Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox said on the witness stand today that her ordeal with former County Attorney Andrew Thomas has made her question whether to run for re-election in 2012.Read More »
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Andrew Thomas’ attorney hammered Maricopa County Supervisor Don Stapley in cross examination today about the finer details of his battles with the former County Attorney.Read More »
Attorney Tom Irvine was working in his law office on the afternoon of Dec. 31, 2008, when a process server dropped two lawsuits on him, filed by then-Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.
Irvine, the sole witness on the third day of Thomas’ attorney disbarment hearing, described the experience of being targeted by the former county attorney.
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
Andrew Thomas’ former second-in-command testified today that the ex-County Attorney disregarded his advice against prosecuting County Supervisors and proceeding with a federal racketeering lawsuit alleging a criminal conspiracy among judges and supervisors.Read More »
Retired Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fields said he was speechless when a well-dressed process server at his front door handed him a racketeering lawsuit naming him as a defendant in December 2009.Read More »
Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies were just doing their jobs when they sued and prosecuted the former county attorney’s political rivals, attorneys defending the trio said today in opening remarks of a discipline hearing.Read More »
Failed criminal investigations of politicians and judges by America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff were put under a microscope in a disciplinary hearing launched Monday against a former prosecutor who brought the cases to court.Read More »
Lawyers pressing a discipline case against former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas say officials who crossed Thomas and chief ally Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in political disputes were often targeted for investigations and, in some cases, were criminally charged.Read More »
The long-running political war in Maricopa County will begin to be replayed on Monday when former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies begin defending themselves in attorney-discipline proceedings.Read More »