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Arpaio lawyers file opening brief to have conviction erased

File photo of Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio is asking an appeals court to overturn a judge’s decision that the ex-lawman’s criminal contempt conviction stands despite his being pardoned by President Donald Trump. (Howard Fischer/Capitol Media)

File photo of Former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Arpaio is asking an appeals court to overturn a judge’s decision that the ex-lawman’s criminal contempt conviction stands despite his being pardoned by President Donald Trump. (Howard Fischer/Capitol Media)