Arizona Supreme Court News and Information

Arizona courts strive to be efficient, accountable, and transparent when communicating with the community and media.
The Branch consists of the Arizona Supreme CourtCourt of AppealsSuperior CourtsMunicipal Courts, and Justice Courts.

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For the Public: Did you know you can request an Arizona Supreme Court Justice to speak at your upcoming events?  Meet the Arizona Supreme Court Justices.

Community Outreach: Our Courts Arizona presentations are available for your group or civic organizations in all Arizona Counties. Learn more about Our Courts Arizona and learn how to request a presentation for your group.

Volunteering: Ensuring justice for all is a community effort. Courts, prosecutors, law enforcement and community groups all play a very active and direct role in the judicial process. Did you know that there are hundreds of opportunities for you to get involved?

For the Media: Please carefully review the information about the use of recording devices in a courtroom.  For a variety of reasons, advance notification is required before court proceedings or open meetings may be recorded for broadcast.  We also want to ensure that we meet your technical needs by arranging a location for any equipment and any necessary connections to our in-house audio systems.


Request to Broadcast, Record, or Photograph.  If you plan to cover a trial or hearing in any Arizona County Superior Court, please work through that court's communication director.  See Media Inquiries.


For Arizona Supreme Court, please make arrangements through the Communications Office, at 602-452-3656. Bus Parking Map for Large Groups 


Arizona Supreme Court Oral Arguments

High Profile Cases Before the Arizona Supreme Court

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Arizona Supreme Court Language Access Plan

Chief Justice Scott Bales approved the Arizona Supreme Court Language Access Plan (LAP) on March 28, 2018. The Plan documents the Court’s commitment to ensuring access for limited-English-proficient (LEP) individuals to direct services available through the Court. 
Arizona Supreme Court Language access Plan Available here.