Two weeks ago, I reported on a hearing before U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow in the ACLU's big racial-profiling lawsuit against Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Melendres v. Arpaio. During that hearing, Snow scheduled the seven-day trial to begin on July 19.After the hearing, outside the Sandra Day O'C ... More >>
Julio and Julian Mora, who today won big against Sheriff Joe As Sheriff Joe Arpaio plots to humiliate Arizona by deploying a chain gang of illegal immigrants to clean up around Chase Field, where the Major League Baseball All-Star Game is scheduled to take place July 12, there's ample evidence Arpai ... More >>
Arpaio shrugs off his arrest of an innocent American girlIf you're Hispanic in Maricopa County, Sheriff Joe's goons have probable cause to arrest you on suspicion of being undocumented. Hey, they can always release you later.That's the word from the elephant's mouth after an MCSO raid on four area M ... More >>
Celia Alvarez, after being arrested by the MCSO during the infamous HMI worksite raidCourthouse News Service was the first to catch notice of two suits just filed in federal and state court, respectively, of a Hispanic mom whose jaw was busted during an MCSO immigration raid, and a man allegedl ... More >>
Julio Mora with his father Julian at the Arizona ACLU offices today, announcing their lawsuit against ArpaioAs I anticipated in yesterday's blog post, the Arizona ACLU today had a press conference at their offices with father-son Julian and Julio Mora present, announcing a lawsuit on their ... More >>
Is the ACLU's new lawsuit on behalf of Avondale resident Julio Mora? We'll find out tomorrow.
The Arizona ACLU isn't giving out any details, but they've just issued a press advisory that at noon tomorrow they will announce a lawsuit, "on behalf of two Avondale residents who were illegally a ... More >>
MCSO mugshotFrancisca Perez-Mendoza, aka, Alejandra Alvarez I paid another visit to the sad hellhole of Estrella Jail last weekend to talk to one more target of Arpaio's ethnic cleansing raids: Alejandra Alvarez, a 31-year-old mother of four American children who was arrested during the MCSO's raid ... More >>