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Trial and Error
Questions raised about whether cards were stacked against Davidians in their civil suit against the federal government.
"...which it was delivered was emblematic of the four-week trial that ended last month. Customarily, jurors file into the..."

Aug. 18, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Judge on Trial
County Court at Law No. 5 Candidates Want Aguilar Out
"...and Cutright and Stockard will go back to being lawyers who try to avoid having cases heard in his..."

March 6, 1998 News Feature by Amy Smith

'Grooming' on Trial: Science or Supposition?
Is grooming a science? Says who?
"...the state meet its burden of proof in the trial of a North Texas man accused of indecency with..."

June 24, 2011 News Post by Jordan Smith

Yassine Money Laundering Trial Set For Oct. 1
Judge denies bond as co-defendant skips bail
"...for the pair: At least they now have a trial date, with jury selection set for Oct. 1...."

May 2, 2012 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Court Considering Whether Pitonyak Deserves New Trial
Gruesome slaying in West Campus revisited by federal jurists
"...Should Travis County prosecutors have turned over to defense lawyers for Colton Pitonyak, convicted in 2007 of the gruesome..."

Aug. 27, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Defense Lawyers Try to Halt Execution
State primed to deliver another lethal injection
"...of Jeff Wood, that number will climb to seven. Lawyers for the death row inmate, trying to spare their..."

Aug. 15, 2008 News Feature by Jordan Smith

No Clear Winner as Bradley Trial Wraps Up
Will developer's bankruptcy case end with a split decision?
"...its simplest, a ruling in the Gary Bradley bankruptcy trial would turn either on a circumstantial case based on..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

UDATED: Abortion Regulations Trial Begins in Federal Court
Contested provisions set to take effect Oct. 29
"...law, was the third witness to testify during a trial that began Monday in federal court, challenging implementation of..."

Oct. 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Will There Finally Be a Mala Sangre Trial?
The city loses another bid to have the APD corruption case dismissed
"...White. "There is enough [evidence] here to merit a trial," Davis opined – a decision that may finally set..."

June 25, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

UPDATED: Abortion Regulations Trial Continues in Federal Court
Second day of testimony continues this afternoon
"...five witnesses to testify in person during a two-day trial in federal court that challenges provisions of Texas' sweeping..."

Oct. 22, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Stalled Hearing Put Death Penalty on Trial
John Edward Green's murder trial began with testimony on wrongful convictions
"...Lawyers in Harris County District Judge Kevin Fine's courtroom were..."

Dec. 10, 2010 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Abortion Regulation Trial Concludes
Judge will rule "as quickly as I can"
"...district Judge Lee Yeakel, who is presiding over a trial challenging the new regulations. The impact of the challenged..."

Oct. 23, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Court Weighs New Trial For Pitonyak
Gruesome slaying in West Campus revisited by federal jurists
"...Should Travis County prosecutors have turned over to defense lawyers for Colton Pitonyak evidence that another person claimed responsibility..."

Aug. 30, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Judge 'Killer' Keller to Face Trial
Bad karma over refusal to hear appeal of death row inmate
"...a year and a half after a group of lawyers complained about her conduct to the State Commission on..."

Feb. 27, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Pitonyak Seeks New Trial in Jennifer Cave Murder Case
Defense says new evidence proves Hall murdered Cave
"...friend Jennifer Cave, is not entitled to a new trial based on a claim that prosecutors withheld evidence suggesting..."

Oct. 25, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Babysitter Denied New Trial in Paper Towel Case
Lawyers claim lead attorney in case gave ineffective counsel
"...denied Rosa Estela Olvera Jimenez's motion for a new trial in the case of a toddler who died after..."

Nov. 18, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

School Finance on Trial
Hearing only expected to last a short two and a half hours
"...and the Mexican-American Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Their lawyers will get a grand total of 60 minutes to..."

Aug. 28, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

A Tale of Two Party Chairs
Democrat Richie asks for unity, GOP chief Benkiser asks for cash
"...Democrats as being in the sway of the "Texas Trial Lawyers […] Out-of-State Liberal Special Interests [and the] Hollywood..."

Jan. 20, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Death Watch: Deficient Counsel, but Not Prejudicial
Lawyers' terrible job not enough to overturn a death sentence
"...babysit the children instead of, as he testified at trial, stealing things so that he could sell them for..."

April 17, 2015 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Big Bucks, No Whammies in HD 46
Out-of-town Democrat lawyers sinking cash into both sides of east Austin state rep race.
"...campaign isn't short on its own donations from out-of-town lawyers. In its campaign telegraph report for Feb. 29, there..."

March 3, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Money to Burn
John Cornyn tries to keep tobacco case lawyers from reaping all of the financial benefits.
"...at the ongoing fight over legal fees for the lawyers who represented Texas in the tobacco lawsuit. Indeed, three..."

Oct. 22, 1999 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Grandma vs. Cowboy
Can Strayhorn lasso Perry? Maybe the Lege will tell.
"...session without so much as a plan. Who's on Trial?..."

June 24, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Somebody Has to Die
The conviction of Robert Springsteen in the yogurt shop murders leaves many questions unanswered.
"...also been indicted for the murders and are awaiting trial. Charges against another suspect, Forrest Welborn, 25, were dropped..."

June 15, 2001 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...Bush and Trial Lawyers..."

March 7, 2003 Column

Judge to DA: Woman Likely Not Guilty in Toddler's Death
Was Rosa Jimenez wrongly convicted?
"...toddler in her care, the judge from her original trial now says he believes there is a "substantial likelihood"..."

Oct. 3, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lazarus, Come Forth
The Gary Bradley bankruptcy trial pits a creditor theory of financial manipulation against a Bradley defense of innocent bookkeeping errors
"...elaborate business deals. Yet, in Bradley's equally elaborate bankruptcy trial, now in its second week, he and his lawyers..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Dan Morales v. Harry Potter
Louis Dubose examines Dan Morales' "Rule 202" filing against a former colleague in the Texas tobacco litigation.
"...In 1996, Morales signed contracts with five big-league trial lawyers and sued the nations' tobacco companies in federal..."

March 8, 2002 News Feature by Louis Dubose

So What – Now?
The TRMPAC trial concludes, as the fight continues over the 2002 Lege races
"...one of the defense attorneys in a campaign finance trial noted in his closing argument last week, the outcome..."

March 11, 2005 News Column by Amy Smith

Is the D.A. Hiding Evidence?
Judge Baird wants some answers from an assistant district attorney
"...garage. (The woman survived and testified in the original trial.)..."

July 24, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A Young Man on Death Row
Juvenile offender Randy Arroyo's case puts Texas's execution factory on trial.
"...and dumped his body into rush-hour traffic. At Arroyo's trial the prosecutors bundled his case together with the shooter's...."

Jan. 10, 2003 News Feature by Brant Bingamon

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