29, Mar 2015 - Joe Arpaio, Sheriff Of Maricopa County, Arizona, Admits To Violating Federal Court Order On Immigra
Joe Arpaio, the controversial sheriff of Maricopa County in Arizona, has admitted to violating a federal judge's orders to cease detaining people purely on the basis of suspicion that they may be in the country illegally, according to media reports.
28, Mar 2015 - Arizona judge drops charges against ex-death row inmate Milke
By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) - A judge in Arizona formally exonerated a woman on Monday who spent more than two decades on death row for the 1989 murder of her 4-year-old son before a federal appeals court tossed out the conviction. After a brief hearing, a Maricopa County judge dismissed all charges against Debra Milke, 51, after the state's highest court denied a last-ditch appeal by ...
12, Oct 2014 - EPIC seeks enforcement action over Arizona data breaches
A privacy watchdog filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against a community college district in Arizona that lost the personal data of 2.5 million students and employees in two data breaches. The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) asked the FTC in its complaint Monday to bring an enforcement action in federal district court against the Maricopa County Community College ...
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 ...
03, Mar 2012 - Sheriff Joe Arpaio needles Obama: Birth certificate a forgery - The Christian Science Monitor
The outspoken sheriff of Maricopa ... in court. The sheriff's zeal for chasing illegal immigrants has made him a favorite among like-minded people, such as state Rep. Carl Seel, who plans to revive efforts to pass birther legislation in Arizona.