Laila Ikram standing in courtroom during her swearing in ceremony
June 29, 2022

ASU Law alum is Arizona's first Muslim judge to take the bench

ASU Law alum Laila Ikram, the first judge in the history of Arizona to be Muslim, was sworn in June at the Downtown Justice Center in Phoenix. Ikram was sworn in as a judge pro tempore by Judge Enrique Medina Ochoa, the justice of the peace for the Downtown Justice Court Precinct. Medina Ochoa sponsored Ikram for this position.