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Articles by Paul Rubin

Head on a Skewer

Joe Arpaio was so obsessed with getting a hard-charging New Times writer prosecuted that he badgered Andy Thomas into making a fool of himself

Phoenix New Times
By Paul Rubin

Published: March 20, 2008

On May 2, 2005, a prosecutor and an investigator at the Maricopa County Attorney's Office asked ...

Boob's Tube - Phoenix New Times article about Sheriff Arpaio's attack on political opponent

Boob's Tube

Here's how publicity hound Joe Arpaio used a TV station to try to destroy rival Dan Saban with a bogus rape claim

By Paul Rubin

Published: January 25, 2007

On the early evening of April 7, 2004, an Apache Junction resident named Ruby Norman shot an e-mail over ...

Below the Belt - Phoenix New Times article on Sheriff Arpaio's smear campaign against political opponent

By Paul Rubin, Phoenix New Times

It came as little surprise to most people in the know that Buckeye Police Chief Dan Saban lost his recent defamation trial against Sheriff Joe Arpaio and company.

That's not to say that Saban didn't have legitimate gripes with how key members of the ...