Phoenix New Times:  “Attorney Tom Ryan denounced Andrew Thomas for filing ‘patently false and frivolous’ charges against Judge Gary Donahoe.  An estimated 300 people turned out to protest the reign of Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas in front of the county courthouse today

[December 21, 2009] — at least two-thirds of them local attorneys.   The noon rally was a surprising show of strength from a profession that generally prefers filing motions to openly agitating — and indeed, the few scattered immigration activists in the crowd definitely stuck out from the majority of protesters, who were older, whiter, and almost entirely clad in suits. . . . In a series of short speeches, the protestors focused on two things: defending the local judiciary from Thomas’ onslaught of attacks, and then turning the tables and attacking Thomas.”