Additional Resources and Site Sources

United States Supreme Court

Ninth Circuit

Arizona Supreme Court

Oral Argument:

There is one Arizona Court of Appeals. Decisions from Division One and Division Two are both binding on the trial court. State v. Patterson, 222 Ariz. 574 (App. Div. 1, 2009).

Court of Appeals, Division One (Normally issues its decisions on Tuesdays and Thursdays)

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Court of Appeals, Division Two

Resources regarding rule changes:

Pending rules change petitions:

Jury Instructions:


Maricopa County Public Defender’s Training

Westlaw Next – Alerts (bell icon)

Criminal Justice Organizations:

AACJ (Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice) (Free for Public Defender admitted less than 1 year)

NACDL (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers) have a Brief Bank: members)

Immigration Updates from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services:

Collateral Consequences and criminal justice reform from the Sentencing Project:

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