The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has filed a lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, and its well known County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, for his refusal to hand over documents in the DOJ’s long running civil rights probe. The complaint alleges that the Sheriff’s Office is in violation of Title VI of the Civil

On July 22, Judge Susan Bolton of the U.S. District Court in Phoenix heard arguments in two of the most highly publicized challenges to Arizona Senate Bill 1070: (1) the lawsuit filed by a coalition of civil rights groups and labor unions; and (2) the lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”). The