The panel that disbarred former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas found he conspired with Sheriff Joe Arpaio to commit crimes, a fact that the sheriff will likely have to contend with as federal investigators look into whether he abused his power.Read More »
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Attorneys seeking the disbarment of former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and one of his deputies say in written closing arguments filed today that no other penalty for the former prosecutors will repair the damage they caused.
“About a year after Thomas assumed office as County Attorney, it became clear that he had lost all objectivity about his role as a lawyer and as County Attorney,” Gleason wrote.
Maricopa County officials on Wednesday approved Sheriff Joe Arpaio's 2008 purchase of a $456,000 inmate-transport bus that sat unused for more than two years because it wasn't put out for competitive bidding.Read More »
The answers provided by former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and his deputy Lisa Aubuchon during three days of testimony this week maintained a consistent theme: It was nothing personal.Read More »
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas defended failed investigations that he and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office launched into county officials as necessary for rooting out corruption.Read More »
Former Deputy County Attorney Lisa Aubuchon never wavered during testimony today from her belief that filing criminal charges and a racketeering suit against County Supervisors and judges feuding with Andrew Thomas was legally justified.Read More »
The self-proclaimed toughest sheriff in America is testifying at a hearing for an ally who faces disciplinary action for the handling of failed corruption investigations.Read More »
Rachel Alexander has defended Andrew Thomas in her writings, and her job duties once entailed having to promote the former Maricopa county attorney and the office.Read More »