Mark GrahamJudge David Hanschen's controversial child support rulings are vindicated by new state law. The state Legislature addressed Texas's baby-mama drama this session when, on May 12, Governor Rick Perry signed a bill that immediately relieves men determined not to be the biological father o ... More >>
Photos by Patrick MichelsA Blackmon Mooring cleanup worker handles the mess at the Dallas County Records Building this afternoon. Check after the jump for more shots of the mucky basement.That's a look at the ongoing cleanup effort in the Dallas County Records Building, where a couple dozen rubber-g ... More >>
Family law judge David Hanschen may have received an "Excellent" job approval rating of just 14 percent on the Dallas Bar Association's 2009 Judicial Evaluation Poll, but he's celebrating a victory in what had been a bitter struggle for him just last year. After facing off with the Office o ... More >>
Since the 2006 elections, when the courthouses were flooded with Democratic judges, many of those very same barristers have been trying to put the kibosh on the Dallas Bar Association's judicial evaluation poll. Why come? Well, they claim, among other things, that it's unfair, overtly political, ... More >>
Late yesterday, we finally caught up with Ginger Weatherspoon, the former assistant attorney general who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against the Office of the Attorney General alleging that she was fired for reporting that supervisors confined her in a room against her will and attempted to coer ... More >>
Mark GrahamJudge David HanschenCourthouse News this morning highlights the story of Ginger Weatherspoon, a former assistant attorney general in Greg Abbott's office who claims she was fired after refusing to lie under oath about 254th District Judge David Hanschen. Weatherspoon, who worked from July ... More >>
Judge David Hanschen lets men challenge whether the kids they support are theirs. And the Texas Attorney General's Office is pissed.