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Joe Arpaio's Doomsday: Arpaio Loses ACLU Civil Rights Lawsuit, MCSO Enjoined from Racially Profiling Latinos

U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow just handed the ACLU, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the law firm Covington & Burling, all Latinos, and everyone who has strived for justice in Maricopa County a reason to celebrate over the long holiday weekend by ruling against Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the big Melendres v. Arpaio racial-profiling lawsuit.

See also: -Joe Arpaio's Racial Profiling Trial Begins, and, Yes, He's Guilty as Sin -Joe Arpaio's (ahem) Legal Scholar Brett "Shut Up" Palmer and Flunky Brian Sands Under Oath -Joe Arpaio's Taliban, Nativist Steve Camarota, and More Problems for the MCSO -Joe Arpaio's Racial Profiling Trial Ends, and Yes, Joe's Still Guilty as Sin

Essentially, Snow found that the MCSO does engage in racial profiling and discrimination, and he has ordered it to stop.

The decision reads, in part:

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Stephen is a former staff writer and columnist at Phoenix New Times.
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