Terry Goddard Presents Victims’ Rights Awards to Chief Justice Ruth McGregor, Mohave County Attorney Matthew Smith

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 29, 2009)  Attorney General Terry Goddard today presented his Office’s 2009 Distinguished Service Award for Leadership to Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Ruth McGregor and Mohave County Attorney Matthew Smith.  

Goddard cited their vision, initiative and commitment to better the treatment of crime victims when honoring McGregor and Smith with the award at the Attorney General’s annual Victims’ Rights Week recognition ceremony.  

Terry Goddard to Honor Chief Justice Ruth McGregor, Mohave County Attorney Matt Smith at Victims Rights Ceremonies

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 27, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard will host two events this week to commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.   

At a ceremony on Tuesday in Tucson, Goddard will recognize nine exceptional interns from the University of Arizona for their contributions to the Attorney General’s Office of Victim Services. 

Terry Goddard Launches Innovative Internet Safety Program

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 23, 2009) – Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard has launched an Internet safety training program for educators and law enforcement officials across the state. The program will be implemented in 50 schools in Arizona to help students and parents better understand safe use of the Internet and other new communications technology.    

Goddard Testifies on Border Violence before U.S. Senate Hearing in Phoenix

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 20, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard testified before a field hearing of the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) today at Phoenix City Hall. 

Goddard was invited by Committee Chairman Sen. Joseph Lieberman to testify at today’s hearing entitled, “Southern Border Violence: State and Local Perspectives.”  

Attorney General’s Office to Oversee Count of Tucson Election Ballots

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 2, 2009) The Arizona Attorney General’s Office today announced that it will supervise a hand count next week of the May 2006 Pima County Special Election ballots. The count will be undertaken as part of the Office’s ongoing criminal investigation into the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) election of 2006. The media and the public will be able to view this examination of the ballots.