Maricopa County Asks High Court To Keep It Out Of Bias Case

Law360, New York (December 21, 2015, 4:56 PM ET) — Arizona’s Maricopa County has again urged the Supreme Court to consider whether the Ninth Circuit erred by adding it as a party to a case accusing the county Sheriff’s Office of orchestrating racially motivated traffic stops to verify drivers’ immigration status, saying it shouldn’t have been rejoined to the litigation.

Plaintiffs, including Latino individuals and a group called Somos America, told the high court last month that the county waived any objection to being joined again as a party in the case under a stipulation both…

Source: Law360