Sep 13, 2017 ... Following the trial over a pattern of unlawful practices by Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the MCSO during immigration sweeps and traffic stops, U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow issued a sweeping decision finding that that Arpaio and his agency had relied on racial profiling and illegal detentions to target Latinos.
Sep 23, 2011 ... FOR THE DISTRICT OF ARIZONA. Manuel de Jesus Ortega Melendres, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated; et al. No. PHX-CV-07-02513- GMS. FINDINGS OF FACT AND. CONCLUSIONS OF LAW. Plaintiffs, v. Joseph M . Arpaio, in his individual and official capacity as Sheriff of Maricopa.
Apr 15, 2015 ... MELENDRES V. ARPAIO. 3 was named as a party in the action. The panel ordered that. Maricopa County be substituted as a party in lieu of the. Sheriff's Office and also that on remand, the district court may consider dismissal of Sheriff Arpaio in his official capacity because an official-capacity suit is, in all ...