Agendas and Cases before the Court


 

 
                  
                      
 
NOTE:  Cases are listed until the issuance of the Court's mandate. 
 
TRISHA A. v DCS/L.A./L.A. 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-18-0178-PR 
Oral Argument held on 4/16/2019
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 2/5/2019 on the issue of whether the court of appeals erred in holding that a parent’s burden of demonstrating good cause does not include providing evidence of a meritorious defense on a motion to set aside a severance order following a Rule 64(C) acceleration of the severance hearing? 
Opinion from the Court of Appeals, Division One, No. 1 CA-JV 17-0126 
 
GILBERT AGUIRRE JR v ICA/CITY OF GOODYEAR et al 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-19-0001-PR 
Oral Argument held on 6/4/2019
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 4/30/2019, only as to the issue rephrased as follows:  Did the court of appeals err in holding that Aguirre was not required to challenge the sufficiency of the findings in the ICA proceedings to preserve it for appeal? 
Opinion from the Court of Appeals, Division One, No. 1 CA-IC 17-0017
 
BRUSH & NIB et al v CITY OF PHOENIX 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-18-0176-PR 
Oral Argument  held on 1/22/2019 
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 11/20/2018 
Opinion from the Court of Appeals, Division One, No. 1 CA-CV 16-0602 
 
CITY OF PHOENIX  et al v ORBITZ WORLDWIDE et al 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-18-0275-PR 
Oral Argument held on 6/4/2019
Case Summary
Petition for Review and Cross-Petition for Review granted as to the following issues rephrased on April 3, 2019: Did the court of appeals err in its rulings: (a) affirming partial summary judgment and holding that the OTCs are “brokers” under Model City Tax Code (“MCTC”) § 444 and therefore their service fees are subject to municipal taxation [Petition]; (b) reversing partial summary judgment and holding that because the OTCs are not “hotels,” they are not subject to taxation under MCTC § 447 [Cross-Petition]; and (c) reversing the superior court’s ruling that the Cities may not assess tax, penalties, and interest for tax years before 2013 [Petition]. 
Memorandum Decision issued from the Court of Appeals, Division One, Case Nos. 1 CA-TX 16-0016 and 1 CA-TX 16-0018 
 
ROBERT J NICAISE JR v APARNA SUNDARAM 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-18-0089-PR 
Opinion issued on 1/17/2019 
Oral Argument held on 11/7/2018
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 8/29/2018 
Opinion issued from the Court of Appeals, Division One, Case No. 1 CA-CV 17-0069 FC 
 
MORRISANDERSON & ASSOC v REDEYE II 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-19-0034-CQ 
Opinion issued on 6/25/2019 
Oral Argument held on 5/7/2019 
Case Summary
Question accepted on 3/25/2019 
 
SKY HARBOR HOTEL PROPERTIES v PATEL 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CV-19-0033-CQ 
Opinion issued on 6/25/2019 
Oral Argument held on 5/7/2019 
Case Summary 
Question accepted on 3/25/2019 
 
STATE v JOHN MICHAEL ALLEN 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-17-0556-AP 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available  
 
STATE v SAMMANTHA LUCILLE REBECCA ALLEN 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-17-0368-AP 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available  
 
STATE v BOBBY RAY CARTER JR 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0508-PR 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available 
Petition for Review granted on 4/30/2019, only as to the issues rephrased as follows:  Did the Court of Appeals err in holding that (1) theft is a lesser-included offense of theft as a means of transportation, thus giving rise to impermissible double punishments; (2) theft is a lesser-included offense of robbery, thus giving rise to impermissible multiple punishments; and (3) a more severely-penalized offense can be a lesser-included offense of a less-severely-penalized offense for multiple-punishment purposes? 
Opinion issued from the Court of Appeals, Division Two, Case No 2 CA-CR 17-0149 
 
STATE v ALAN MATTHEW CHAMPAGNE 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-17-0425-AP 
Oral Argument held on 4/9/2019
Case Summary
 
STATE v DAVID LEE GREEN 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0537-PR 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available 
Petition for Review granted on 5/28/2019 
Opinion issued from the Court of Appeals, Division Two, Case No. 2 CA-CR 17-0208 
 
STATE v CHARLES MICHAEL HEDLUND 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-93-0377-AP 
Opinion issued on 12/10/2018 
Oral Argument  held on 9/6/2018
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 12/18/2018 
 
STATE v JAMES CLAYTON JOHNSON 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-16-0261-AP 
Oral Argument held on 6/6/2019
Case Summary
 
STATE v RODNEY CHRISTOPHER JONES 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0370-PR 
Opinion issued on 5/28/2019 
Petition for Review granted on 1/8/2019.  Order amending granting petition for review as to Issue 1 only on 2/15/19. 
Oral Argument held on 3/19/2019
Case Summary
Opinion from the Court of Appeals, Division One, Case No. 1 CA-CR 16-0703 
 
STATE v STEPHEN JAY MALONE JR 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0431-PR 
Opinion issued on 7/17/2019 
Oral Argument held on 4/16/2019
Case Summary
Petition for Review and Cross-Petition for Review granted on 2/5/2019 
Opinion from the Court of Appeals, Division Two, No. 2 CA-CR 16-0274 
 
STATE v PHILIP JOHN MARTIN 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0380-PR 
Oral Argument held on 5/9/2019 
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted as to this issue only: “Was the prosecution barred by double jeopardy from re-trying Appellant for first degree murder after a conviction of second degree murder in a prior trial?” on 3/20/2019 
Opinion and Memorandum Decision from the Court of Appeals, Division One, Case No. 1 CA-CR 16-0551 
 
STATE v JAMES ERIN McKINNEY 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-93-0362-AP 
Opinion issued on 9/27/2018 
Oral Argument  held on 9/6/2018
Case Summary                
 
STATE v HECTOR SEBASTION NUNEZ-DIAZ 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0514-PR 
Opinion issued on 7/16/2019 
Oral Argument held on 5/7/2019
Case Summary
Petition for Review granted on 3/5/2019 
Memorandum Decision from the Court of Appeals, Division One No. 1 CA-CR 16-0793 
 
STATE v THOMAS MICHAEL RILEY 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-15-0411-AP
Oral Argument not yet scheduled
Case Summary not yet available 
 
STATE v DAUNTORIAN LYDEL SANDERS 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-14-0302-AP 
Opinion issued on 9/13/2018 
Oral Argument held on 6/6/2018
Case Summary 
 
STATE v PRESTON ALTON STRONG 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-17-0201-AP 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available 
 
STATE v OSCAR PENA TRUJILLO 
Arizona Supreme Court No. CR-18-0531-PR 
Oral Argument not yet scheduled 
Case Summary not yet available 

Petition for Review granted on 5/28/2019 as to 1. Was Trujillo entitled to a jury finding on M.A.C.’s age when that fact increased the mandatory minimum sentence affecting sex-offender registration?  2. Was the error harmless?  3.  Should this Court reconsider the opinion in State v. Noble, 171 Ariz. 171, (1992) 

Opinion issued from the Court of Appeals, Division Two, Case No. 2 CA-CR 17-0241 
 
NOTE:  Cases are listed until the issuance of the Court's mandate.
 
 
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