Danny FulgencioSteven PhillipsA lawsuit filed by three Dallas exonerees against their high-powered personal injury lawyer has finally come to an end after more than two testy years. The dispute was over fees charged for more than tripling state compensation for the wrongfully imprisoned. A ... More >>
Did high-powered, Lubbock personal injury attorney Kevin Glasheen do diddly-squat for the wrongfully imprisoned Steven Phillips, aside from filling out a one-page form with the State Comptroller? Or is Phillips an ungrateful client who stiffed his attorney on a $2 million legal bill, filed for $4 mi ... More >>
The Lubbock lawyer teamed up with Innocent Project lawyer Jeff Blackburn to see the state compensation for exonerees raised. Now both men are under fire from their clients.
Kevin GlasheenLast Friday, in Judge Ken Molberg's courtroom, attorneys representing Steven Phillips and Kevin Glasheen argued over money, which is what attorneys often do when they clash in courtrooms. At stake: around $1 million, which Glasheen says he's owed by Phillips per an agreement they ma ... More >>
Deborah LusterThomas McGowan, who served 23 years for a burglary and sexual assault in Richardson he did not commitTheir names are, or should be, familiar by now, among them: Thomas McGowan, Entre Nax Karage, Johnnie Lindsey, James Giles, Eugene Henton and Stephen Brodie. Certainly, by now, you k ... More >>
Kimberly ThorpeSaid Judge Carter Thompson to Jerry Lee Evans, "It's the court's hope that your next 23 years are happier than the past 23 years."After spending 23 years in a prison cell for a crime he did not commit, Jerry Lee Evans's first order of business is a Big Mac from McDonald's. So said the ... More >>
Clay Graham From left to right: James C. Giles, Thomas McGowan, James Waller and Charles Chatman Clay Graham, a newly minted lawyer with The Innocence Project of Texas, was on hand in the courtroom of Judge Susan Hawk yesterday and snapped photos as Thomas McGowan, wrongfully convicted of burglary ... More >>