Randy Schaffer

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Guy Who Hid Body in a Trunk Won't Get a New Trial

    Steven Weinstein, the guy who killed a man, hid his body in a trunk and proceeded to try and hide the smell of rotting flesh for months with air fresheners, won't be getting a new trial, the Court of Criminal Appeals has ruled. Jerry Glaspie, 28, disappeared on January 29, 2007, and his decomposing ... More >>

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    July 1, 2013

    Steven Mark Weinstein (The Guy Who Had a Body in His Trunk) Might Get a New Trial

    Back in 2008, Steven Mark Weinstein was convicted for murder after a man was found dead and decomposing in the trunk of Weinstein's car. Now Weinstein might be granted a new trial by the Court of Criminal Appeals, if the court decides a witness gave false testimony in the murder trial, according to ... 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 >>

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    March 8, 2007
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    November 30, 2000

    Innocence Lost?

    Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here

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    May 25, 2000

    Here's Johnny

    Reformed and reborn, the man now pushes the word of God, not drugs. So why does it still feel like the Johnny Binder Show?

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    December 9, 1999

    Chucked Up

    The D.A. and sheriff sizzle over Rosenthal's misleading campaign mailer

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    November 11, 1999

    Shame, Shame, Shame

    Judge Ted Poe's shame-based punishments have brought him fame and the D.A.'s job...if he wants it

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    December 22, 1994

    Not F--ing Guilty!

    Profanity has its day in court, and emerges triumphant

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    March 24, 1994

    Crime & Punishment

    Ten years ago, Anthony Ray Westley entered a bait shop to commit a crime. Was it a crime worth dying for?

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    February 10, 1994

    Defending the Indefensible

    Do court-appointed attorneys serve their clients or the courts?