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Established in 1969 and originally published under the title Law and the Social Order, the Arizona State Law Journal is a nationally recognized legal periodical that serves as the primary scholarly publication of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.


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The Arizona State Law Journal Blog delivers timely and thoughtful coverage of events with the hope of sharing legal developments, inspiring creative discourse, and generating further exploration into the law.

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The Phoenix Zoo’s Sole Elephant: Can She Sue for Freedom?

April 24, 2023
By Mackenzie Holden. 
The Phoenix Zoo’s Elephant Exhibit
In 2022, an animal welfare organization, In Defense of Animals (IDA), added the Phoenix …
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Arizona Governor Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Race-Based Hair Discrimination

April 24, 2023
By Caroline Anton. 
On March 17, 2023, Arizona Governor, Katie Hobbs, signed Executive Order 2023-09 banning race-based hair discrimination in a…
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A Desalination Plant in Mexico: Promising Proposal or Pipe Dream?

April 18, 2023
By Rob Curl. 
In December 2022, Arizona’s Water Infrastructure and Finance Authority (WIFA) unanimously passed a nonbinding resolution in suppor…
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