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Judge sets deadline in 'America's toughest sheriff' Arizona profiling case

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A judge who found Arizona lawman Joe Arpaio racially profiled Latino drivers in his crackdown on illegal immigration gave attorneys on Friday an August deadline to agree to steps to correct the abuse and indicated he is likely to appoint a monitor to ensure their implementation.Full story

Ariz. sheriff suspends immigration efforts

An Arizona sheriff who led the way for local police across the country to take up immigration enforcement is reconsidering his crackdowns — and other law enforcement officials who followed his lead are expected to eventually back away, too. Full story

Judge says it’s so: ‘Sheriff Joe’ Arpaio racially profiled

  TheGrio.com’s Joy Reid joins Martin Bashir to discuss why it took decades for a judge to finally call out Arizona Sherrif Joe Arpaio’s what Reid calls his “xenophobic attack on immigrants” – and how the GOP can move forward with immigration reform with influential believes like his.

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  Bashir: Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s ideas may be the lethal weapons

Martin Bashir uses the example of Arizona’s Sheriff Joe Arpaio – who is promising to bring his ruthless, controversial police tactics to schools – to explain why the White House can’t afford to let “idiots” determine how we protect school children from mass shootings.

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Sheriff Joe Arpaio explains a typical meal served to convicted killer Jodi Arias and all the other inmates at the Maricopa County Sheriffs Office Estrella Jail, during a news conference, on Thursday, May 16, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announces Tuesday, July 17, 2012, in Phoenix that President Obama's birth certificate, as presented by the White House in April 2011, is a forgery based on an investigation by the Sheriff's office.