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Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces contempt hearing in Phoenix
Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces contempt hearing in Phoenix

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio cut a wide swath even beyond his Arizona world, where he was a very big political fish. He became the voice for a type of tough justice that harked back to the Wild West, when the lawman's word was absolute and few worried about the rights of prisoners or immigrants. On Tuesday, Arpaio faced what may be his most demanding and dangerous opponent: U.S. District Judge G. Murray Snow, who will decide whether the man who has called himself “America's toughest sheriff” should be held in contempt for deliberately ignoring court orders in a long-running civil rights case. “He has been trying to get out of this desperately,”...

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