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Attorney General Brnovich Co-Leads Bipartisan Coalition Calling on Congress to Modernize State Systems for Sealing and Expunging of Criminal Records

One-third of Americans Have Records of Arrest or Prior Conviction, Creating Barriers to Employment, Education, Housing & Economic Opportunity

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich co-led a bipartisan coalition of 22 attorneys general urging Congress to provide federal funds for state systems and technology upgrades needed to seal and expunge criminal justice records.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Federal Government Over Environmentally Harmful Immigration Decisions

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials for violating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) over destructive immigration policies. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to void the decisions to stop border wall construction and the “Remain in Mexico” policy until the federal government complies with its obligations under NEPA.

Phoenix Man and 2 Co-Defendants Accused of Using Websites to Harass Victims

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that a State Grand Jury has indicted Charles Rodrick, of Phoenix, for Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Computer Tampering, and Harassment. Rodrick’s co-defendants, Brent Oesterblad and Sarah Shea were also charged in a scheme where they allegedly harassed victims on their websites.
 

Free No-Contact Shred-A-Thon this Weekend in Phoenix

What: The Attorney General’s Office and Central United Methodist Church are hosting a FREE no-contact Shred-A-Thon this Saturday, April 10, in Phoenix. AARP is generously providing the trucks for the event.

Event volunteers and participants will follow current CDC social distancing guidelines. The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during the event. Participants are asked to place documents in the trunk of their vehicle before arriving.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Leads Coalition to Defend Anti-Discrimination Law

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a coalition of 16 states defending an Arkansas law that prevents state subsidization of boycotts of Israel. The law generally requires state-funded contractors to certify that they are not engaged in such boycotts. Arizona passed a similar law in 2016 to prevent national origin discrimination.

Attorney General Brnovich Files Motions to Move Forward with Executions for Two Death Row Inmates

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that he has notified the Arizona Supreme Court of the State’s intent to seek warrants of execution for Arizona death row inmates Frank Atwood and Clarence Dixon, and asked the Court to set a briefing schedule to govern the process. Both men have exhausted all of their appeals.