Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, and one of his attorney's Joseph Popolizio, middle, listen to another attorney, John Masterson, as he holds up a copy of the civil rights lawsuit handed out ... more 
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, left, and one of his attorney's Joseph Popolizio, middle, listen to another attorney, John Masterson, as he holds up a copy of the civil rights lawsuit handed out by the Department of Justice today, as he answers questions regarding the federal civil rights lawsuit against Sheriff Arpaio and his department, during a news conference Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Phoenix. According to the Department of Justice, after months of negotiations failed to yield an agreement to settle allegations that the sheriff's department racially profiled Latinos in his trademark immigration patrols, the lawsuit was filed.(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ross D. Franklin
Thu, May 10, 2012 8:25 PM EDT