanted Christmas gift led to an untapped passion for Dre Brown, but the Scottsdale barber couldn’t see past the gift-wrapped box on that December morning.


California’s new Democratic senator, Laphonza Butler, will take over for the late Sen. Dianne Feinstein on the Senate Judiciary Committee, making it possible for confirmations of President Joe Biden’s judicial nominees to move forward.
Business owners challenge bill requiring E-Verify checks for jobs, benefits
House Speaker Ben Toma says his latest immigration bill could save Arizona billions in welfare benefits annually, but small-business owners rallied Monday to say it will cost the state instead, by driving out businesses and workers.
Going on offense over Defense spending: Biden touts benefits to states
When the Senate approved $95 billion in military and other aid for Ukraine and Israel earlier this month, President Joe Biden singled out Arizona as one of the states that would benefit from the increased defense spending.
New software tool takes on institutionalized racism in health care
An expecting mother goes for her first ultrasound with a new doctor. During the appointment, the doctor’s attention is drawn to an alert on her computer about the maternal mortality rate for Black women, like her new patient, being 2.6 times higher than that for non-Hispanic white women in the United States.
Assistant Secretary Estenoz announces $10 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda for ecosystem restoration in Arizona
During a visit to Saguaro National Park today, Assistant Secretary for Fish and Wildlife and Parks Shannon Estenoz announced that the Department of the Interior is investing $10.3 million from President Biden’s Investing in America agenda to restore Arizona’s lands and waters through locally led, landscape-scale restoration projects.
Court created doctrine shields police from liability
In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder, there was a movement across the country to limit qualified immunity -- the legal doctrine that limits the ability to sue police officers for violating a person’s civil rights.
Arizona Department of Gaming releases December sports betting figures
Bettors in Arizona wagered over $693.3 million on sports in December of 2023, according to a new report by the Arizona Department of Gaming.
Planes, trains and automobiles in the modern arbitration world
Dating back to its inception in 1925 and enactment in 1926, the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA or the Act) has historically excluded two discrete classes of workers from mandatory arbitration: seamen and railroad employees.
Phoenix attorney Ruth Carter explains how to protect your rights to blogs and other online collective works.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney Patrick F. Welch discusses his participation with the Arizona-Mexico Commission and how Jennings Strouss attorneys can assist clients with business transactions in Arizona.
Jennings Strouss & Salmon's Managing Attorney J. Scott Rhodes discusses client selection and ways that seeking counsel can help attorneys manage client relations.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon attorney Patrick F. Welch discusses vehicle dealer bonds.

Attorney General Eric Holder responds to the Supreme Court's ruling on the Voting Rights act.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne explains how Arizona is still able to ensure voters are actually citizens before they register to vote.
Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, PLC, a leading Phoenix-based law firm, announced the May opening of its Yuma office. Shanna Bowman Orlich and Wayne Smith will be the primary attorneys at the Jennings Strouss Yuma office. 
Arizona State Bar Admission Cermony
The Arizona Supreme Court expects an opinion in the State v. Boyston case, which involved a brutal triple homicide. Here are the oral arugments for that case, heard on Oct. 12, 2012.
Video of the Arizona Supreme Court's open discourse.
These oral arguments arise on automatic appeal arises from Defendant Efren Medina’s death sentence for the murder of Carle Hodge on September 30, 1993.
In a case that pits the Parents Bill of Rights against voluntary consent of drawing blood, oral arguments made last week will decide the fate of evidence against Tyler B, a minor.
In The Record Reporter's Forum Section Goldwater Institute's Christina Sandefur weighs in on property rights issues facing owners with Prop 207 while Grady Gammage weighs in on the perspective of developers. What's the story behind Prop 207 in Arizona? Watch this video and find out.
Arizona's Secretary of State Ken Bennett talks about what he thought of the Supreme Court of the United States and the chances that the Court will rule Arizona's voter registration rule unconstitutional.

A Q&A with Lloyd Braun, the entertainment lawyer who helped develop some of the biggest hits in television history.