Bill Brewer

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Next Line of Defense for Wylys: "But Bill Brewer Said It Was OK"

    When I saw the big news yesterday from New York about the Dallas billionaire Wyly brothers -- a federal jury found them guilty on all counts in a $550 million tax evasion case -- I had to go back to Joe Guinto's excellent story last year in D Magazine: I thought I distinctly remembered both Sam Wyly ... More >>

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    August 15, 2013

    Should Farmers Branch Raise or Fold?

    Quitting now on city's anti-immigrant court fight would be pricey.

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    July 29, 2010

    SEC Says Sam, Charles Wyly Illegally Pocketed $550 Million Over the Last 13 Years

    ​The Securities and Exchange Commission just sent word: In New York federal court today it filed a 78-page complaint charging Sam and Charles Wyly with violating federal securities laws over the last 13 years, during which the SEC alleges the Dallas brothers pocketed more than $550 million in "und ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2009

    Paul Quinn's Accredited Again! For Now.

    ​So agreed the respective parties and ordered the federal judge in Georgia who's handling the college's lawsuit against the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, which stripped the 137-year-old Paul Quinn College of its membership back in June. However, the school remains on double-secret ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Paul Quinn's President is Defiant in Wake of Ruling: "There is No Doomsday Scenario."

    Kimberly ThorpePaul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell​Turns out, Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell was available to talk to us today, following the news that the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools refused to reinstate the the 137-year-old institution's accreditation. Not ... More >>

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    July 30, 2009

    Paul Quinn College Supporters Take Fight to Keep the Doors Open to the Internets

    ​When last we heard word from the campus of Paul Quinn College, local and state legislators had gathered to voice their unconditional support for the college stripped of its accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools in late June. While the school works through the process o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Bill Brewer and the Battle for Farmers Branch

    This morning the Associated Press catches up with Dallas attorney Bill Brewer, who's leading the legal charge against Farmers Branch's efforts to keep illegal immigrants from renting apartments and houses in the suburb. Says Brewer, who was recruited into the battle in November 2006 by Adelfa Callej ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 17, 2008

    What Rufus Wrote

    Rufus Shaw Services for Rufus Shaw and Lynn Flint Shaw will be held tomorrow morning, during a funeral mass at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Catholic Church in Oak Cliff scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. In addition to their son, Ian Shaw, surviving the couple is Rufus’ son, Rufus Shaw III; his two daughte ... More >>

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    Fin Fight

    The hunt for lunkers lands two Amazon touring companies in court

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    March 26, 1998
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    March 19, 1998

    Rambo Justice

    Are bad-boy lawyers Bill Brewer and John Bickel building a bridge to Dallas' minority communities, or trying to sell them one?

  • News

    January 1, 1998

    Reader beware

    Combatants in DISD's political battles play spin-the-media

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    November 20, 1997

    One Fine Mess

    Elected by no one, John Scovell and a clique of Dallas business leaders brought you DISD's most infamous cast of characters: Yvonne Gonzalez, Dan Peavy, Bill Keever, and Sandy Kress. Thanks a lot.

  • News

    September 18, 1997

    Cat Eyes' last meow

    Yvonne Gonzalez calls it quits after her darkest hour in that tear-jerkin', mind-bendin' DISD

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    September 11, 1997

    See Yvonne. See Yvonne run. See Yvonne run from the truth.

    She's the toughest superintendent DISD has ever had. But Yvonne Gonzalez's administration has already developed a dangerous tendency for bulldozing the facts.

  • News

    July 31, 1997

    Executive sweet

    DISD Superintendent Yvonne Gonzalez spent a lot more on her new office than taxpayers were told