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Entries from April 2007

Dallas Morning News-Kevin Krause, April 2007

April 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Former county jail inmates fighting for their lives Officials reject claims, say ‘good standard’ of treatment was provided 08:33 AM CDT on Thursday, April 19, 2007By KEVIN KRAUSE / The Dallas Morning News kkrause@dallasnews.com They walked into the Dallas County Jail, two men with drug problems. They ended up in Parkland Memorial Hospital’s emergency room. […]

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Tenacious T: Texas Lawyer-Miriam Rosen

April 17th, 2007 · No Comments

Tenacious T: Terri Moore Shakes Things Up at the Dallas County DA’s Office By Miriam RozenTexas LawyerMonday, April 16, 2007 Terri Moore still hasn’t found time to hang pictures. The new first assistant district attorney at the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office has only gotten as far as placing the framed mementos from her 14-year […]

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A New Day: Texas Lawyer-Mark Donald

April 17th, 2007 · 2 Comments

A New Day: Democrats Make Their Presence Known at the Dallas County Courthouse By Mark DonaldTexas LawyerMonday, April 16, 2007 For those lawyers who believe that the Democratic takeover of the Dallas County Courthouse won’t make a difference in the kind of justice dispensed within its many courtrooms, for those who believe that the voters’ […]

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Dallas Observer-Glenna Whitley, April 2007

April 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Wednesday, April 11, 2007NewsBlogs Article By Glenna Whitley Bully on the BenchWhen big-city lawyers appear in the courtroom of Judge Gene Knize, they better be prepared to duck and cover. By Glenna Whitley Published: April 12, 2007 The 120 dutiful souls who’d answered their jury summons on January 9 had been sitting in the historic […]

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DMN Editorial: Dallas Jail-More of the Same

April 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

OPINIONEditorials Just Another Failure06:42 AM CDT on Friday, April 6, 2007 At the risk of sounding just a little older than dirt, we do recall those days when Dallas County failing a state jail inspection was a big deal. Page One, maybe. At least the top of the Metro section. Not anymore. In April 2007, […]

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New Dallas D.A.-Texas Lawyer

April 9th, 2007 · No Comments

New Dallas DA Begins Office OverhaulBy Mark DonaldTexas LawyerMonday, January 1, 2007 Craig Watkins didn’t wait until he was sworn in as the newly elected Dallas County District Attorney on Jan. 1 to begin molding his staff of more than 225 lawyers to blend with his prosecutorial philosophy. Less than a week earlier, eight top-level […]

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Factors to Consider in Drug Possession Cases

April 5th, 2007 · 5 Comments

This came through on the TCDLA list serve and I thought it was a great list. Courtesy of attorney Brian Baker. Lassaint v. State, 79 S.W.3d 736 Over the years, a nonexclusive list of factors has been developed to determine whether the evidence is sufficient to affirmatively link theaccused with the controlled substance:1. Whether the […]

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