Just four months after he was rejected as an applicant for the Arizona Supreme Court, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is on the list of contenders for a seat on the high court, part of an unusually large list of finalists that Gov. Doug Ducey will choose from.
Judicial screening commissioner: Identity politics fuels critics of ‘white, Christian, cisgendered’ Montgomery
One of the newest members of the commission that vets Arizona Supreme Court candidates said that she believes much of the opposition to Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery’s candidacy is due to the fact he’s a “conservative, white, Christian, cisgendered, heterosexual male.”
Jorge Soria believes police racially profiled him, and Phil Martinez claimed police targeted him. “I know it was not a coincidence that both Phil and I are Latinos,” he said.
Montgomery has used his power to perpetuate the hateful and deeply damaging biases vividly depicted in the recently exposed law enforcement Facebook posts.
“Close the camps! Free the children!” they chanted throughout the night.
Imagine my surprise when I found out my license plate was in the massive secret database used by the Tempe police. It was a couple of years ago when my truck was photographed in my...
Recent reports by the New York Times and the Washington Post of documents obtained by the Georgetown Center on Privacy and Technology laid bare how U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement uses statewide driver’s license...
Every shift in Chandler, police officers in cars equipped with special cameras can be seen driving up and down every street in a neighborhood, gathering data on every vehicle in the area. The cameras, known...
Automated license plate readers are high-speed cameras that take photographs of license plate numbers, capturing their geolocation along with the time and date. These cameras can be stationary, in which case they’re often attached to fixed locations such as exit ramps, telephone poles, traffic lights – or, in the case of Paradise Valley, fake roadside cacti.