Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and six other sheriff's officials are scheduled to be deposed in the coming weeks in a lawsuit that accuses deputies of racially profiling Hispanics in immigration patrols.Read More »
Larry Dever wanted to address the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. Instead, he addressed the press corps at his lawyer’s office in Scottsdale. The Cochise County sheriff, along with his prominent counterparts from Maricopa and Pinal counties, hosted a viewing party at the Rose Law Group to watch the Nov. 1 hearing at the Ninth Circuit on SB1070. Sitting alongside Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu, Dever made his opinions known, even if the three judges couldn’t hear him.Read More »
Lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have asked a federal judge for more time to respond to the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit seeking records from the sheriff.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proven that tough immigration policies make it easy to raise cash for political campaigns, and Gov. Jan Brewer has shown that the same rule applies to raising money for legal defense of the state’s new immigration law.
But now, private-sector interests are getting wise as well.
A federal appeals court says jails in Maricopa County don't meet constitutional minimums when it comes to food quality and housing conditions for inmates on psychotropic drugs.Read More »
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office has fired the law firm that represents a former prosecutor in an Arizona State Bar inquiry.Read More »
A judge granted the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office a two-week delay in the U.S. Justice Department's lawsuit that seeks records from the police agency.Read More »
A man who accused an Arizona sheriff's deputy of abuse and racial discrimination over a 2009 traffic stop has won a $600,000 settlement.Read More »
Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley is raising concerns about Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu's investigation into Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office.Read More »
U.S. Justice Department lawyers are urging a federal judge to deny Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's request for a three-week pause in the department's lawsuit seeking records from his department in a civil rights investigation.Read More »