30, 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.
30, Jan 2015 - County barred from prosecuting job-related ID theft cases
PHOENIX (AP) - A judge has barred Maricopa County officials from enforcing two Arizona identity-theft laws that have been used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers. The decision Monday by U.S. District Judge David Campbell came nearly three weeks after Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio voluntarily disbanded his ...
29, Jan 2015 - Phoenix, AZ Raids by Arizona Sheriff Blocked After Immigrants Sue
Equal Voice News Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio can no longer raid Phoenix-area workplaces under the guise of enforcing Arizona state laws that community advocates say were actually used to target and terrorize immigrants. Immigrant rights organizations in Arizona hailed the Jan. 5 temporary order from U.S. District Court Judge David Campbell. They said the […]
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 ...
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 ...
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.