Judge: Judge affirms damages to undocumented immigrants — [Roger Barnett Case]by Dee Dee Garcia Blase on May. 15, 2012, under American GI Forum, Mexican-American / Chicano political activism, the three sonorans david morales
Just in and what a victory!
Russell Pearce, Joe Arpaio & Company lose again!
From Arizona Republic.
Judge affirms damages to illegal immigrants
Lawsuit accuses rancher of abuse in 2004
by Alia Beard Rau – May. 12, 2012 08:57 PM
The Republic | azcentral.com
Not even a 2011 Arizona law written just for him could help Roger Barnett. The Arizona rancher this week lost another court ruling in a years-long lawsuit over allegations he assaulted illegal immigrants caught on his land in 2004.
“We hope this will be the final chapter in Barnett’s attempts to avoid paying his victims the judgment that is long overdue,” David Hinojosa, an attorney for the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, said in a news release.
MALDEF filed the lawsuit on behalf of the immigrants.
Read more: http://www.azcentral.com/arizonarepublic/local/articles/2012/05/11/20120511illegal-immigrant-damages-affirmed.html#ixzz1uyY98ttU
Reaction from the THREE SONORANS:
Today brings an important ruling, a victory for human rights in Arizona thanks to MALDEF!
Read David Morales’ reaction here.