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  • Blogs

    November 21, 2014

    Obama's Immigration Speech Was A Bittersweet Moment for "Dreamers"

    A tinge of disappointment hung in the air at the MECA cultural arts center before the live-stream of President Obama's immigration speech began Thursday night. A small group of undocumented students and families had gathered to hear the long-awaited announcement that Obama would halt the deportation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2014

    Greg Abbott Threatens to Sue EPA...Again

    The past several years of Greg Abbott's political career have been one long, drawn-out pissing match with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. For an avowed tort-reformer, our Attorney General-turned GOP candidate for governor sure loves a good lawsuit when the feds are in the crosshairs, famou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    Second Chances Rarely Apply to Texas Death Row Inmates

    "America is a country of second chances" Rick Perry said in a recent television interview. His declaration was very statesmanlike, but he was referring to himself and his possible repeat performance as a presidential candidate. If he truly believed in the concept of second chances, things might be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Animal Welfare Group Plans to Protest Great Bull(shit) Run

    On January 25, idiots will descend upon Baytown's Royal Purple Raceway to run with a bunch of bulls for some reason -- we're not really sure why, exactly -- and the University of Houston Law Center's Student Animal Legal Defense Fund plans to be there protesting. Although the Great Bull Run, LLC's ... More >>

  • News

    December 26, 2013

    Beer and Blood: Ash Rowell's Murderer Is Still at Large, and His Mother Wants to Know Why

    Eleven months after his shooting death, there are still more questions than answers.

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Victor Rodriguez: Metro's New Police Chief Is An HPD Cop

    Metro's police force has a new leader​Metro's new police chief is a Hispanic veteran HPD cop with a law degree. HPD Captain Victor Rodriguez replaces Tom Lambert, who has taken another role in the agency, after a somewhat lengthy search. My goal and desire is to make METRO's police departmen ... More >>

  • News

    December 3, 2009

    Credit Repair

    Overwhelmed by debt? Hey, pay a company to get rid of it by saying it never really happened in the first place.

  • News

    May 28, 2009

    For Their Own Good

    Harris County juveniles certified as adults are jailed in isolation 23 hours a day — without being convicted of a crime.

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2008
  • Calendar

    January 12, 2006
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    March 18, 2004
  • Best of Houston

    September 25, 2003

    Best Champion of the Underdog

    Texas Defender Service

  • News

    June 26, 2003

    Bar Card

    The antics of an ex-con raise questions about his paralegal role

  • News

    February 27, 2003

    Deal of a Lifetime

    Drug addicts can get hard cash to be sterilized or go on birth control. Is it ridding the world of unwanted babies -- or just ducking the underlying problems of abusers?

  • News

    February 1, 2001

    Bugged Out

    Want to gain trust? One entrepreneur swears the answer is to distrust.

  • News

    July 16, 1998
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    February 26, 1998

    How to Beat City Hall

    Just get the help of some City of Houston attorneys who can show you how to anger a judge, enrage a jury and (maybe) stick the taxpayers with a bill for $148 million

  • News

    June 26, 1997

    Pain for the Prosecution

    Assistant district attorney Kristen Pain sent criminals to jail -- and then went to jail herself.

  • Calendar

    January 25, 1996