AG Mark Brnovich Leads Legal Fight to Ensure Safe Drinking Water after Biden Administration Setbacks

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a coalition of attorneys general to hold the Biden Administration accountable for delaying new rules that promote safe drinking water in the United States. The coalition filed a petition for review at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit challenging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s “Delay Rule” that postpones the Trump Administration’s Lead and Copper Rule Revisions (LCRR).

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Asks Ninth Circuit to Stop DHS Immigration Policy

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to grant an emergency injunction pending appeal, requiring the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to return to “normal removal operations” and follow existing federal immigration law and resume deportations.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces 4 Individuals Indicted in Fraud Scheme Related to Higley School District

PHOENIX --- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that a State Grand Jury indicted Denise Birdwell, Gary Aller, Steven Nielsen, and Kay Hartwell Hunnicutt for their alleged role in the procurement for construction of the Elona Ranch and Sossaman middle schools in Higley Unified School District (HUSD).  

Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Attorney General Eric Schmitt Co-Lead 26 States to Protect Second Amendment at SCOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt are co-leading a coalition of 26 states to protect Americans’ right to self-defense at the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). The states filed an amicus brief in New York State Rifle and Pistol Association v. Corlett, urging the justices to declare New York’s subjective-issue firearm license regime unconstitutional.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Fights for Victims in Death Penalty Cases at SCOTUS

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office has filed its brief in the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) in a consolidated case seeking to preserve the death sentence for Arizona inmate David Ramirez and reinstate the first degree murder conviction of Arizona inmate Barry Jones. The  Attorney General’s Office (AGO) consolidated the defendants' two cases in January 2021.

Co-Defendant in Marshallese Adoption Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Prison

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Lynwood Jennet was sentenced to two years in state prison for helping her co-defendant, Paul Petersen, run an adoption scheme unlawfully paid for by Arizona taxpayers.

“Today's sentence demonstrates that if you defraud Arizona taxpayers, you will be held accountable,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “This investigation and successful prosecution concludes a model example of how local, state and federal law enforcement agencies can work together to serve their communities.”