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Milner and Finn Host Reception for DA-elect Susan Hawk

December 24th, 2014 · No Comments

The law firm of Milner and Finn had the pleasure of hosting a reception for incoming Dallas District Attorney Susan Hawk.

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Chosen by Legal Peers as One of the best criminal defense lawyers in Dallas

June 16th, 2014 · No Comments

I’m very honored to have been chosen for this award.

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“Blood Oath” Sealed Stanford Deal, Court Is Told

August 31st, 2009 · 2 Comments

HOUSTON — R. Allen Stanford’s relationship with the chief regulator of his Antigua bank was closer than most.

James M. Davis, Mr. Stanford’s chief financial officer, leaving court on Thursday with his wife, Lori, and lawyer, David Finn.

28stanford395At a meeting in 2003, they became blood brothers, cutting their wrists and mixing their blood in a “brotherhood ceremony? that Mr. Stanford’s chief financial officer said promoted an elaborate scheme to hide a multibillion-dollar fraud from American and other regulators.

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Former Stanford CFO Cooperates With Feds

August 29th, 2009 · No Comments

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Lawyer: Greed May Explain Former Stanford Associate’s Actions

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys Texas Lawyer August 31, 2009 After pleading guilty on Aug. 27 to three criminal charges that could put him in prison for 30 years, James M. Davis, the former chief financial officer for Stanford Financial Group and Stanford International Bank Ltd., expressed remorse for his actions that contributed to the downfall […]

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New Supreme Court Case-Criminal Law

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

Arizona v. Gant, decided by the United States Supreme Court on April 21, 2009. Held: Police may search the passenger compartment of a vehicle incident to a recent occupant’s arrest only if it is reasonable to believe that the arrestee might access the vehicle at the time of the search or that the vehicle contains […]

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Dallas Observer Stanford Story

April 9th, 2009 · No Comments

http://www.dallasobserver.com/2009-04-09/news/sec-says-texas-financier-sir-allen-stanford-swindled-investors-out-of-billions/

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“My Baloney has a first name, it’s A-L-L-E-N”…

April 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=7273921 Native Texan R. Allen Stanford told ABC News that fraud allegations against him and his Stanford Financial Group companies are “baloney,? according to a report aired Monday. In what the network said was Stanford’s first media interview since the Securities and Exchange Commission filed the civil fraud complaint, Stanford also denied the SEC’s allegation […]

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Orders of Non-Disclosure

February 11th, 2009 · No Comments

IF AN OFFENSE IS A MISDEMEANOR UNDER THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS, THEN A DEFENDANT MAY FILE A PETITION FOR NON-DISCLOSURE IMMEDIATELY AFTER COMPLETION AND DISMISSAL OF THE DEFERRED ADJUDICATION COMMUNITY SUPERVISION:

IF AN OFFENSE IS A MISDEMEANOR UNDER THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS, THEN A DEFENDANT MAY FILE A PETITION FOR NON-DISCLOSURE IMMEDIATELY AFTER COMPLETION AND DISMISSAL OF THE DEFERRED ADJUDICATION COMMUNITY SUPERVISION:

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Attorney-Client Privilege Reform Needed

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

COALITION TO PRESERVE THE ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE American Chemistry Council American Civil Liberties Union Association of Corporate Counsel Business Civil Liberties, Inc. Business Roundtable The Financial Services Roundtable Frontiers of Freedom Lawyers for Civil Justice National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers National Association of Manufacturers Retail Industry Leaders Association U.S. Chamber of Commerce COMPREHENSIVE REFORM STILL […]

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Holder Should Support Executive Order On Attorney-Client Privilege

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

WASHINGTON, DC — The Coalition to Preserve the Attorney-Client Privilege issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation proceedings scheduled for January 15, 2009 on the nomination of Eric H. Holder Jr., to be Attorney General of the United States:

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Expunction Update-July 2008

July 22nd, 2008 · 3 Comments

2007/2008 Expunction Law Update

Case Law and Statutory Changes

– Just the Highlights –

On June 1, 2007, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion upholding the line of cases, which required the expiration of the statute of limitations as a condition precedent to the expunction of arrest records in all cases where the arrested person was NOT charged by indictment with the commission of a felony offense.

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County Tries to Spin DOJ Lawsuit-Nice Try

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Dallas Can’t Spin Latest Jail LawsuitThe County can’t get away from the latest bad news on its troubled jailBy Matt Pulle Published: September 27, 2007Dallas Observer Jeffrey Ellard lies in a bed at Presbyterian Hospital recovering from surgery. Nearly two weeks ago, doctors implanted a metal rod in his left leg in place of his […]

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US Sues Dallas County in Federal Court over Jail

September 14th, 2007 · No Comments

U.S. sues Dallas County over jail By ANABELLE GARAY, Associated Press Writer Thu Sep 13, 9:24 PM ET DALLAS – Conditions at the Dallas County jail are unsafe and the health care there inadequate, putting inmates at risk, federal prosecutors allege in a lawsuit against the county and its sheriff. The U.S. Attorney’s office asked […]

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