Mexico is set to complete a total overhaul of its judicial system next month. It’s designed to help protect the rights of people accused of a crime. But when it comes to solving high profile cases, suspects are more likely to be mistreated.
Marjorie Baldwin studied discrimination against workers with disabilities as a health economist and professor at Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business, until her son was diagnosed with one of the most stigmatized health conditions there is — schizophrenia.
As more and more states decriminalize marijuana possession and legalize its use, many adults across the country now have the ability to use marijuana freely — but how is this trend affecting our youth and young adults?
Fossil Creek has been getting its 15 minutes of fame — and then some. The hiking area about 20 miles east of Camp Verde has seen its popularity rise dramatically, and that’s causing some problems for it, as well as nearby sites.
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reports in Washington state, fatal accidents involving drivers who’d recently used marijuana doubled, after voters in that state legalized recreational marijuana use.
This election season we’ve heard a lot of talk about “building a wall” along the southern U.S. border. However, the process of building and maintaining a structure along a borderline — and what that means for the people living there — gets less attention.
A lawyer is asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to delay the May 17 special election because Secretary of State Michele Reagan failed to meet the deadline for getting publicity pamphlets to hundreds of thousands of voters.
The measure would require Arizona to enter into a compact with other states agreeing not to impose any new requirements on the sale or transfer of firearms. More to the point, it would override a provision in the state constitution that allows voters to make their own gun laws.
Mexico is on the brink of completing a major transformation of its judicial system. This June will cap an eight-year effort to switch from a closed system of mostly written proceedings to one that opens up trials to the public. Its goal is undoubtedly ambitious— to combat the country’s long history of impunity.