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Entries from June 2007

Federal & State: What’s the Difference?

June 27th, 2007 · No Comments

RUSTY DUNCAN ADVANCED CRIMINAL LAW COURSE San Antonio, Texas. Summer 2007. TEXAS STATE COURT VS. UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Written and Presented by:GEORGE R. MILNER, IIIMILNER & FINNDALLAS, TEXAS CRIMINAL PRACTICE IN TEXASSTATE AND U.S. DISTRICT COURTS – A COMPARISON by: George R. Milner, IIIMilner & FinnDallas, Texaswww.milnerfinn.com I. INTRODUCTION Most attorneys […]

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Coach Not Indicted: Dallas Morning News

June 25th, 2007 · No Comments

Carroll coach who had sex with student won’t go to trial Carroll ISD: Move not to indict highlights ’03 law’s varying results 12:00 AM CDT on Friday, June 22, 2007By JEFF MOSIER / The Dallas Morning News jmosier@dallasnews.com A Carroll High School swimming coach who admitted having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student won’t […]

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New U.S. Supreme Court Decision-Sentencing Guidelines

June 21st, 2007 · No Comments

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that a federal criminal sentence withinthe Guidelines may be presumed to be reasonable when the case is on appeal.However, it said that such a presumption is not binding.. Although theCourt was divided in some respects, the vote on the result was 8-1 withonly Justice David H. Souter dissenting in […]

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Finn Teams up with Dan Cogdell and Mike Gibson in Dallas DISD Case

June 20th, 2007 · No Comments

Here’s an interesting article that appeared in Texas Lawyer regarding Attorney Dan Cogdell. I’ve never met him but I look forward to working with Dan in the recently-indicted Dallas DISD case. The case described below reminds me of a good John Grisham novel. Maybe Dan’s working on the screen-play now. Enron Defendant Worked Alongside Attorneys […]

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Motion for Judicial Clemency-Sample

June 20th, 2007 · 1 Comment

NOS 12,043; 12,044 STATE OF TEXAS IN THE DISTRICT COURT VS. OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, TEXAS RODNEY GLENN GRAY 21ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT MOTION FOR JUDICIAL CLEMENCY RODNEY GLENN GRAY, Defendant in the above-captioned cause of action, makes this, his Motion for judicial Clemency, and shows: 1. Facts. On May 16, 1995, RODNEY GLENN GRAY was placed […]

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New Case-Texas Class C Expunctions

June 18th, 2007 · 1 Comment

David Finn: This decision is bad news. Hopefully the legislature will change this so Clients do not have to wait for the statute of limitations to expire in order to get an expunction once a Class C case has been resolved via deferred adjudication. The statute needs to be amended. It makes absolutely no sense […]

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DMN: Feds Watching Dallas Jail

June 13th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Experts watching Dallas County jails’ compliance with federal agreement Dallas County: 6 health experts overseeing fixes as part of federal deal 12:00 AM CDT on Wednesday, June 13, 2007By KEVIN KRAUSE / The Dallas Morning News kkrause@dallasnews.com Dallas lawmakers helped kill a bill last month that would have required the county to pay for independent […]

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Information: On-Line/Criminal Solicitation of a Minor

June 5th, 2007 · 1 Comment

ON-LINE SOLICITATION OF A MINOR FOR SEXUALPURPOSES Definition, Laws, & Defense On-line solicitation of a minor for a sexual purpose, that is, with intent to commit a sexual activity with that minor, is one of the most investigated and targeted activities by both federal and state law enforcement in this day and age. [See my […]

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Perverted Justice-WFAA, Channel 8, Dallas

June 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

More Murphy sex sting criticism arises with video 11:04 PM CDT on Thursday, May 31, 2007 By BYRON HARRIS / WFAA-TV WFAA-TV Also Online Byron Harris reports After a series of Murphy sex stings that were played on television last fall, the Collin County district attorney said the cases in all 24 arrests made were […]

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