Arpaio Feud with Maricopa County Board & Court

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Overview of this Controversy


Date Originated: September of 2010
Categories: Joe Arpaio
Over the two years prior to September, 2010, feuding between Arpaio and former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas on one side, and the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors on the other side cost at least $5.6 million, most of which was paid to private attorneys. Arpaio and Thomas filed several lawsuits against the Board of Supervisors, including a federal civil-racketeering suit against the supervisors, four judges and attorneys who work with the county. Arpaio and Thomas lost every case, either by ruling of the courts, or by dropping the case.
Source: http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/news/articles/2010/09/15/20100915maricopa-county...
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