Superior Court > Lower Court And Admin Appeals

The Superior Court in Maricopa County handles appeals from 23 Municipal Courts and 26 Justice of the Peace Courts. The Superior Court established a consolidated appeals calendar in 2001. That calendar has been expanded and now includes administrative appeals, in addition to all of the criminal and civil appeals from the limited jurisdiction courts. The Judge currently assigned to the appeals department is Judge Crane McClennen.

The opinions contained within this database are not published opinions capable of being cited as authority, and no opinion is intended to serve as a definitive rule for any of the issues presented and analyzed.

§ 28–1381: Driving under the influence

Additional (Independent) Blood Test

Arizona Revised Statutes

Arizona Rules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Rules of Evidence

Arizona Rules of Procedure in Civil Traffic and Civil Boating Violation Cases

Arrest by officer without warrant

Article 2, Section 10: Double Jeopardy


Blood, breath, urine or other bodily substance tests

Chain of custody

Challenging the constitutionality of a statute

Change of venue

Community Caretaker Function

Control of the vehicle

Deportation as a Result of Conviction

Dog at large

DWI/DUI Conviction from another jurisdiction

Equal Protection

Impersonating a Peace Officer

Ineffective Assistance of Counsel



Jury Trial for Misdemeanor: Common Law Offense versus Statutory Offense

No proof of insurance

Notice of right to appeal

Probable cause to arrest

Prohibition on working a specific job as a condition of probation

Prosecutor vouching for a witness


Reasonable Suspicion To Stop

Request for a jury trial

Requirement for officers to advise of the right to bail and the bail amount

Retroactive Sentencing

Right to a Speedy Trial

Right to Appeal

Right to Confrontation

Right to Counsel

Right to Present Evidence

Right to Remain Silent


Serving Alcohol to Minors

Sign Permits

Sufficiency of the Evidence

Turning out of a private driveway

Warrantless search for regulatory purposes

Arizona Revised Statutes

Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure

Authority to issue citations stemming from an administrative department

Constitutional Law

Credit card debt

Engaging in the business of leasing a vehicle to another

Engaging in the business of picking up passengers at the airport


Failing to have a driver’s identification

Failing to have and maintain a valid vehicle permit




Local Rules of Practice and Procedure of the City Court of the City of Phoenix

Parking a limousine without a permit

Phoenix City Code

Responsibility for a third party’s use of a vehicle


Superior Court Rules of Appellate Procedure

Timely Appeal

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