Documents in Arpaio Case Posted on Veterans’ Day

Documents in Arpaio Case Posted on Veterans’ Day

“CONFIDENTIAL” DOCUMENTS AT ISSUE by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 12, 2015) — In a filing on Wednesday, Veterans Day, attorneys for defendant Joseph M. Arpaio filed a motion in Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al asking the court to reverse the admission of two exhibits into evidence, claiming the communications are “privileged.” Melendres was filed […]

Did Judge Snow Just Tip the Government’s Hand on Arpaio, Zullo?

Did Judge Snow Just Tip the Government’s Hand on Arpaio, Zullo?

“THE U.S. GOVERNMENT MAY CHOOSE TO PROSECUTE YOU” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 7, 2015) — According to Phoenix New Times writer Stephen Lemons, who was present in the courtroom on Friday while U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow held oral argument in the civil case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al as […]

Breaking: Judge Snow Denies Mike Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

Breaking:  Judge Snow Denies Mike Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

“THE FIFTH AMENDMENT DOES NOT APPLY” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 6, 2015) — On Friday afternoon, U.S. District Court Judge G. Murray Snow denied a Motion for Protective Order filed by Mike Zullo last week in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al following oral argument. file0.411841295232204 In the motion filed October […]

Exclusive: Source of Lawsuit Information to Arpaio-Opposed Publication is Plaintiff ACLU Attorney

Exclusive:  Source of Lawsuit Information to Arpaio-Opposed Publication is Plaintiff ACLU Attorney

CIVIL CASE BROADENED TO CIVIL CONTEMPT; COURT-ORDERED INVESTIGATION OF WORK OF CONFIDENTIAL INFORMANT by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 4, 2015) — A source who has been following the developments in Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al closely has informed The Post & Email that the source of court documents and information to the Phoenix New […]

Judge Schedules Oral Argument on Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

Judge Schedules Oral Argument on Zullo’s Motion for Protective Order

FOR FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6 by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 3, 2015) — According to the newest entries appearing on the federal courts website, pacer.gov, in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al, Mike Zullo’s response to the plaintiffs’ objections to his Motion for a Protective Order filed last week must be submitted to […]

Breaking: Mike Zullo Files “Notice of Appeals and Request to Stay” Proceedings in Arpaio Case

Breaking:  Mike Zullo Files “Notice of Appeals and Request to Stay” Proceedings in Arpaio Case

ACCUSES ACLU OF “BLATANT HYPOCRISY” IN REGARD TO HIS CIVIL, CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2015) — Mike Zullo, who has become embroiled in a court-ordered investigation of a probe conducted by a confidential informant to the Maricopa County, AZ Sheriff’s Office, has filed a document pro se indicating that he is appealing […]

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

Does the ACLU Stand for Civil and Due Process Rights, or Not?

ARE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS ONLY FOR “IMMIGRANTS?” by Sharon Rondeau (Nov. 2, 2015) — On Thursday, The Post & Email reported that on Wednesday, Maricopa County, AZ Cold Case Posse lead investigator Mike Zullo filed a motion pro se in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al requesting a 30-day extension past the […]

Exclusive: Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator Responds to Court Filing On Production of Documents

Exclusive:  Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator Responds to Court Filing On Production of Documents

“THIS IS STRICTLY DUE PROCESS” by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 21, 2015) — On October 20, 2015, a document was posted at pacer.gov in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al titled “Notice of Partial Compliance with Subpoena Served on and Lack of Authority to Accomplish Additional Production from Michael Zullo.” Submitted by […]

Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator Granted Additional Time to Prepare for Deposition in Arpaio Civil Contempt Case

Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator Granted Additional Time to Prepare for Deposition in Arpaio Civil Contempt Case

WHAT ARE PLAINTIFFS’ ATTORNEYS SEEKING? by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 7, 2015) — On September 29, 2015, attorneys for Sheriff Joseph M. Arpaio filed a “Motion to Partially Quash Plaintiffs’ Subpoena to Produce Documents, Information, or Objects Re: Michael Zullo” in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al, a civil case filed against […]

Why Do Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Racial Profiling Case Want to Depose Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator?

Why Do Plaintiffs’ Attorneys in Racial Profiling Case Want to Depose Cold Case Posse Lead Investigator?

MIKE ZULLO SUBPOENAED by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 30, 2015) — On September 22, 2015, a subpoena was issued to Michael Zullo, lead investigator of the Maricopa County Cold Case Posse, which has been conducting an investigation over the last four years of the image posted on the White House website purported to be Obama’s long-form […]

Would the FBI Grant a “Con Man” Immunity?

Would the FBI Grant a “Con Man” Immunity?

“A MASSIVE BREACH OF INDIVIDUAL PRIVACY” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 7, 2015) — Last February, former CIA contractor Dennis Montgomery filed a civil suit against James Risen, author of Pay Any Price:  Greed, Power, and Endless War; his publisher, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; and HMH Holdings, Inc., the parent company of HMH. Risen is a national […]

United States Asks to Intervene in Arpaio “Racial Profiling” Case

United States Asks to Intervene in Arpaio “Racial Profiling” Case

ACCUSES SHERIFF OF “CONTUMACIOUS CONDUCT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 21, 2015) — On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section representing “the United States,” filed a motion to intervene in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al based on its expressed desire to enforce the “equal protection […]

Where is the ACLU?

Where is the ACLU?

FEDERAL JUDGE AND ACLU ATTORNEYS SILENT IN ARPAIO CASE by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 8, 2015) — For nearly two weeks, no documents have been posted in the case of Melendres et al v. Arpaio, et al, which accused Maricopa County Sheriff Joseph Arpaio and several of his deputies of racial profiling. Filed in December 2007, […]

In Arpaio Case, Judge Admits “High Degree of Personal Familiarity” with Monitor’s Performance

In Arpaio Case, Judge Admits “High Degree of Personal Familiarity” with Monitor’s Performance

JUDGE AND MONITOR “IN CONSTANT COMMUNICATION” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 25, 2015) — In an order filed with the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona dated September 11, 2014 dealing with a billing dispute between Maricopa County and a court-appointed monitor, Judge G. Murray Snow stated that “the Court has a high degree […]

Bombshell: Claim: ACLU Attorneys Failed to Disclose That Arpaio Confidential Informant Was Once Their Client

Bombshell:  Claim:  ACLU Attorneys Failed to Disclose That Arpaio Confidential Informant Was Once Their Client

KLAYMAN CITES DEFAMATION, POSSIBLE LEGAL ACTION by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 25, 2015) — In a shocking development in the case of Melendres, et al v. Arpaio, et al, Attys. Larry Klayman and Jonathon Moseley of Freedom Watch have written a brief in which they allege that plaintiffs’ attorneys from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) […]