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Hendershott Files New Records Request With Maricopa Superior Court That Looks Like Old Request

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Dave Hendershott (pictured) asked for e-mails of Superior Court staff in a fresh public-records request this month and was promptly told to bug off.

A similar records request went nowhere earlier this year, spurring a lawsuit from the Sheriff's Office that was shot down in June by the Arizona Court of Appeals.

Taxpayers -- get ready to pay the bill for Hendershott's appeal of this latest rejection.

Click here for Hendershott's records request and here for the court's reply.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.