Burri v. Campbell

In Burri v. Campbell, 102 Ariz. 541, 434 P.2d 627 (1967), the Arizona Supreme Court held that the Legislature had delegated discretion to the Superintendent of Motor Vehicles to set times and places for hearings on license suspensions. Id. at 543, 434 P.2d at 629. Although acknowledging that requiring a hearing in Phoenix for a Tucson resident could deny procedural due process in a given case, our supreme court held that holding the hearing in Phoenix was not an abuse of discretion: The hearing could be conducted with affidavits and oral argument, mitigating the inconvenience posed by the Phoenix location, and appellant failed to show that Phoenix was an unreasonable location. Id.