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Message from Chief Justice Bales on Constitution Day

Message from Chief Justice Bales on Constitution Day

We observe Constitution Day on September 17 to recognize our Constitution’s progress since 1787.

Sixty years ago this month, nine black children who just wanted to go to school found themselves at the center of a constitutional crisis. After the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education that racially segregated schools violate the Constitution, a U.S. district judge ordered the students to be admitted to Little Rock’s Central High School. The governor of Arkansas resisted by surrounding the school with state troopers and guardsmen. When the governor withdrew the state forces, their place was taken by a hostile mob blocking the students’ entry. READ MORE

Inaugural Pat Winthrop Summer Scholarship to Makaila Silva

Inaugural Pat Winthrop Summer Scholarship to Makaila Silva

Patricia Winthrop provides assistance to the Foundation staff in many ways through volunteering at the office, stopping by to see if staff are doing well, or donating her expertise. To honor her dedication, the Foundation created a scholarship available for summer interns to continue assisting staff and the Foundation’s work in her name.

The Pat Winthrop Summer Internship fund is proud to announce their first recipient Makaila Silva and we thank you Pat for being such an inspiration.

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I Want to Help! The Many Ways to Do Pro Bono

I Want to Help!  The Many Ways to Do Pro Bono

If you want to do pro bono, but not sure how you can help visit the Foundation's pro bono website for tons of opportunities. From taking a case to writing an article. From judging a competition to answering an online legal question. We have tons of ways for you to volunteer!

Volunteer for Wills for Heroes!

Volunteer for Wills for Heroes!

The Wills for Heroes program is always in need of volunteers - lawyers, notaries and witnesses. If you are unfamiliar with estate law, we even have a video to teach you the basics!

Support Legal Aid through the Charitable Credit

Support Legal Aid through the Charitable Credit

The Charitable Tax Credit allows Arizonans to donate to legal aid and have that amount deducted from the taxes you owe! $400 for an individual and $800 for those filing together. Click on the link and donate to the qualifying legal aid of your choice!
Click here to make a donation now!


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Thank you to our Next Generation Founding Fellows

Thank you to our Next Generation Founding Fellows

Chief Justice Scott Bales Vice Chief Justice John Pelander Justice Clint Bolick Justice Robert Brutinel Justice Ann Scott Timmer Danny Adelman Shawn Aiken Alongi Law Firm, PLLC Donald Alvarez Jody Arnold Hon. Mark Aspey Hon. Alison Bachus Dan Bagatell Hon. Janet E. Barton Alan Bayham READ MORE

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