Mob Justice
Evo A. DeConcini U.S. Courthouse, Congress Street and Granada Avenue
The late state Supreme Court Justice Evo A. DeConcini had such a close relationship with mobster Joe Bonanno that in the early '60s, the Bonannos ran a gambling joint called B&P Publishing Co., Arizona's Own Bookmakers out of a building DeConcini owned on Broadway and Tucson Boulevard. (The DeConcini McDonald Yetwin & Lacy law firm is now at the intersection.) In the front room, the mobsters published slim poetry volumes; in the back room, they ran a sports-betting operation. Evo DeConcini's name now adorns the downtown federal courthouse.


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