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Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association

  • News

    November 15, 2001

    Lott of Trouble

    Appellate delays kept the client out of jail -- but not his lawyer

  • News

    July 12, 2001

    Waivering Rights

    Are prosecutors circumventing the new law designed to preserve DNA evidence?

  • News

    May 24, 2001

    Rejected

    Thousands of inmates rely annually on a capricious parole board for their freedom. Most, like George Dismukes, return to their cells without ever knowing why they were denied.

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Innocence Lost?

    Despite its increasing importance, DNA evidence routinely gets destroyed here

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Borderline Bond

    Local judges go anti-immigrant in bail policies

  • News

    September 2, 1999

    Law and Disorder

    In Janice Law's quests for a judgeship, the fourth time was a charm -- and now an alarm for the rest of the courthouse

  • News

    August 13, 1998

    Of Life and Death

    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome Houston murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers is trying to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry

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