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Thomas won’t appeal disbarment; criticizes accusers

Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas took a swipe at his accusers and the Arizona Supreme Court today in announcing he is not going to appeal his April 10 disbarment. Thomas had until 5 p.m. today to file a notice of appeal, but instead sent an email to the press to say that he can’t continue the legal proceedings because the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors refused to pay for his attorneys.

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Arpaio supporters to hold march April 28

Backers of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio will stage a march in Fountain Hills to show their appreciation for the sheriff and help support him at a time when he faces some of his toughest criticism. The march will be held on Saturday, April 28.

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County treasurer won’t ‘rubber stamp’ Wilcox settlement (access required)

Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox’s $1 million out-of-court settlement may hit a snag once it hits the county treasurer’s office. County Treasurer Charles “Hos” Hoskins said he won’t be a “rubber stamp” for the settlement to Wilcox and won’t sign off on the payment until he can verify that it’s justified.

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Lawsuit targeting Arpaio over dog-death case settled

Lawyers tentatively settled a lawsuit by a Chandler police officer who accused Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio of violating his rights by arresting the officer in the death of his police dog. Police Sgt. Tom Lovejoy settled his case against Arpaio on Friday, just days before jury selection in the civil case was set to begin.

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Wilcox: Arpaio is ‘next big step’ after Thomas disbarment

Failed corruption investigations launched by America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff have succeeded in getting one of the lawman's top allies disbarred. And despite Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's efforts to distance himself from cases at the center of a legal ethics panel inquiry that cost a pair of former county prosecutors their careers — the fallout has moved closer.

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The small tent next to the circus

Moments before O'Neil convened the hearing, rumor quickly spread that Mary Rose Wilcox – a prime target of Thomas and Arpaio – would receive a $1 million settlement from the county to compensate for her troubles with Thomas and Arpaio.

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