Why is a judge not taking the case against former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio?

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A court has ordered the former sheriff to return $500,000 he was ordered to pay after he was arrested in 2003.

A federal judge on Friday ordered Arpaio to pay $1.7 million.

A jury in February found Arpaio guilty of criminal contempt after finding he lied about how many Hispanics he had deported.

Arpaio had pleaded not guilty and has appealed the verdict.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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