No. 1 CA-SA 23-0055.

535 P.3d 46 (2023)

L.H. & D.L., Petitioners, v. The Honorable Lisa VANDENBERG, Judge of the Superior Court of the State of Arizona, in and for the County of Maricopa, Respondent Judge, The City of Peoria, Real Party in Interest.

Court of Appeals of Arizona, Division 1.

Filed August 1, 2023.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Legal Services for Crime Victims in Arizona, Sun City, By Jamie Balson , Counsel for Petitioners.

Peoria City Attorney's Office, Peoria, By Amanda C. Sheridan , Saman J. Golestan , Counsel for Real Party in Interest, City of Peoria.

Hallam Law Group, PLLC, Phoenix, By Josephine Hallam , Counsel for Defendant Gabriel Ballestero.

Apfel Law Group, Phoenix, By Seth Apfel , Counsel for Defendant Gabriel Ballestero.

Maricopa County Attorney's Office, Phoenix, By Krista Wood , Counsel for Amicus Curiae, Maricopa County Attorney's Office.

Judge Michael J. Brown delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Presiding Judge Paul J. McMurdie and Judge Michael S. Catlett joined.


¶1 Under A.R.S. § 39-127(A), a victim of a "part I crime" has the right to receive a free copy of the related police report from the investigating law enforcement agency.1 Crime victims L.H. and D.L. ("Petitioners") challenge the trial...

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