Now that incumbent Harris County Family Court Judge Denise Pratt is in a runoff, we thought it would be a good time for another look at Pratt's bizarre gag order of January 2013. It appears to be a blanket order barring any party or attorney with such a pending case from talking to the media, or ev ... More >>
Embattled Harris County Family Court Judge Denise Pratt dismissed at least 260 -- and perhaps hundreds more -- pending cases December 30, 2013, in what one lawyer is calling "a triple whammy of judicial insanity." Attorney Greg Enos, whose efforts to remove the Republican Pratt from the bench resu ... More >>
A Harris County grand jury has declined to indict Family Court Judge Denise Pratt, the subject of a records-tampering probe, according to her attorney. Lawyer Terry W. Yates stated in a press release that "We are pleased that the grand jury agrees with us that there's absolutely no evidence that J ... More >>
The officers didn't know, their supervisors didn't know, the police chief didn't know. Oh, tell me another one. Tell me a Kmart story, please.
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