Saturday, June 22, 2024

Federal Judge says Challenge to AZ Law Can Stand

Motions by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of S.B. 1070 were denied by a federal judge on Friday. The ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton will allow the lawsuit, led by Phoenix advocacy group Friendly House […]

Arizona Sheriff Remains Strong After Ruling

While most of yesterday’s protests across the country were directed at Arizona’s controversial new law, SB 1070, one local group targeted their anger at one person who they have been at odds with for almost a decade – Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio, a 78-year-old ex-federal drug agent, has become a poster child for […]