In spite of several indisputably bad candidates on either side of the aisle, apparently tens of thousands of Harris County residents are still going to vote straight ticket. Maybe those people are just lazy. Maybe it gives them a jolt of pride or even spite, as in "I am going to stick it to those i ... More >>
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 >>
TDCJ finally halts monitoring of attorney-client phone calls -- sort of
Appellate delays kept the client out of jail -- but not his lawyer
Are prosecutors circumventing the new law designed to preserve DNA evidence?
Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here