A federal appeals court Thursday said a Maricopa County special prosecutor can be sued by two Phoenix New Times editors who said they were arrested after running stories criticizing Sheriff Joe Arpaio and other county officials.Read More »
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio is dangerous. He needs to go.
Arpaio’s suggestion that he knew nothing of the gross mismanagement by his underlings like Dave Henderschott is not credible. Arpaio surrounds himself with sycophants like Henderschott who share Arpaio’s disdain for anyone who would criticize the office. Arpaio cannot now distance himself from these decisions.
The attorney-discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies will be heard in September and October.Read More »
The legal ethics trial of Thomas is barely underway, but he has so far spent almost 90 percent of the $100,000 appropriation the county has approved for his defense.Read More »
Former Maricopa County prosecutor Lisa Aubuchon has filed an appeal of her termination in Superior Court.Read More »
Critics of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff on Wednesday called for his resignation and for the federal government to indict him and take control of his office amid allegations of corruption, racial profiling, and misspending.Read More »
Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley is urging President Barack Obama and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to support the federal criminal investigation of county Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Read More »
A judge has ruled that cameras will be allowed in the attorney discipline proceedings of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and one of his former deputies, despite objections from the pair that the cameras would hinder the proceedings.Read More »
Citing a conflict of interest, Attorney General Tom Horne passed part of his investigation into the Fiesta Bowl scandal to the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office.Read More »
A judge on April 14 struck down motions by former County Attorney Andrew Thomas to dismiss an attorney discipline cases against him.Read More »