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2020 Press Releases

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October 2020
10/19/20 Commission on Appellate Court Appointments Accepting Public Comment for Candidates for Chair of Independent Redistricting Commission
10/15/20 Commission on Appellate Court Appointments to Select Replacement Candidate for Chair on the Independent Redistricting Commission
10/15/20 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
10/13/20 Nominees Announces for Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC)
10/13/20 Initial Phase of Statewide eAccess Public Records Portal is Complete
10/07/20 Arizona Concludes First Online Bar Exam
10/01/20 Interview Meetings Information for the Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission
10/01/20 Applications Being Accepted for Two Vacancies on the Pima County Superior Court
September 2020
09/28/20 Public asked for Input on Candidates for Arizona Court of Appeals
09/25/20 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Coconino County Superior Court
09/22/20 Arizona Commission on Judicial Performance Review Announces Official Performance Ratings for Judges 
09/21/20 Public Comment Sought on 51 Candidates for Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission 
09/17/20 Constitution Day Message from Chief Justice Brutinel
09/16/20 Applicants Sought for Judicial Performance Review Commission
09/10/20 Screening Meeting Information for Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission
09/04/20 Updated Guidance for Processing Eviction Matters Based on Centers for Disease Control Order
09/01/20 11 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals
August 2020
08/27/20 Arizona Supreme Court Makes Generational Advance in Access to Justice 
08/21/20 State Seeks Comment on Applicants for Arizona's Independent Redistricting Commission
08/19/20 Offsite Cash Payment Program Succeeds in Time of COVID
08/12/20 Updated Guidance for Processing Eviction Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic
July 2020
07/28/20 Task Force on Delivery of Legal Services Update: Limited License Legal Practitioners and Alternative Business Structures 
07/27/20 Applications Being Accepted for Arizona Court of Appeals - Division 1
07/24/20  Paul Julien Earns State Bar Public Lawyer Award
07/23/20 Judge Louis Frank Dominguez Earns State Bar Public Lawyer Award
07/23/20 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
07/20/20 The Honorable David Widmaier Elected President for the National Judges Association
07/20/20 Public Asked for Input on Superior Court Vacancies - Pima County
07/15/20 Judge Napper Appointed Presiding Judge for Yavapai County
07/13/20 State Seeks Members for Independent Redistricting Commission (IRC)
07/10/20 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Pima County
07/01/20 Arizona Supreme Court Announces Bar Exam Options
June 2020
06/24/20 Arizona Judicial Council Reaches Thirty-Year Milestone
06/17/20 Kevin Robinson Joins the Arizona Judicial Council
06/16/20 Public Asked for Input on Superior Court Vacancies - Maricopa
06/11/20 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Pima County Superior Court
06/04/20 Court Authorizes Expanded Services to Domestic Violence Victims
06/02/20 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
May 2020
05/29/20 Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Maricopa County
05/22/20 COVID-19 Screening Protocols for Entering Arizona's Courts
05/22/20 Candidate Interviews for Superior Court Vacancy - Maricopa County
05/19/20 Arizona Supreme Court Order for Resuming Court Operations in Phases
05/01/20 Arizona Judiciary Mourns Loss of Retired Court of Appeals Judge Lloyd Fernandez
05/01/20 Scottsdale Student Wins National Law Day Essay Contest
05/01/20 Law Day Message from Chief Justice Robert Brutinel
April 2020
04/30/20 Applications Being Accepted for Three Vacancies on the Maricopa County Superior Court
04/29/20 Guidance for Processing Eviction Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic
04/27/20 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for Superior Court Vacancy - Maricopa County
04/17/20 Arizona Supreme Court Statement on the Passing of Former Governor Jane Dee Hull
04/17/20 CARES Act Stimulus Payments and Child Support Arrears 
04/16/20 Service of Process in Health Care Institutions During COVID-19 Pandemic
04/09/20 Arizona Supreme Court to Hear Oral Arguments Via Remote Appearances
04/08/20   Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants
04/07/20 Arizona Supreme Court Authorizes Law Students and Recent Law School Graduates to Practice Law
04/07/20 Chief Justice Letter to Prospective Bar Exam Applicants
04/07/20 Commission To Vote on Performance of Justices and Judges on 2020 General Election Ballot
04/06/20 Statewide Guidelines for Parenting Time of Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic
March 2020
03/27/20 Landlord - Tenant Form Online
03/26/20 Arizona Courts Accept Cash Payments Through Retailers
03/16/20 Arizona Supreme Court Order in Response to COVID-19
03/13/20 Arizona Courts Statement on COVID-19
03/13/20 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on the Maricopa County Superior Court
03/12/20 Nominees for Arizona Court of Appeals Announced
February 2020
02/28/20 Judicial Nominees Announced - Maricopa County
02/26/20 Judicial Law Clerk Applications are Now Being Accepted
02/25/20 Public Asked for Input on Candidates for the Arizona Court of Appeals Division One
02/21/20 11 Applicants Being Considered for Arizona Court of Appeals Division One
02/18/20  AZCourtCare Website Addresses Involuntary Mental Health Treatment
02/10/20 Application Period Extended for a Vacancy on Arizona Court of Appeals
02/06/20 Seven Applicants Being Considered for the Arizona Court of Appeals
January 2020
01/08/20 Arizona Judiciary Mourns Loss of Retired Chief Justice Frank X. Gordon, Jr.
01/08/20 Applications Being Accepted for a Vacancy on Division One of the Arizona Court of Appeals
01/03/20
Public Comment Sought on Superior Court Applicants - Maricopa County