Caprice Cosper

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2008

    Judge Confident Her Drug-Court Project Will Survive Her Departure

    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 >>

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    December 3, 2008

    Two Defeated Drug-Court Judges Will Continue Working For Free, For A While

    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 >>

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    November 5, 2008

    Change Comes To The Harris County Courthouse

    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 >>

  • News

    July 27, 2006

    Bishop Is Back

    The former kingmaker is back, sort of

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    February 12, 2004

    Firing Line

    The new tough-talking probation director has ousted aides, but can he improve services?

  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003
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    July 17, 2003

    Prison Break?

    Critics wonder if massive TDCJ cuts will be a prelude to privatization

  • News

    October 12, 2000

    The Mod Squad

    With Brown adrift, can this trio carry the ball?

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    GOP Inc.

    How "Scary" Gary Polland turned his party apparatus into a political slot machine

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Power Lunch?

    A farewell feed and juror-felon add to the already unusual case of George Bishop

  • News

    December 2, 1999

    Bishop's Endgame

    An early GOP force could be savoring party triumphs -- from prison

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Law and Disorder

    In Janice Law's quests for a judgeship, the fourth time was a charm -- and now an alarm for the rest of the courthouse

  • News

    April 15, 1999

    Court Karma: What Goes Around Comes Around

    Judge to O'Quinn, O'Quinn to rehab and Bishop to Dock

  • News

    March 20, 1997
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    June 15, 1995

    Mad Dog's Demise

    Alan Mabry was a man on a mission. His death last month left friends, colleagues and authorities baffled -- as did his obsessive life.