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Federal Judge Orders Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County, To Answer Wilkins Claims

by Brian A. Wilkins
12/23/2009 (links updated November 6, 2018)

A federal judge ordered Maricopa County and Sheriff Joe Arpaio to answer several claims in my pro-se federal lawsuit.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Lawrence O. Anderson denied the defendants’ motions to dismiss the case on Tuesday, while also dismissing some of the Plaintiff’s (my) claims. READ THE ENTIRE ORDER IN PDF FORMAT HERE.

The judge ordered that the Plaintiff’s claims of conspiracy and Eighth Amendment cruel and unusual punishment dismissed. However, the court ordered Maricopa County to answer the Plaintiff’s Fourteenth Amendment “procedural due process” claims, as pre-trial, non-convicted … Read Entire Article