Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio must face claims that he ordered the late-night arrests of two newspaper publishers who revealed the details of a subpoena, the full 9th Circuit ruled Wednesday.
The decision hands a significant victory to The Phoenix New Times, a weekly alternative newspaper that has been critical of the outspoken sheriff since he took office in the 1990s. After defending himself in court just last month against racial-profiling charges, Arpaio now potentially faces another trial.
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