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Arpaio Sues New York Times for Alleged Malicious Defamation

Asks for Over $147,500,000.00 in Compensatory and Punitive Damages

 (Washington, D.C., October 17, 2018). Today, legal counsel for Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Larry Klayman, the founder of both Judicial Watch and now Freedom Watch and a former federal prosecutor, announced the filing of a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Civil Action No. 1:18-cv-02387) against the New York Times (NYT) and its editorial page reporter Michelle Cottle for alleged defamation per se, tortious interference with prospective business advantage and false light.

The complaint can be found at and was filed as part of Freedom Watch's Leftist Media Strike Force, which seeks to hold the dishonest and unhinged "fake news" left, and other irresponsible and lawless publications, accountable to the rule of law.

The defamatory article at issue, published on August 29, 2018, and written by Michelle Cottle, a member of the editorial board of the NYT, is entitled "Well at Least Sheriff Joe Isn't Going to Congress: Arpaio's Loss In Arizona's Senate Republican Primary is a Fitting End to the Public Life of a Truly Sadistic Man." In this article the defendants accuse "America's Sheriff" of scores of heinous crimes and allegedly seek to totally trash and destroy his reputation and standing in the law enforcement and political community, severely damaging his future plans to again run for public office. The article is alleged to have been published with malice.

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