Plaintiffs appealing AZ ruling on smuggling law - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Plaintiffs appealing AZ ruling on smuggling law

PHOENIX (AP) -

Both sides are now appealing a federal judge's ruling that Maricopa County's prosecution of people who arrange to be smuggled conflicts with federal law.

The County Attorney's Office a week ago said it is appealing the ruling on the state's human smuggling law, and now the pro-immigrant groups and individuals who'd sued the county over the issue also say they're appealing.

The plaintiffs' filing says they're appealing because the ruling didn't overturn previous convictions of people who arranged to be smuggled.

U.S. District Judge Robert Broomfield ruled Sept. 27 that the county cannot prosecute people who arrange to be smuggled, but his ruling didn't apply retroactively to cases already decided.

Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved.

  • NewsMore>>

  • Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

    Mavs launch probe after allegations of workplace misconduct

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-21 07:13:50 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:28 AM EST2018-02-21 13:28:07 GMT

    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women.

    More >>

    The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace environment for women.

    More >>
  • Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

    Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:15 AM EST2018-02-21 11:15:05 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-21 13:27:59 GMT

    The United States had never won a medal of any kind in women's cross-country skiing prior to the race.

    More >>

    The United States had never won a medal of any kind in women's cross-country skiing prior to the race.

    More >>
  • The Latest: Canadian goalie leaves quarterfinal with injury

    The Latest: Canadian goalie leaves quarterfinal with injury

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 8:12 PM EST2018-02-21 01:12:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:27 AM EST2018-02-21 13:27:48 GMT

    The Trump administration says Vice President Mike Pence was ready to meet with representatives from North Korea during his visit to the Olympic Games in South Korea but that North Korea canceled at the last minute.

    More >>

    The Trump administration says Vice President Mike Pence was ready to meet with representatives from North Korea during his visit to the Olympic Games in South Korea but that North Korea canceled at the last minute.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly