Andrew Thomas

SB1070 protest 2010

The legacy of SB1070: The rise of Arizona’s new political order

BY: - May 1, 2020

The power base in Arizona has shifted in the past 20 years, and we have the state’s Republican Party to both thank and blame for that.

Top Maricopa County prosecutor open to justice reform, but noncommittal on specifics

BY: - December 16, 2019

As the top prosecutor for nearly two-thirds of the state, newly appointed Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel has a lot of power to make unilateral changes that could lower Arizona’s massive incarceration rate 

Juan Martinez

Judge asked to bar press from ethics hearing for Arias prosecutor accused of sexual misconduct

BY: - August 22, 2019

A judge has been asked by attorneys for Juan Martinez and the State Bar of Arizona to limit press coverage of Martinez's ethics hearing, if not bar it outright.


AZ Republicans take a giant step backwards on immigration and race

BY: - August 14, 2019

Once upon a time, not long ago, in a land called Arizona, there was a group of Republican politicians who wanted to shed the state’s post-SB1070 nativist image.