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2018 Press Releases
12/20/18 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
12/20/18 Arizona Judiciary Mourns Loss of Retired Chief Justice Charles Jones
12/19/18 Teen Court to Observe Argument at Arizona Court of Appeals
12/17/18

Legal Info Hub Posted to Court’s Website

12/17/18 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court
12/11/18 Justice John Pelander Announces Retirement
11/30/18 Public asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies - Maricopa County
11/30/18 Attorney Ethics Advisory Committee Established
11/28/18 Yuma County Superior Court to Pilot Online Dispute Resolution
11/28/18 Justice Timmer to Lead Task Force on Delivery of Legal Services
11/26/18 Coconino County Voters Approve Merit Selection of Judges
11/19/18 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Maricopa County 
11/19/18 Justice Brutinel Elected to Serve as Next Chief Justice
11/05/18 Strategic Agenda Awards
10/31/18 Arizona Supreme Court Adds More Self-Service Resources
10/30/18 Applications Being Accepted for Two vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court 
10/18/18 Mesa Community Court Featured in Phoenix Magazine, November 2018
10/18/18 Governor's Office of Highway Safety Grant Advances Judicial Education
10/16/18 Association of Women Executives in Corrections Honors Director of Adult Probation Services
10/11/18 National Adoption Day in Cochise County Celebration
10/09/18 Domestic Violence Grant Awarded to Tucson City Court
10/09/18 Arizona Supreme Court Hires New Communications Officer
10/05/18 American Judges Association Honors Arizona Chief Justice with Award of Merit
10/04/18 Chief Justice Receives Ernest C. Friesen Award of Excellence
09/25/18 Correction on Judicial Performance Review Survey Information
09/24/18 Arizona Court of Appeals Division One to Hear Oral Arguments at NAU
09/24/18 Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two to Hear Oral Arguments at Mountain View High School - Tucson
09/14/18 Message from Chief Justice Scott Bales regarding Constitution Day
09/14/18 Justice of the Peace of the Year Announced
08/28/18 Arizona Supreme Court Censures Page Justice of the Peace
08/09/18 National Association Honors Clerk of the Arizona Supreme Court
08/01/18 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pinal County
07/27/18 Arizona Earns Three Awards at Court Management Conference
07/26/18  Judicial Nominees Announced
07/18/18 Superior Court in Yavapai County Accepting Applications - Pro Tem Judge
07/03/18 Judicial Ethics Charges Filed Against Page Justice of the Peace
07/02/18 Judicial Council Approves Commercial Court Continuation
06/27/18 Three Earn Distinguished Service Awards from the Arizona Supreme Court
06/26/18 Arizona Supreme Court Censures Superior Court Judge
06/26/18 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies - Pinal County
06/22/18 Become an Americorps Member - Positions now open
06/14/18 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
06/13/18 Electronic Search Warrant Program Goes Statewide
06/08/18 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Pinal County
06/01/18 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
05/21/18 Babies on the Bench - Court of Appeals
05/18/18 New Integrated Outpatient Office partnership to lead to less recidivism, help public - Yuma County
05/17/18 The Honorable Roxanne K. Song Ong Inducted into Hall of Fame
05/11/18 Results for the February 2018 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination are posted here.
05/09/18 eFiling Mandatory in Pinal and Santa Cruz Counties
05/08/18 Legislators Act to Advance Justice, Fairness for All of Arizona
05/07/18 Four Court Professionals Become Fellows at the Institute for Court Management
05/07/18 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Superior Court in Pinal County
05/01/18 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
04/26/18

Retiring Judge Wallace Hoggatt to Give Keynote Address at Law Day Celebration in Bisbee

04/26/18 Chief Justice attends Board of Supervisors Meeting
04/20/18 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
03/26/18 New Members Welcomed to the Arizona Judicial Council
03/22/18 Judicial Nominees Announced
03/20/18 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Pima County
03/05/18 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Pima County
02/15/18 Tuscon City Court Offers Grant-Funded Mentorships for Courts Handling Domestic Violence Cases
02/14/18 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Superior Court Vacancy
02/13/18 Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments in Civil and Criminal Appeals at the University of Arizona
02/01/18 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
01/31/18 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
01/26/18 Robert Brutinel Elected as Supreme Court's Vice Chief Justice
01/02/18 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court

2017 Press Releases

12/21/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
12/20/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
12/18/17 Arizona Court of Appeals Visiting Cochise County for Student Events
12/05/17 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
12/04/17 Arizona Supreme Court Censures Pima County Justice of the Peace
11/29/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
11/27/17 Announcement of Judge Pro Tempore - Yavapai County 
11/21/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
11/20/17 AzCourtHelp.org earns Top Honors from the Arizona Association of Counties
11/16/17 Governor's Office of Highway Safety Approves Grant to Advance Judicial Education
11/16/17 Judicial Nominees Announced
11/14/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
11/13/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Arizona Court of Appeals
11/02/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
11/01/17 Commission Hires New Executive Director
11/01/17 20 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
10/27/17 Courts to Use Message Encryption to Protect Against Scammers, Hackers
10/20/17 Judicial Nominees Announced
10/18/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
10/17/17 Tucson City Court's Domestic Violence Court Selected to Share Expertise with other Courts
10/16/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
10/13/17 Results of the July 2017 Arizona Uniform Bar Exam
10/10/17 Minimum Wage Change and Its Impact on Child Support, Call for Comment
10/03/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Maricopa County
10/02/17 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court
10/02/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals
09/26/17 Arizona Supreme Court Approves Civil Justice Reforms
09/25/17 Arizona Supreme Court Approves Rewriting of Rules of Criminal Procedure
09/22/17 Pima County Pretrial Services Leader Receives National Recognition
09/18/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Pinal County
09/14/17 Message from Chief Justice Scott Bales - Constitution Day
09/11/17 State Adult Probation Services Director Earns National Leadership Award
09/07/17 Janet Johnson Confirmed to Office of Treasurer of the National Conference of Appellate Court Clerks
09/01/17 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
08/29/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
08/25/17 Commission Invites Public to Comment on Performance of Justices and Judges on the 2018 General Election Ballot
08/24/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
08/21/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
08/18/17 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced - Division One - Phoenix
08/10/17 Program on the Impact of Dementia on Lawyers and Judges Earns Two National Awards
08/07/17 Glendale's fifth annual "Stand Up for Veterans" event
08/01/17 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced - Division Two
07/28/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pinal County Superior Court
07/28/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
07/25/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
07/24/17 Rescheduled: Commission Hearing on Formal Charges Against Pima County Justice of the Peace Paula Aboud
07/17/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
07/17/17 AzCourtHelp.org Earns National and International Accolades
07/05/17 Cochise County Courts Seeking Pro Tempore and On-Call Justice of the Peace
07/05/17 22 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
06/30/17 19 Applicants Being Considered for the Arizona Court of Appeals
06/30/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
06/30/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
06/28/17 Court Closure Due to Goodwin Fire
06/26/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
06/23/17 Become an AmeriCorps Member 
06/20/17 Commission Hearing on Formal Charges Against Pima County Justice of the Peace
06/16/17 Seven Applicants Being Considered For Arizona Court of Appeals
06/14/17 Three Court Professionals Become Fellows at the Institute for Court Management
06/12/17 Chinle Justice Court
06/06/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals
06/01/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
06/01/17 Application Period Extended for Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals
05/31/17 Moon Valley Justice of the Peace Reprimanded by Commission on Judicial Conduct
05/31/17 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced 
05/26/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court 
05/24/17 Collaboration Leads to Award-Winning Training Program on Impact of Dementia on Legal Profession
05/12/17 Judge David M. Haws Appointed to Presiding Judge for Yuma County
05/12/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals
05/12/17 February 2017 Uniform Bar Exam Results
05/09/17 Judicial Ethics Charges Filed Against Pima County Justice of Peace
05/01/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals
05/01/17 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court
04/21/17  Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
04/19/17 Commission Hearing on Formal Charges Against Moon Valley Justice of the Peace
04/17/17 Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Arguments in Two Cases at the Sedona Performing Arts Center
04/03/17 Investiture of Justice John R. Lopez IV
04/03/17 Six Applicants Being Considered for Division II, Arizona Court of Appeals
03/31/17 Governor Issues Proclamation for Access to Justice Month
03/21/17 CASA of Arizona to Recruit Hundreds of New Volunteers
03/17/17 Judicial Ethics Charges Filed Against Moon Valley Justice of the Peace
03/13/17 Justice Andrew Gould Takes Oath at Friday Investiture
03/13/17 Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments in Civil and and Criminal Appeals at University of Arizona
03/09/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for a Superior Court Vacancy
03/03/17 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
03/02/17 Formal Ethics Charges Against Former Desert Ridge Justice of the Peace Resolved
02/21/17 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
02/21/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Court of Appeals - Tucson
02/03/17 New LLRC Center Opens
02/03/17 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
02/01/17 Survey Reveals Broad Support for Reforms to Bail Practices, Fines, Fees
01/26/17 Arizona Court of Appeals Visiting Gila County for Student Events at Two High Schools
01/23/17 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
01/17/17 Six Applicants Being Considered for the Arizona Court of Appeals
01/12/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
01/12/17 New Site Give Court Information, Legal Help for Everyday People
Flyer for azcourthelp.org
01/06/17 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County 
01/05/17 eFiling Coming Soon to Mohave County Superior Court

2016 Press Releases
12/16/16 eFiling Now Available in Yavapai County
12/16/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Maricopa County
12/15/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Pima County
12/13/16 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals
12/07/16 Judge Ron Reinstein joins the Morrison Institute Distinguished Fellows
12/01/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
11/28/16 Governor Ducey Announces Two Appointments to the Arizona Supreme Court
11/22/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
11/22/16 Governor's Office of Highway Safety Approves Grant to Advance Judicial Education
11/17/16 Surprise City Council appoints new Associate Judge
11/15/16 Judge Robert J. HIggins Appointed to Presiding Judge for Navajo County
11/15/16 Annual Strategic Awards
11/15/16 Arizona Court of Appeals Visiting Pinal County for Student Events at two High Schools
11/03/16 Judicial Ethics Charges Filed
11/02/16 Retired Court Administrator Kent Batty Earns Two Honors for Leadership
11/01/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima Superior Court
10/25/16 Improvements to Juvenile Justice Earns Award from Children’s Action Alliance
10/24/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
10/20/16 Judicial Nominees Announced- Maricopa County Superior Court
10/17/16 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
10/14/16 Results of the July 2016 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination
10/12/16 NAPCO appoints Judicial Branch Leaders as President and Vice President
10/05/16 Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments in Civil Appeal at Shadow Mountain High School
09/30/16 Nominees for Arizona Supreme Court Announced
09/29/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
09/21/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
09/15/16 Constitution Day Message from Chief Justice Scott Bales
09/13/16 Markham Earns Justice of the Peace of the Year Award
09/09/16 Arizona Supreme Court Approves Amended Bar Governance Rules
09/07/16 14 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
09/07/16 Arizona Supreme Court Approves Rewriting of Rules of Civil Procedure
09/06/16 Arizona Court of Appeals to Hear Arguments in Criminal Appeal at University High School in Tucson
09/01/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
09/01/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Arizona Supreme Court
08/29/16 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
08/16/16 Task Force Issues Detailed Report on Justice for All, Fair Courts
08/09/16 Eleven Applicants Being Considered for Two New Positions on the Arizona Supreme Court
08/08/16 Guadalupe Teen Court Honored by National Association of Counties
08/15/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals - Revised Application Date
08/04/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Arizona Court of Appeals - Division One
08/01/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
07/27/16 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
07/26/16 Superior Court in Cochise County Honored by National Association for Court Management
07/14/16 Gurtler Named to New Term as Presiding Judge for Mohave County
07/13/16 Governor Doug Ducey Makes Judicial Appointment to the Pinal County Superior Court
07/12/16 Governor Doug Ducey Makes Judicial Appointment to the Pima County Superior Court
07/11/16 McCarville Named to New Term as Presiding Judge for Pinal County
07/11/16 Mackey Named to New Term as Presiding Judge for Yavapai County
07/01/16 Applications Being Accepted for Two New Positions on the Arizona Supreme Court
07/01/16 12 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
06/29/16 Judge Klein Earns James A. Walsh Outstanding Jurist Award
06/29/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court - Maricopa County
06/28/16 Update on Shooting at Superior Court in Holbrook, Navajo County
06/13/16 Commission to Vote on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2016 General Election Ballot
06/08/16 Delegation from Nepal's Justice System Return to the Arizona Supreme Court
06/08/16 Three Court Professionals Become Fellows at the Institute for Court Management
06/01/16 Yavapai Superior Court Administrator Graduates from NCSC Fellows Program
05/31/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
05/24/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One - Court of Appeals
05/23/16 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pinal County
05/18/16 Judicial Nominees Announced - Pima County
05/13/16 Judge Song Ong (Ret.) Earns Public Service Award
04/28/16 Benson High School Student Wins National Essay Contest on Miranda Rights
04/28/16 Applications Being Accepted for two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
04/26/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Pinal County
04/25/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Pima County
04/13/16 Fact Sheet on MacArthur Grant
04/13/16

Pima County Selected as 1 of 20 Diverse Communities to Receive MacArthur Support to Reduce Jail Populations, Improve Local justice Systems, and Model Reforms for the Nation

04/12/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
04/05/16 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
03/11/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
03/10/16 Supreme court of Arizona Hears Two Cases in Surprise, AZ
03/09/16 Division Two of the Court of Appeals Visiting Santa Cruz County for Student Events at Two High Schools
03/07/16 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pinal County Superior Court
03/04/16 Governor Doug Ducey Announces Judicial Vacancy in Yuma County
02/29/16 Commission Invites Public to Comment on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2016
General Election Ballot
02/26/16 Arizona Supreme Court Staff Attorney Earns 2015 Citizen of the Year
02/18/16 Judge Maria Elena Cruz Appointed to Presiding Judge for Yuma County
02/10/16 Judicial Nominees Announced
02/10/16 Supreme Court Launches Interpreter Credentialing Program
02/08/16 Chief Justice Bales earns Polly Rosenbaum Award
01/28/16 One in 20 Youth in Juvenile Probation Identified as Victims of Sex Trafficking
01/28/16 Public Asked for Input on Candidates Superior Court Vacancy
01/14/16 Judicial Nominees Announced
01/06/16 Governor Doug Ducey Announces First Arizona Supreme Court Appointment

2015 Press Releases
 12/30/15  Justice Timmer Earns Award from Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
 12/15/15  Gov. Ducey Appoints Commissioner Peter Hochuli to the Pima County Superior Court
 12/11/15  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
 12/01/15  Voters Added a Victims' Bill of Rights to the Arizona Constitution 25 Years Ago
 12/01/15  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
 12/01/15  Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
 11/23/15  Volunteers Needed for Foster Care Review Boards
 11/20/15  Slate of Nominees for Supreme Court 
 11/18/15  Conlogue Appointed to Second Term as Presiding Judge
 11/18/15  Grant Awarded for Continuing Judicial Education
 11/10/15 Justice 2035 Project Moves Forward - Coconino County
 11/10/15 Judicial Nominees Announced
 11/05/15 Court of Appeals Judge Named Faculty Member of the Year
 11/02/15 County Bar Association Inducts 3 Arizona Judges into Hall of Fame
 10/30/15 Vice Chief Justice Pelander Elected to American Law Institute
 10/27/15 Judge Maurice Portley Recipient of the Cecil B. Patterson Jr. Award
 10/27/15 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
 10/27/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
 10/27/15 Chief Justice Presents Annual Strategic Agenda Awards
 10/20/15 Governor Doug Ducey Appoints Pima County Superior Court Judge Christopher Staring to the Arizona Court of Appeals, Division II
 10/19/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Arizona Supreme Court
 10/19/15  Judge Million Lands Half-Million in Grant Dollars to Support Specialty Domestic Violence Court
 10/16/15 Superior Court Judge Earns National Award for Probate & Mediation Programs
 10/09/15 Results of the July 2015 Arizona Uniform Bar Exam
 10/09/15 US Supreme Court Chief Justice Names Chief Justice Scott Bales to Judicial Conference Committee
 10/02/15 12 Applicants Being Considered for Opening on State's Highest Court After Justice Berch's Retirement
 10/01/15 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
 09/30/15 Governor Doug Ducey makes Six Appointments to the Maricopa County Superior Court
 09/24/15 Supreme Court Suspends Justice of the Peace for 90 Days Without Pay
 09/15/15 Selection Revealed for the Sherry Geisler Award for Justice Peace of the Year
 09/01/15 Applications Being Accepted for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy
 09/01/15 Governor Doug Ducey Appoints Michael Peterson to the Graham County Superior Court
 08/31/15 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court
 08/26/15 Nominees for Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
 08/20/15 State Bar Awards Judicial Excellence Award to Supreme Court's Presiding Disciplinary Judge
 08/10/15 Draft Report Heralds Possible Changes to the State Bar Governance, Comment Sought
 07/31/15 Judicial Nominees Announced
 07/22/15  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
 07/06/15 Nine Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
 07/01/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
 07/01/15 Arizona Supreme Court Censures Justice of the Peace
 06/30/15 Arizona Judicial Council Welcomes New Members
 06/26/15 Judge Winthrop Honored with 2015 Outstanding Jurist Award
 06/25/15 Judge Timothy Wright Appointed Presiding Judge for Gila County
 06/17/15 Public Comment Sought on 52 Applicants for Judicial Vacancies
 06/16/15 Judicial Nominees Announced
 06/03/15  Applications Being Accepted for six Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
 06/01/15 Gila County's Judge Cahill earns Excellence Award
 06/01/15 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division Two of the Arizona Court of Appeals
 05/21/15 Three Court Professionals Become Fellows at the Institute for Court Management
 05/19/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court
 05/19/15 Applications Being accepted for four Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
 05/08/15 Results of the February 2015 Arizona Uniform Bar Examination 
 05/05/15 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
 04/29/15 Jerry Landau, Government Affairs Director, Named to National Federation of State Medical Boards
 04/27/15  Governor Doug Ducey Announces Judicial Vacancy in Gila County
 04/22/15 Commission on Victims in the Courts Honored by Attorney General
 04/17/15 Commission Hearing on Formal Charges Against Pima County Justice of the Peace
 04/16/15 Arizona for Women Presents Founder's Award to Justice Berch
 04/15/15 Judicial Nominees Announced
 04/08/15 Applications Being Accepted for two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
 04/02/15 Applicants Sought for Position of Water Master 
 04/01/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
 03/17/15 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
 02/25/15 Supreme Court Approves Commercial Court Pilot Program
 02/17/15 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
 02/17/15 AZTurboCourt E-filing Coming to Pima County for Civil Cases
 02/12/15 Judicial Nominees Announced
 01/29/15 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
 01/23/15 Petition to Modernize, Amend Rules of Professional Conduct Submitted
 01/13/15 Judge Ruechel Reappointed Presiding Judge for Navajo County
 01/05/15 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants 
 2014 Press Releases
12/26/14  Justice Berch Honored by Arizona Summit Law School
12/10/14  Court of Appeals Announces Pro Bono Representation Program for Civil Cases
12/01/14  Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court

12/04/14  Six Arizona Judges Earn Accolades from National Organization
12/01/14  Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
11/21/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
11/20/14  Retired Maricopa County Presiding Judge Barbara R. Mundell Honored by National Center for State Courts
11/12/14  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
11/03/14  Tax Credit May Be Used to Fund Legal Aid for Poor, Disadvantaged
10/27/14  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
10/26/14  Judge Song Ong Honored with National Award for Contributions to Judicial Education
10/17/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
09/30/14  Applications Being Accepted for Three Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
09/29/14  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
09/26/14  Governor Brewer Announces Judicial Vacancy in Navajo County
09/18/14  Governor Jan Brewer Appoints Superior Court Judge in Maricopa County
09/18/14  Judge Janet Barton to become Presiding Judge for Maricopa County
09/16/14  Cochise County News Release JP of the Year
09/02/14  Rules for Appeals Made Simpler, More Understandable
08/26/14  Paperless Courtroom Pilot System Launches in Pima County
08/26/14  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
08/22/14  Judge Conlogue Selected to Receive Award
08/21/14  Chief Justice Names 18 to Commission on Access to Justice
08/21/14  Supreme Court Invites Public Comment on Proposed Child Support Schedule
08/11/14  Judicial Performance Review Commission Announces Official Performance Ratings for Judges
07/31/14  Court of Appeals Judge Winthrop Provides Guidance on Judicial Ethics to the Republic of Macedonia
07/30/14  Governor Jan Brewer Appoints Maricopa County Superior Court Judge
07/28/14  AOC Director Byers Receives Prestigious Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration
07/22/14  Arizona's Judiciary's Ron Reinstein Named to National Forensic Science Committee for his Expertise
07/22/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
07/10/14  Anna Mary Glabb Named Judge of the Year by Arizona Supreme Court
07/02/14  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
06/27/14  Judge Thomas Fink Appointed Presiding Judge for Santa Cruz County
06/20/14  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants for Maricopa County
06/16/14  Chief Justice Berch Recipient of Outstanding Jurist Award
06/16/14  Commission to Vote on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2014 General Election Ballot
06/12/14  Justice Timmer Receives High Honor from Arizona Women Lawyers Association
06/06/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
06/03/14  Governor Jan Brewer Appoints Santa Cruz Superior Court Judge
05/20/14  Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
05/13/14 Eleven Graduate from Fellowship Program Earning Nation’s Highest Certification in Court Management
05/02/14  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancies
04/28/14  Judiciary Mourns the Loss of Yavapai County Clerk of the Superior Court Sandra Markham
04/22/14  State Officials Launch System Improvement Efforts to Help At-Risk Youth 
04/11/14  Supreme Court Justices Welcome New Members to the Arizona Judicial Council
04/08/14  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
04/01/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
03/05/14  Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
02/28/14  Nominees Announced for Superior Court in Pinal County
02/24/14  Commission Invites Public to Comment on Perfomance of Justices and Judges on 2014 General Election Ballot
02/21/14  Moran Named to New Term as Presiding Judge for Coconino County
02/21/14  Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
02/20/14  Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces new pilot sites for court risk assessment tool
02/14/14  Meet the Legends Behind the Law at LegalLegacy.org Website 
02/03/14  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
01/31/14  Judicial Nominees Announced
01/24/14  Judiciary Mourns the Loss of Retired Superior Court Judge Tom C. Cole
01/07/14  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants in Pinal County

 2013 Press Releases
12/16/13  AOC Director Byers Wins Prestigious Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration
12/13/13  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on the Pinal County Superior Court
12/03/13  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
11/18/13  Judicial  Education Program Hits 30 Year Milestone
11/13/13  28 Court Leaders Graduate with Court Leadership Institute of Arizona Credentials
11/08/13  Law for Veterans Website Launches Today
11/05/13  Retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Provides Training to Costa Rican Judges and Prosecutors 
10/16/13  Appointment in Pinal County
10/16/13  Mackey Reappointed as Presiding Judge in Yavapai County
10/11/13  Nelson Reappointed as Presiding Judge in Yuma County
10/11/13  Soto Reappointed as Presiding Judge Santa Cruz County
10/07/13  Appointment of MCSC Judges
09/10/13  Appointment of Division I COA Judge
09/09/13  Pima Judicial Nominees Announced
09/09/13  New Webpage for Court Watchers Announced
08/19/13  Maricopa Judicial Nominees Announced 
08/13/13  Nominees for Pinal County Announced
07/29/13  Public Asked Input on Pima County Candidates
07/24/13  New Rule Regarding Victim Information Effective 9/1/13
07/22/13  Public Asked Input on Maricopa County Candidates
07/15/13  Nominees for Court of Appeals I Announced
07/15/13  Public Asked Comment on Pima County Applicants
07/12/13  Public Asked Input on Pinal County Applicants
07/01/13  Public Comment Sought on Maricopa County Applicants
07/01/13  Yarnell Justice Court
06/18/13  Public Asked Input on Court of Appeals Candidates
06/18/13  Independent Redistricting Commission Nominees Announced
06/14/13  Applications Being Accepted for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy
06/12/13  State Seeking Comment on Applicants for Redistricting Commission
05/31/13  Public Comment Sought on Pinal County Applicants
05/31/13  Six Applicants Being Considered for COAI Vacancy
05/28-13  Applications Being Accepted for Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancy
05/22/13  State Seeks Applicants for Independent Redistricting Commission
05/06/13  Applications Being Accepted for Pinal County Superior Court Vacancy
05/01/13  Applications Being Accepted for COA I Vacancy
04/25/13  Governor Brewer Announces 2013 Volunteer Service Award Winners
04/23/13  Judicial Nominees Announced for Pima County Vacancies 
03/28/13  Judicial Nominees Announced for Maricopa County Vacancies 
03/19/13  Public Asked Input on Pima County Superior Court Vacancies 
03/19/13  Judicial Nominees Announced 
03/08/13  Public Asked Input on Maricopa Superior Court Candidates
03/06/13  Public Comment Sought on Pima Superior Court Applicants
02/26/13  Public Comment Sought on Pima Superior Court Candidates
02/22/13  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants 
02/08/13  Governor Brewer Names Kent Ernest Cattani to Arizona Court of Appeals1
02/07/13  Applications Being Accepted for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy 
02/01/13  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
01/25/13  Judiciary Mourns Loss of Retired COA Judge Joe Contreras
01/24/13  Applications Being Accepted For Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
01/23/13  Civil Filing Fee Increase To Take Effect on March 18, 2013
01/23/13  Judiciary Mourns Death of Retired Justice of the Peace Mike Osterfeld
01/07/13  Applications Being Accepted for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy
 2012 Press Releases
12/20/12  Five Applicants Being Considered for Court of Appeals I Vacancy
12/18/12  Governor Brewer Appoints Judge Michael O. Miller to Arizona Court of Appeals II
12/18/12  Pinal County Application Period for Superior Court Vacancy Extended
12/17/12  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
12/14/12  Governor Brewer Appoints Suzanne Cohen to Maricopa County Superior Court
11/27/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Court of Appeals I Vacancy
11/14/12  Seven Applicants Being Considered for Court of Appeals I Vacancy 
11/02/12  Judicial Nominees for Court of Appeals Division II Vacancy Announced
11/02/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Pinal County Superior Court
10/19/12  Applications Being Accepted on Arizona Court of Appeals I
10/17/12  Maricopa Superior Court Judicial Nominees Announced
10/16/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Court of Appeals II Vacancy
10/12/12  Governor Brewer Appoints Judge Ann Scott Timmer to Arizona Supreme Court
10/02/12  Pima County Superior Court Accepting Judge Pro Tempore Applications
10/01/12  Eleven Applicants Being Considered for Court of Appeals II Vacancy
09/24/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy  
09/12/12  Applications Being Accepted for the JRJ Student Loan Repayment Program
09/06/12  New Judge Appointed in La Paz County
09/05/12  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
09/04/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Arizona Court of Appeals II
08/31/12  Judicial Nominees for Pima County Vacancy Announced
08/20/12  Nominees for Arizona Supreme Court Announced
08/17/12  Ordered Issued in Save our Vote V. Bennett and Open Gov't Committee
08/14/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
08/07/12  JPR Commission Announces Official Performance Ratings for Judges
08/03/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
07/31/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Arizona Supreme Court
07/18/12  Fourteen Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Supreme Court
07/17/12  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants  
06/26/12  Election of the Vice Chief Justice
06/26/12  Judicial Nominees Announced for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
06/25/12  Commission to vote on 6/27 on performance of Judges for 2012 retention election
06/22/12  Governor Brewer Appoints James Erik Marner to Pima County Superior Court
06/19/12  Applicants sought for vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
06/19/12  Applicants sought for vacancy on the Arizona Supreme Court
06/18/12  New filings in the Aubuchon/Alexander Discipline Matter posted to the High Profile  Case Update Page
06/14/12  Vice Chief Justice Hurwitz Federal Judicial Nomination Confirmed by US Senate
06/01/12  Candidates Announced for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
05/21/12  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants 
05/14/12  New Presiding Judge Appointed in Cochise County 
05/11/12  Arizona Supreme Court Appoints New Clerk of Court
05/10/12  Governor Brewer Names Maricopa County Superior Court Appointment
04/25/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
04/24/12  Pima Judicial Nominees Announced
04/11/12  Governor Appoints Two to Arizona Court of Appeals Division One
04/10/12  Findings in Thomas, Aubuchon, Alexander Disciplinary Matter 
04/10/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy
04/05/12  Information updated on High Profile Case Update page regarding Andrew Thomas Discipline Hearing
04/03/12  Public Comment Sought on Pima County Superior Court Applicants
03/28/12  Judicial Nominees Announced for Maricopa County Superior Court
03/23/12  Findings in Thomas, Aubuchon, and Alexander Discipline Matter to be Announced on Tues, April 10, 2012
03/16/12 Commission asks Public input on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2012 General Election Ballot
03/09/12  Commission asks Public input on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2012 General Election Ballot
03/05/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Pima County Superior Court
03/01/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy
02/29/12  Order Extending Time to File Report 
02/28/12  Nominees for Division One COA Announced 
02/23/12  Commission asks Public input on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2012 General Election Ballot
02/22/12  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants  
02/21/12  Governor Brewer Announces Appointment to Superior Court in Yuma County
02/16/12  Judicial Nominees Announced 
02/06/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Court of Appeals Vacancies
02/01/12  Services Announced for Justice Michael D. Ryan (Ret.)
02/01/12  Ten Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
01/30/12  Judiciary Mourns Passing of Justice Michael D. Ryan (Ret.)
01/24/12  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Maricopa County Superior Court
01/23/12  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Maricopa County Superior Court Vacancies
01/22/12  Pima County Commissioner Superior and Juvenile Court Vacancy 
01/17/12  Application Period Extended for Vacancies on Court of Appeals
01/03/12  Governor Brewer announces appointment to Pima County Superior Court 
01/03/12  Public Comment Sought on Maricopa County Applicants 
 2011 Press Releases
12/20/11 Applications Being Accepted for Vacancies on Arizona Court of Appeals 
12/19/11  New Documents Available in Thomas Attorney Discipline Matter
12/12/11  Judicial vacancy announced for the Superior Court in Yuma County
12/06/11  Superior Court in Santa Cruz County moves to new building
12/01/11  Applications currently being accepted for vacancy on Superior Court in Maricopa County
11/23/11  Order issued by the Arizona Supreme Court in the IRC Special Action Case 
11/22/11   For the latest information about IRC matters in the court, visit the High Profile Case Update Page
11/17/11  Order issued in Independent Redistricting Commission Special Action - IRC Chairperson Reinstated 
11/08/11  
Judicial Nominees Announced for Vacancy on Pima County Superior Court 
11/07/11   State Seeks Applicants for Az Independent Redistricting Commission 
11/07/11  Judiciary Mourns Loss of Judge Harry Gin 
11/03/11  Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Announces Emergency Meeting
11/02/11  
Vice Chief Justice Andrew Hurwitz Nominated by President Obama to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
10/28/11  Chief Justice Berch presents 2011 Justice 2020 Leadership Awards
10/25/11  
Maricopa County Probation Chief Receives National Award
10/24/11  Governor Brewer Appoints Judge Andrew Gould to the Arizona Court of Appeals 
10/07/11  Public Input Sought on Candidates for Pima County Superior Court Vacancy 
10/03/11  Public Comment Sought on Pima Superior Court Applicant 
09/13/11  Arizona Supreme Court issues order in case involving recall of Arizona State Senator Russell Pearce (Ross v. Bennett) (PDF)
09/12/11  
Attorney Discipline Proceedings Begin for Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and Deputy County Attorneys Lisa Aubuchon and Rachel Alexander
09/01/11  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Pima County Superior Court 
08/29/11  Nominees for Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals Announced 
08/15/11  Maricopa County Judicial Nominees Announced 
08/08/11  Public Comments Sought on Court of Appeals Division I Candidates 
07/26/11  Pima County Judicial Nominees Announced 
07/26/11  Six Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeal Division I 
07/18/11  Comment Sought for Maricopa County Superior Court Applicants 
07/14/11  Pinal County Applicants Sought for Judicial Performance Review  
07/01/11  Comment Sought for Maricopa County Superior Court 
06/30/11  Applications Being Sought for Vacancy on Arizona Court of Appeals 
06/28/11  Comment Sought on Six Candidates for Pima County Superior Court 
06/20/11  Comment Sought on Thirteen Applicants for Pima County Superior Court 
06/01/11  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancies on Maricopa County Superior Court 
05/23/11  Applications Being Accepted for Vacancy on Pima County Superior Court 
05/13/11  Governor Brewer Announces Additional Judicial Appointment for Maricopa County Superior Court 
05/06/11  Governor Brewer Announces Judicial Appointments for Maricopa County Superior Court 
05/05/11  US Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor and Arizona Chief Justice Berch Visit Middle School to Celebrate Law Day 2011 
04/19/11  Court grants motion for Warrant of Execution of Donald Beaty
04/18/11  
Nominees Announced for Judicial Vacancy in Maricopa County Superior Court 
03/25/11  Public asked for input on applicants for Maricopa County Superior Court 
03/24/11  Judicial Nominees Announced for Vacancy on Pima County Superior Court 
03/22/11  Public input sought on Maricopa County Superior Court Applicants 
03/07/11  Public asked for input on applicants for the Pima County Superior Court 
02/23/11  Nominations announced for vacancies on Maricopa County Superior Court 
02/17/11  Applications sought for vacancies on Maricopa County Superior Court 
02/01/11  Arizona Supreme Court and Community of Yavapai County Celebrate the Swearing in of Robert M. Brutinel 
01/28/11  Public Asked for Input on Candidates For Superior Court Vacancies 
01/20/11  Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Announces Emergency Meeting 
01/19/11  Order issued by the Arizona Supreme Court in the Special Action regarding the Independent Redistricting Commission 
01/11/11  Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants 
01/08/11  Statement from Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch 
01/07/11  Justice Brutinel to begin duties as an Arizona Supreme Court Justice 
01/05/11  Passing of Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Pendleton Gaines