A Dallas County ADA was arrested for DWI over the weekend. Will Susan Hawk, Dallas’s new District Attorney, use this as an opportunity to differentiate her office from that of her scandal-plagued predecessor?
There’s A Petition To Have The Dallas Judge Who Said That A 14-Year-Old Rape Victim “Wasn’t The Victim She Claimed To Be” Removed From Office
Change.org doesn't seem to change much, but it reveals that thousands of people have a problem with Judge Jeanine Howard.
1. Craig’s ListingIt doesn’t take anything away from Craig Watkins’s accomplishments as district attorney of Dallas County—since he won election in 2006, his office has exonerated 33 prisoners, some of whom had been incarcerated for decades—to say that he has been very lucky. A Democrat, he was swept into office
Over the past two decades Texas has exonerated more than eighty wrongfully convicted prisoners. How does this happen? Can anything be done to stop it? We assembled a group of experts (a police chief, a state senator, a judge, a prosecutor, a district attorney, and an exoneree) to find out.
Of the many things the first black district attorney of Dallas County is doing, none is more important than rethinking the concept of guilt and innocence.
The DA and the DNA.