Trump's Arpaio Contempt Pardon 'Ends This Prosecution,' DOJ Tells Judge

Several amicus briefs urge judge not to vacate conviction.

, The National Law Journal


The U.S. Justice Department on Monday urged an Arizona federal judge to end the contempt prosecution of former sheriff Joe Arpaio, the recipient of a presidential pardon that critics contend diminished the power of the judiciary. The judge in the case has set a hearing for October.

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