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Activists protest no charges for cop in Arizona shooting of Native American woman

16 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

A small group of protestors in Phoenix, Arizona, met employees of the Maricopa County Prosecutor as they arrived for work on Monday, protesting the agency’s decision last Friday not to charge a Winslow police officer in the death of a Native American woman. Show More Summary

Racist Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s legal case is costing Arizona taxpayers millions of dollars

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Residents of Arizona’s Maricopa County may once again foot the bill for a court case against Joe Arpaio, the county’s notorious sheriff whose racial profiling against Latino residents a judge has ruled illegal. On Tuesday, the Stamford Advocate reported that lawyers in the case against...

“What the DNC email leak reveals about Arizona’s election lawsuit”

Arizona Republic: Also revealed was email correspondence about the federal lawsuit the Democrats filed against Arizona in the wake of Maricopa County’s polling-place debacle that resulted in hours-long lines for voters wanting to cast ballots in the state’s March 22 presidential … Continue reading ?

New Republican poll confirms that notorious Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is in grave danger this fall

Democrat Paul Penzone previously released a very surprising poll showing him with a lead on Maricopa County's notorious Sheriff Joe Arpaio, and now a new survey from a Republican firm has confirmed those findings. Arizona-based pollster...Show More Summary

Injunction sought in fight over Arizona county's elections

The Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law filed a motion Thursday seeking a preliminary injunction calling for election administration plans to be submitted by the secretary of state and Maricopa County officials.

“Groups Seek Emergency Relief and Judicial Oversight for Elections in Maricopa County, Arizona”

Release: Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP and Osborn Maledon, P.A. filed a motion for preliminary injunction, arguing that the Arizona secretary of state and Maricopa County officials should be … Continue reading ?

Donald Trump's anti-immigrant, anti-Constitution friends

To the editor: I find it utterly terrifying but not surprising that Donald Trump has allied himself with the infamous Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Maricopa County, Ariz., who never allows the constitutional protection against unlawful search and seizure to get in his way and dresses jail inmates in pink...

Davone Bess Pleads Not Guilty to Unlawful Flight Charge: Details and Reaction

Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess pleaded not guilty to an unlawful flight charge on Tuesday. The Associated Press reported on Bess' case in Maricopa County Superior Court, which stems from a June 19 incident in Gilbert, Arizona. Bess...Show More Summary

Former NFL receiver Davone Bess pleads not guilty to unlawful flight from police

Former NFL wide receiver Davone Bess was in court Tuesday to enter a not guilty plea in Maricopa County Superior Court on a charge of unlawful flight from a law enforcement vehicle. Police in Gilbert, Arizona wanted to stop Bess late on June 19 after seeing him driving without his headlights on, but, per court documents via…

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Plans New Inmate Uniforms With American Flag; ‘Prisoners With National Origins Other Than United States….’

Sheriff Joe Arpaio is known for, among other things, the way he runs the jail in Maricopa County, Arizona. His ‘Tent City’ houses thousands of prisoners in the desert heat, and it has been argued that uniform items — such as pink underwear for male inmates — are intended to humiliate and punish inmates further.... Show More Summary

Sheriff Joe Arpaio blowing tax dollars to dress up inmates in stars and stripes for holiday publicity stunt

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The policies of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio have resulted, among other things, in racist profiling against Hispanic people and the death of Marcia Powell, a 48-year-old sex worker who died from heat exposure after being put in a cage for four hours in the sun. Always eager for the spotlight,...

Morning Digest: Challenger releases a poll showing Sheriff Joe Arpaio trailing in re-election bid

Leading Off: ? Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff: Former Phoenix police Sgt. Paul Penzone is waging a rematch against notorious Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio after losing by a surprisingly close 51-45 margin four years ago, by far the worst showing of Arpaio's decades-long career. Show More Summary

Not a Joke: America's Notorious 'Sheriff Joe' Offers Two-Day 'Jail Simulation' for Teenagers

“Campers will follow jail regulations, wear inmate clothing, work as an inmate laborer, eat jail food, sleep in jail tents/bunks and attend education programs." Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio seems to court controversy with everything...Show More Summary

Take a 2-day getaway from your kids by sending them to Sheriff Joe’s jail camp

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio seems to court controversy with everything he does, which is why it’s not surprising that his new “jail simulation” summer camp for teenagers is raising some eyebrows. Local Arizona news station ABC 15 is reporting that the controversial sheriff...

“Should Congress create a law to prevent election fiascos?”

Arizona Republic: Congress should make national rules to prevent election debacles like the March 22 presidential preference election in Maricopa County that was plagued by six-hour-long lines and confusion over voter registration, U.S. Rep. Raúl Grijalva, D-Ariz., says. Grijalva, of Tucson, introduced the … Continue reading ?

Surprise! Joe Arpaio thinks Trump has ‘guts’ for attacking ‘Mexican’ federal judge

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

As Republican lawmakers begin to reassess their support for Donald Trump, Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio echoed Trump’s argument that his rhetoric regarding federal judge Gonzalo Curiel has been taken out of context. “Sometimes his words are twisted,” Arpaio said in...

Judge orders Arpaio to pay detainees in racial profiling case — but delays contempt ruling

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that he would postpone a decision on whether or not to charge Maricopa County, Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio with contempt of court, KPNX-TV reported. The ruling came hours after U.S. District Judge Murray Snow said that Arpaio should pay detainees $1,000 or more in a...

Body of Az. Woman Who Went Missing After Date Found; Suspect in Custody

The body of a missing Arizona woman who was last seen on a date with a man, April 19, was found in a shallow grave. According to the CBS 5, 25-year-old Angela Russo’s body was found in desert area in Maricopa County last week. Police announced that Lashawn Johnson, who was already in jail on […]

Rethinking Arizona's Identity Theft Laws

On May 2, a federal court in Arizona allowed Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio to continue his workplace raids to search for undocumented immigrants using false identities to work. In the wake of this decision, we should reconsider how we define identity theft. Show More Summary

See the face of American fascism: Decoding sheriff Joe Arpaio’s anti-bestiality video

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Is this the face of American fascism? Whiter than white – his hands skeletally pale – and showing all his 83 years, Joe Arpaio, the minority-persecuting sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, warns the public against yet another enemy in its midst. First it was Barack Obama, who Arpaio insists is...

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