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Case 2:07-cv-02513-GMS Document 1980 Filed 03/15/17 Page 1 of 2

1 John T. Masterson, Bar #007447
Joseph J. Popolizio, Bar #017434
2 Justin M. Ackerman, Bar #030726
JONES, SKELTON & HOCHULI, P.L.C.
3 40 North Central Avenue, Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
4 Telephone: (602) 263-1700
Fax: (602) 200-7846
5 jmasterson@jshfirm.com
jpopolizio@jshfirm.com
6 jackerman@jshfirm.com
7 Attorneys for Joseph M. Arpaio, Gerard
Sheridan and Joseph Sousa, in their
8 individual capacities
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
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Manuel de Jesus Ortega Melendres, on behalf NO. CV-07-2513-PHX-GMS
12 of himself and all others similarly situated; et
al, NON-PARTY CIVIL
13 CONTEMNORS’ RESPONSE TO
Plaintiff, DEFENDANT PENZONE’S
14 REQUEST FOR CLARIFICATION
v.
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Paul Penzone, in his official capacity as Sheriff
16 of Maricopa County, Arizona; et al,
17 Defendants.
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19 The Non-Party Civil Contemnors, Joseph M. Arpaio, Gerard Sheridan, and
20 Joseph Sousa, respond to Defendant Penzone’s Request for Clarification only to note that
21 the Non-Party Civil Contemnors have no objection to the procedure suggested by
22 Defendant Penzone. The Non-Party Civil Contemnors also agree that neither the
23 Plaintiffs nor Plaintiff-Intervenors, pursuant to Arizona law should be privy to any details
24 of any ongoing investigations.
25 Accordingly, the Non-Party Civil Contemnors agree that all of the parties
26 should only receive an update as to when each of the investigations currently ongoing will
27 be completed. The provision of any further details about the investigations would violate
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1 Arizona law.
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DATED this 15th day of March, 2017.
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JONES, SKELTON & HOCHULI, P.L.C.
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By: /s/ John T. Masterson
6 John T. Masterson
Joseph J. Popolizio
7 Justin M. Ackerman
40 North Central Avenue, Suite 2700
8 Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Attorneys for Joseph M. Arpaio, Gerard
9 Sheridan and Joseph Sousa, in their
individual capacities
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12 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
13 I hereby certify that on this 15th day of March, 2017, I caused the
14 foregoing document to be filed electronically with the Clerk of Court through the
15 CM/ECF System for filing; and served on counsel of record via the Court’s CM/ECF
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/s/Mary M. Soto
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