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Legal groups move to challenge Trump’s Arpaio pardon

Posted by   /  September 12, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Madeline Conway | POLITICO Two advocacy groups moved on Monday to challenge Donald Trump’s pardon of controversial former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, alleging that the president’s move was unconstitutional because it undermined the power of the federal judiciary. Related: Prosecutors: Reasons for Arpaio conviction should be voided DOJ prosecutors agree Arpaio case should be […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] Why Trump’s pardon of Arpaio follows law, yet challenges it

Posted by   /  August 27, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Adam Liptak | The New York Times President Trump’s decision to pardon Joe Arpaio was characteristically unconventional. It came late on a Friday night as a hurricane bore down on Texas. It concerned a crime some said was particularly ill-suited to clemency, and it was not the product of the care and deliberation that […]

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Arizona lawmakers praise, condemn Trump’s pardon of Arpaio

Posted by   /  August 26, 2017  /  Featured News, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

Cronkite News n Washington, reaction to President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio was swift and strong. All four Arizona Democrats, as well as the Arizona Democratic Party, issued statements within an hour of the pardon that accused the president of violating the rule of law, endorsing racism and bigotry and […]

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Trump ‘seriously considering’ a pardon for ex-Sheriff Joe Arpaio

Posted by   /  August 15, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Gregg Jarrett | Fox News President Trump may soon issue a pardon for Joe Arpaio, the colorful former Arizona sheriff who was found guilty two weeks ago of criminal contempt for defying a state judge’s order to stop traffic patrols targeting suspected undocumented immigrants. In his final years as Maricopa County sheriff, Arpaio had […]

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