Despite the sour grapes that could've grown out of the Republican Party due to the Democratic sweep, post-election transitions are going quite well, at least in Houston courts. Case in point, ousted Judges Caprice Cosper and Mike Wilkinson have agreed to carry on their work with the STAR (Success Th ... More >>
Amidst today's celebration for the 12 graduates of the STAR (Success Through Addiction Recovery) Drug Court Program, there was also a surprising announcement. "This very afternoon the board of judges agreed ... for Judge [Mike] Wilkinson and I to, pro-bono, continue our drug-court dockets," said Jud ... More >>
No doubt some Harris County attorneys woke up with a bad hangover today, either from repeatedly toasting their candidates’ victory, or drowning the sorrows swelled by a tidal partisan shift. But criminal defense lawyers Brian Wice and Randy Schaffer told Hair Balls this morning that, either way, ... More >>
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