9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals

Legal Planet

The court-ordered extension of Arizona’s voter registration deadline remains in place, at least for now.


A federal appeals court says it will halt a policy to make asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings next week unless the U.S. Supreme Court steps in sooner.

Charlie Leight/The Republic

A federal appeals court will allow a 2016 Arizona law barring anyone but a family member or caregiver from returning another person's early ballot to remain in force pending an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Matt Sullivan/Reuters

A federal court has ruled that a 2016 Arizona law that bars anyone but a family member or caregiver from returning early ballots violates the Voting Rights Act and the Constitution. 

Senate OKs Appeals Court Judges Over Home-State Opposition

Dec 12, 2019

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two conservative Justice Department lawyers to posts on a California-based appeals court that President Donald Trump has tagged as a liberal bastion.