Appeals court thought the judge was being too nit-picky.District Judge Kevin Fine has been a unique jurist since taking the bench after his 2008 election -- challenging Texas's enforcement of the death penalty, saying a woman couldn't have been raped because she was "on top" and tossing out a ... More >>
Judge Kevin Fine is in the news again.You can't say that state district judge Kevin Fine doesn't know how to grab attention.
Elected in the 2008 Democratic wave, the tattooed former drug addict has issued such pronouncements as doubting a woman was raped because she was on top at the time, n ... More >>
Sergio Robles gets 40 years.Sergio Robles, who killed a Pasadena cop at close range, agreed to a plea deal that will get him a sentence of 40 years in prison.
Prosecutors say questions about whether Robles, 26, was legally insane when he shot Jesse Hamilton in the head during an August 2009 ... More >>
Judge Kevin Fine: RejectedThe Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has permanently shut down district judge Kevin Fine's quixotic and headline-grabbing effort to examine the constitutionality of how Texas applies the death penalty.
In an order issued this morning, the CCA says Fine had no busines ... More >>
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, acting on its own motion, has ordered a halt in the hearings District Judge Kevin Fine is conducting into the constitutionality of the death penalty as it is applied here.
District Attorney Pat Lykos' office made the announcement, having been informed of the mov ... More >>
Kevin Fine will probably be watching his words this timeHarris County has long been known as the death-penalty capital of the United States, and the court system will be back in the spotlight this morning.
Except this time it will be for the oddity of a judge who considers the death penalty, ... More >>
Kevin Fine says "Shame." (And swear to God, this looks like one of our old teachers. Sr. Alexia, RIP)Judge Kevin Fine, the former cocaine addict who startled the Texas judicial world by declaring the state's death penalty unconstitutional, is turning now to more traditional Harris County ju ... More >>
Newly elected judge Kevin Fine isn't your typical jurist -- he's been frank and outspoken about his missteps in life, which include a cocaine addiction.Now he finds himself dealing with another alleged misstep -- accusations that he told a rape victim in his court that he didn't believe she was r ... More >>