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6 Arizona Criminal Justice Nonprofits

During the holiday season, many people give to charitable organizations. There are a number of nonprofits that help people in the criminal justice system. Here are a few worth supporting: American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) Arizona – This organization takes a multi-pronged approach to fighting mass incarceration. AFSC provides resources for individuals and families, advocates…

New Court Decision on A.R.S. § 28-672
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New Court Decision on A.R.S. § 28-672

Just last week, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled that A.R.S. § 28-672 violations are strict liability offenses which warrant no jury trial. Phoenix City Prosecutor’s Office v. Honorable Monyette Nyquist and Jamie Hernandez-Alejandro Arizona Revised Statutes section 28-672 is a class 3 misdemeanor offense for causing a person serious physical injury by committing one…