Samuel Kent

  • News

    October 11, 2012

    Millionaires Clash Over Shadyside Mansion

    Despite all the Tenth Commandment strictures to the contrary, coveting the mansion next door has led millionaire executive Tony Petrello to years of depositions and lawsuits.

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    March 8, 2012

    Bet on the Rockets

    What will the second half bring?

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    February 27, 2012

    Judge Samuel Kent WikiLeaked: Had Halliburton Conspiracy Theory About His Sex-Abuse Scandal

    Today, WikiLeaks released the first few hundred of what promise to be 5 million e-mails belonging to Austin-based global security think tank Stratfor. One concerns not one but two Houston-area shit magnets, one formerly high-powered and one still very much high-powered: Halliburton and disgraced f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    Judge Sam Kent: His Five Other Complaints About Prison

    Sam Kent wants quieter rape victims​As we recounted Tuesday, former federal judge Samuel Kent is not a happy man in prison. Among his complaints: a "filthy" cell kept at 60 degrees, being given only a single sheet, and not being able to talk to his wife often enough. Oh, and being kept awake much ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2010

    Judge Samuel Kent: I Obstructed Justice In A Sex-Offense Case, But I'm No Sex Offender

    Sam Kent, in prison and splitting hairs​U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, currently imprisoned in Florida, is asking a federal court to overturn his sentence because, he says, the court treated him as a sex offender."All sexual allegations against Sam Kent were dismissed by the prosecutor...Sam Ken ... More >>

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    July 22, 2009

    Judge Sam Kent Beats The Rap!!!

    Judge Samuel Kent will not be impeached, the Senate decided today.What?!Their lame reasoning: He's already resigned, so he therefore has forfeited the financial benefits he'd lose with the impeachment. As CQ reports: The Senate today met as a court of impeachment to dismiss four articles of impeachm ... More >>

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    June 2, 2009

    Disgraced Judge Kent Gives Up Quixotic Fight To Keep His Pension

    Photo by joeltellingUS District Judge Samuel Kent, who's going to prison for his role in drunkenly forcing his charming self on helpless female employees, has finally seen the light when it comes to his idiotic attempt to keep collecting his healthy federal pension.Kent faced impeachment in the Cong ... More >>

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    February 24, 2009

    What We Missed Because Of Judge Kent's Plea Deal

    About the only time Judge Samuel Kent's courtroom behavior was not booming or sarcastic or cruel was yesterday, when he barely whispered "guilty" to charges of obstruction of justice.He made the plea in order to escape a trial on charges of sexual harassment of his female employees, but in doing so ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    So Much For That Big Trial Of Judge Samuel Kent

    History was waiting to be made in a Houston federal courtroom this morning, when US District Judge Samuel Kent of Galveston was scheduled to go on trial for sexual harassment and obstruction of justice.In a move that was a crushing blow to observers hoping to hear of a drunk (allegedly) Kent (allege ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2009

    Five More Houstonians and Their Wacky Sexual Escapades

    U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent of Houston is faced with a slew of sexual misconduct charges, including aggravated sexual abuse, abusive sexual contact and obstruction of justice, for which he faces a possible sentence of life in prison and a $250,000 fine. Things look bleak for Judge Kent, but he s ... More >>

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    January 24, 2008
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    January 16, 2008

    Stop the Presses!

    In the homage to attorney Rusty Hardin in this week’s print edition of the Press, we confused matters a bit. Hardin is not representing U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, the accused sexual harasser. He’s representing the woman Kent is accused of sexually harassing. We apologize to Hardin, Kent an ... More >>

  • News

    November 29, 2007

    Pinball Machine and Pool Table Regulations

    Some popular games get shut down

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    September 14, 1995


    In a small town south of Houston, they say school prayer is a matter of religious freedom. But even in Santa Fe, freedom for one student can be tyranny for another.

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    May 18, 1995

    No Way Home

    Texas City police can't go mosquito hunting with an elephant gun