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Dallas County DA Fight Stirs Talk of Inquiry into Judge Elizabeth Frizell

September 17th, 2014 · No Comments

A familiar pattern is playing out inside the Dallas County courthouse as the district attorney’s office battles with a judge amid talk of a grand jury investigation of that jurist. The fight began earlier this month in a family violence case handled by Criminal Court Judge Elizabeth Frizell. Depending on who’s talking, paperwork in the […]

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Highland Park family weighs options after son linked to TCU busts by mistake

February 16th, 2012 · No Comments

An attorney said Thursday that a prominent Highland Park family is “considering all options” against the Fort Worth Police Department a day after their son’s picture mistakenly appeared on an arrest warrant as a target in this week’s TCU drug busts. “A public apology would appear to be in order, for starters,” said David Finn, […]

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Tags: criminal law · Dallas · Dallas Observer · Texas

“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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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Federal Law · Stanford · Texas

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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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Defense Attorneys · Federal Law · Stanford · Texas

Stanford Update-Bloomberg

April 9th, 2009 · 1 Comment

By Laurel Brubaker Calkins April 9 (Bloomberg) — Stanford Group Co. Chief Financial Officer James M. Davis, accused by federal regulators of helping his boss, R. Allen Stanford, run a multibillion dollar Ponzi scheme, will enter plea negotiations with prosecutors. Davis was sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission along with Stanford. Davis will […]

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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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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Federal Law · Stanford · Texas

“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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Scalia Rocks

February 24th, 2009 · No Comments

SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES ROBERT SORICH, TIMOTHY McCARTHY, AND PATRICK SLATTERY v. UNITED STATES ON PETITION FOR WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT No. 08–410. Decided February 23, 2009 The petition for a writ of certiorari is denied. McNally v. United States, 483 U. S. […]

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Tags: criminal law · Government · Texas · Texas FLDS

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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Tags: criminal law · David Finn · Department of Justice · Federal Law · Texas

Sealing Juvenile Records in Texas

October 19th, 2007 · No Comments

Juvenile Criminal Record in Texas Sealing of Juvenile Records-Overview Texas Family Code Section 58.003 provides for the sealing of juvenile records. An individual with juvenile records available for sealing may file an application for sealing of records in a juvenile court of the county in which the proceeding occurred. Juvenile records ordered sealed by the […]

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Tags: Family Code · Juvenile Records · Texas