American Bar Association

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    September 20, 2013

    American Bar Association to Texas: Your Administration of the Death Penalty is Woefully Inept

    There are a number of legitimate criticisms that can be levied at the American Bar Association: it has accredited far too many law schools such that there are more lawyers than there are jobs, it can be self important and it skews towards the "elites" in the legal profession. That said, it is still ... More >>

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    August 26, 2010

    Asylum Denied

    Unlike refugees from other troubled countries, only a fraction of Mexicans seeking U.S. asylum are accepted – no matter how horrible their wounds or their stories.

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    August 19, 2010

    Randall Kallinen, Others Want The New Public Defender's Office Done Right

    Hulk mad if budget small​More than a dozen local civil rights and justice advocacy groups banded together Wednesday in an attempt to ensure that the proposed Harris County public defender office gets done right.At a news conference, the organizations, which come together to form the Greater Housto ... More >>

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    August 29, 2002

    Divorce Over Easy

    Collaborative divorce promises to be kinder, faster, cheaper. But does it really work?

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    July 13, 2000

    Death Row Show

    The media makes causes of more and more capital murder convicts. Meanwhile, John Albert Burks dies almost unnoticed, just another inmate moving along on the efficient execution assembly line of Texas justice.

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    May 25, 2000

    Have Gavel Will Travel

    Campaign cash carries a retired judge around the world

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    July 1, 1999

    Bully on the Bench?

    Abrasive encounters with some Hispanics, cash-and-carry court appointments coupled with hefty campaign contributions. Critics wonder if Pat Shelton's speedy dockets are outrunning justice.

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    July 3, 1997
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    February 13, 1997
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    January 25, 1996
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    June 16, 1994

    The Burial and Resurrection (maybe) of Doug Sanders

    For 14 years, Doug Sanders ran Houston's most celebrity-filled golf tournament. Then he was accused of sticking his hand in the till. Now he wants to come back.