Closing arguments due in Ariz. profiling case
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PHOENIX (AP) - The last round of written closing arguments are due Thursday in a trial aimed at settling allegations that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office racially profiles Latinos in its immigration patrols.
Lawyers filed their first round of arguments last week with U.S. District Judge Murray Snow.
The judge hasn't publicly revealed when he would deliver his verdict.
A small group of Latinos who sued Arpaio's office alleged that officers pulled over some vehicles only to make immigration status checks.
The sheriff has denied the allegations. He says his deputies only stop people when they think a crime has been committed.
Those who filed the case aren't seeking money damages and instead are seeking a declaration that Arpaio's office racially profiles and an order that requires it to make policy changes.
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