26, Jan 2015 - Arpaio could face civil contempt hearing in court
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona sheriff could face a civil contempt hearing in federal court for his office's repeated violations of orders issued in a racial-profiling case. U.S. District Judge Murray Snow held a telephonic conference Thursday and told Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys that the six-term sheriff may face an April 21-24 hearing. But a top lawyer with the Arizona chapter ...
26, Jan 2015 - U.S. judge blocks Arizona sheriff from workplace immigrant raids
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A federal judge has issued a court order barring Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio from conducting workplace raids targeting suspected illegal immigrants in another blow to Arpaio's high-profile actions in Arizona. U.S. District Judge David Campbell on Monday issued a preliminary injunction stopping the raids that have resulted in hundreds of arrests and ...
25, Jan 2015 - Maricopa County Attorney seeking second look at no-bail law
PHOENIX - Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is asking a federal court to take another look at its decision to strike down an Arizona law.
10, Oct 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Maricopa County prosecutor urges judge to let smuggling law stand, despite White House's object
The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling.
10, Oct 2014 - Phoenix, AZ Prosecutor urges judge to let smuggling law stand
PHOENIX (AP) -- The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling. Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery's office has filed a friend-of-the-court brief saying the 2005 state law isn't trumped by federal statutes. Gov. Jan Brewer also has opposed the request. The administration ...