Tag: Joe Arpaio

Arpaio Pardon Unconstitutional, Justice Groups Challenge

Justice groups on Monday filed court briefs urging a judge to reject President Trump’s pardon of the racist ex-sheriff Joe Arpaio. The same day, prosecutors for the Department of Justice agreed with Trump’s decision — and Arpaio’s lawyers — and stated that Arpaio’s guilty verdict should be vacated. “A pardon…

Trump Pardons Convicted Ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

UPDATED: AUG. 25, 2017 / 8:40 p.m. President Donald Trump on Friday night followed through on his suggestion earlier this week to pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio, who last month was found guilty of criminal contempt after violating a court order that instructed him to stop racially profiling Latino…

Infamous Racist Sheriff Arpaio Found in Contempt

The Arizona sheriff notorious for his disdain of immigrants was found in contempt by a federal court on Friday for repeatedly violating court orders to stop racially profiling Latinos. A hero to the anti-immigration movement, six-term Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, together with three deputies, were found in civil contempt…

N-word Photo Prompts Protest at Arizona High School

By Sheryl Estrada Six girls at Desert Vista High School in Phoenix thought it would be a good idea on Friday to take a group photo with “N-I-*-*-E-R” spelled out in individual gold letters across their Black shirts and post it to social media. What began Friday with hundreds of…