Andy Thomas and Company Continue to Get Eviscerated at Disciplinary Hearings

Testimony continues this morning at the Thomas/Aubuchon/Alexander disciplinary hearings at the Arizona Supreme Court in downtown Phoenix.

Lisa Aubuchon, a onetime top assistant to former Maricopa County Attorney, is expected to take the stand at the hearing in an attempt to save her legal skin.
She and Thomas are facing possible disbarment. Alexander, whose brief stint as a deputy county attorney was notable mostly for what she didn't do, i.e. work on cases, is looking at a potential suspension.

if her past behavior is any indicator (her recent failed attempt to win back her job as a deputy county attorney), expect Aubuchon to be evasive, verbose, stubborn and, ultimately, pathetic as a witness.

Testifying yesterday were Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk and a law professor from New York. 

The latter said that a RICO lawsuit filed by Thomas' motley crew against the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors and the county judiciary was so bad that he wouldn't have given it a passing grade had it been submitted to him as a class exercise.

More later on what transpires today.

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