Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio took the stand Wednesday to begin his testimony in a hearing to determine whether he and top aides should be held in contempt for deliberately ignoring a court order in a long-running civil rights case.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio cut a wide swath even beyond his Arizona world where he was very big political fish. He became the voice for a type of tough justice that harkened back to the Wild West, when the lawman’s word was absolute and few worried about the rights of prisoners or immigrants.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has a contempt of court hearing for violating a judge’s orders on racial profiling. …Arpaio has acknowledged disobeying the judge’s pretrial order that barred his immigration enforcement patrols. He also has accepted responsibility for his agency’s failure to turn over traffic-stop videos in the profiling case and bungling a plan [...]
PHOENIX (AP) — The sheriff for metro Phoenix begins a four-day hearing Tuesday that could bring him fines, damage his credibility and make him politically vulnerable for his acknowledged violations of a judge's orders in a racial profiling...Show More Summary
PETA made headlines this week when it joined forces with former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson and controversial Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio to push for a vegetarian diet in prisons nationwide. But some have questioned whether Arpaio is the best-suited figure to lead the campaign. Show More Summary
Turns out Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and former Baywatch star Pamela Anderson have something in common besides a fondness for Barb Wire, pink underpants, and relentless attention-seeking: They both think a vegetarian diet isShow More Summary
Some inmates at the Maricopa County Jail did a double-take after seeing actress Pamela Anderson serving their lunches. The former Baywatch star was in town yesterday to help promote Sheriff Joe Arpaio's all-vegetarian meal program. Arpaio says cutting meat from the meals served to the more than 8,000 inmates...
PETA applauds Sheriff Joe Arpaio's policy and calls for jails and prisons nationwide to drop meat. The post Pamela Anderson Visits Maricopa County Jail to Promote Meat-Free Program appeared first on PETA.
A federal court on Wednesday largely upheld an injunction blocking Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio and his Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office from the unconstitutional practice of detaining anyone solely on suspicion of being an undocumented immigrant. Arpaio, who bills himself as “America’s...
PETA is excited to announce that Joe Arpaio, the notoriously racist Arizona sheriff who fancies himself “the world’s toughest,” is now on their preferred list after he switched the jail’s food over to a vegetarian menu. Even Pam Anderson’s...Show More Summary
Joe Arpaio and Pamela Anderson walk into a prison... no, it's not a joke, that's actually happening today.
Pamela Anderson is going to jail—not to serve time but to serve lunch. The PETA honorary director will join Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in helping inmates prepare and... The post Pamela Anderson Serves Lunch to Phoenix Inmates to Promote Nation’s First All-Vegetarian Jail appeared first on PETA.
The Maricopa County Sheriff’s office, headed by controversial figure Joe Arpaio, has agreed to pay $3.5 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the office mishandled the rape of a 13-year-old-girl. Read more...
BlueNationReview: Poetic justice is coming down hard on Arizona's most notorious sheriff, Joe Arpaio. Last week, Arpaio admitted he violated federal court orders when his department unfairly targeted Latinos during patrol operations....Show More Summary
Here are the leading legal headlines from Wise Law on Twitter: Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio agrees to sanctions for contempt of court Jewish summer camp which barred boy appears to be acting within its rights Target proposes to pay $10M...Show More Summary
Yes I'm guilty. Can we move on now? Very quietly this week, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's attorneys filed papers admitting that the blowhard and his deputies committed a crime, several in fact. Arpaio admitted he violated federal court orders that stem from a racial profiling case filed last year. Show More Summary
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona sheriff known for immigration crackdowns and a defiant political style has offered to publicly apologize and fork out money from his own pocket for his acknowledged violation of a court order in a racial-profiling...Show More Summary
Joe Arpaio, the outspoken Arizona sheriff who often touted his get-tough approach to combating illegally immigration, has admitted that he violated a federal judge’s orders to stop detaining people simply because of a suspicion they may be in the country illegally.
Controversial Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio, who bills himself “America’s Toughest Sheriff,” and his chief deputy offered on Tuesday to accept civil sanctions for contempt of court, ahead of a hearing next month in a federal court in Phoenix. U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow...
According to Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Jodi Arias violated several jail rules and will have to give up phone calls and video chats for six weeks unless they pertain to legal matters. As reported by CBS News, the controversial Maricopa County...Show More Summary