Yearly Archives: 2021

ACLU v. Ariz. Dep. of Child Safety (8/25/2021)

October 15, 2021
Arizona Supreme Court holds that a party may recover attorneys’ fees in a records request suit under A.R.S. § 39-121.02 when it has “substantially prevailed” by being more successful than not in obtaining records or other relief that was contested by the opposing party before litigation.

Takieh v. O’Meara (8/10/2021)

October 15, 2021
Arizona Court of Appeals Division One holds that calling a doctor an “idiot” for missing an “obvious” diagnosis does not support a defamation claim, and that Arizona’s statute protecting the confidentiality of hospital peer-review proceedings does not require production of a privilege log.

Walker v. Lipin (10/6/2021)

October 15, 2021
Arizona Court of Appeals Division Two holds that the deadline for renewal of judgments previously tolled are not shortened by recent amendments lengthening the statute of limitations for such actions.