Sharon Keller, the controversial head of the state's highest criminal court, has been outpolled by her opponent in this year's Houston Bar Association judicial-preference poll released today.
So that means the Dallas-area judge, who garnered worldwide scorn for dismissing a death-row appeal because ... More >>
State District Judge Alexandra Smoots-Hogan, who's helping decide the search committee to find the next pastor of Christian Faith Missionary Baptist Church, may not be quite the pristine moral authority parishioners have sought in state court.
Though it's apparently not an outright violation of st ... More >>
Harris County District Attorney Pat Lykos was soundly defeated in her GOP-primary re-election race yesterday, a result that greatly cheered the nearly 100 prosecutors who hd left the DAs office in her single term.
Many of them were at the victory party for Mike Anderson, the former prosecutor who g ... More >>
The Houston Bar Association has released its judicial qualification poll for this year's primaries, and it's clear two candidates aren't viewed favorably: Criminal Court of Appeals Justice Sharon Keller and Harris County DA Pat Lykos.
Since the overwhelming number of people who take part in the sur ... More >>
Commissioner Cactus Jack CagleIf you're going to replace a roguish rascal like Jerry Eversole on the powerful commissioners court, which you pretty much have to since he's entered a guilty plea in a corruption trial, how better to do it than with someone named Cactus Jack?
Keeps the whole so ... More >>
Former judges Janice Law and Sharolyn Wood can't be happy with today's release of the results of the Houston Bar Association's annual poll of its attorneys about the Houston judiciary, but County Judge Ed Emmett and District Clerk Loren Jackson should be ecstatic with the ringing endorsements they r ... More >>
Photo by Mike GiglioAs the enormous and bespectacled eyes of Dr. T.J. Eckleburg looked out on The Great Gatsby's Valley of Ashes, Tyler Flood now watches over Washington Avenue from a billboard on Sandman Street. It went up just in time for New Year's Eve.
The billboard is the latest in a lo ... More >>