Yearly Archives: 2017

Biggs v. Betlach – 11/17/2017

December 5, 2017
Arizona Supreme Court holds that regulatory assessment on hospitals to pay for an expanded Medicaid program is not a tax for purposes of article 9, section 22 of the Arizona Constitution and that legislative-supermajority requirement does not apply because the assessment is “not prescribed by formula, amount or limit” and is “set by a state officer or agency.”

Noriega v. Town of Miami (10/26/2017)

December 5, 2017
The Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two holds that A.R.S. § 12-820.02(A)(1) affords public employees qualified immunity when the “essence” or “core” of a claim is that the public employee failed to make an arrest.c

Fappani v. Bratton – 11/16/2017

December 4, 2017
Arizona Court of Appeals Division One holds that an abuse of process claim cannot be founded on mere complaints to law enforcement personnel, because such complaints do not entail the use of a judicial process.