The story is about the Arizona Supreme Court being asked to overturn the Legislature's use of budget laws to set state policy on topics ranging from teachers' seniority rights and immigration enforcement to mortgage lawsuits and municipal building codes.
In it, Bender states that, though courts are reluctant to interfere in the legislative process, the state Supreme Court has weighed in on "structural" matters such as scope of line-item vetoes and delays in sending approved bills to governors.
"They've shown some tendency to want to enforce those rules," he told Davenport.
The article also states that, "The Supreme Court has discretion on whether to rule on the groups' special-action petitions filed directly with the high court, but Bender, the law professor, said the justices may be willing to take on the constitutional issues."
Read the article here.