Press "Enter" to skip to content

Mystery judge challenges plan for special prosecutor in Arpaio appeal

Positive Sentiment
Negative Sentiment
Content Analyzed

A federal appeals court judge is challenging his colleagues’ decision to appoint a special prosecutor to defend a district court judge’s handling of a pardon President Donald Trump issued last year to former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio on a contempt-of-court charge.

An unidentified member of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals objected to a split appeals court panel’s decision in April to use the special prosecutor mechanism in the review of Phoenix-based U. pdf” target=”_blank”>the 2-1 April order calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor to argue Bolton had the authority to refuse to vacate the guilty verdict.

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply