201711

AG Brnovich Expresses Strong Opposition to Proposal that Would Dramatically Increase Entrance Fees at National Parks

PHOENIX– Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that he is part of bipartisan coalition of 11 attorneys general expressing strong opposition to the National Park Service's ("NPS") proposal to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks.

Angela Paton Joining the Attorney General’s Office as New Assistant Solicitor General

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the appointment of Angela Paton as the state's new Assistant Solicitor General. Angie will join the Attorney General’s Office on November 20, 2017. She is replacing the Honorable Jennifer Perkins, who was recently appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.

AG Brnovich Urges Supreme Court to Protect Prayer at Public Meetings

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich and a coalition of 22 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings.

The coalition intends to file a brief Wednesday asking the Supreme Court to hear arguments and confirm the constitutionality of the practice. Such a decision would clear confusion among the lower courts and strike down a ruling that impacts Arizona.

Serial Litigant Permanently Enjoined From Filing Frivolous ADA Lawsuits Against AZ Businesses

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a serial litigant organization will soon be permanently barred from filing frivolous disability lawsuits against Arizona businesses. The settlement comes after Judge David M. Talamante dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (“AID”). Under the settlement, AID agrees to a number of significant concessions, including: