Ahead of its Time: New High-Rise Criminal Court Designed to Safely Handle High-Volume Caseloads

By Ahavah Revis
Maricopa County, Ariz., is the fourth largest county in the nation — and its rising number of court cases is a testament to that. From 2000 to 2008, the number of criminal cases went from 26,000 to more than 41,000. More than 56,000 criminal cases are expected to be ongoing by 2016.

Desert Dream

By Morgan Jones
Sheriff Joe Arpaio's construction team says their cost-effective mega-jail in Phoenix, Ariz., is the most advanced in the world.