Clay ChabotBehind bars for more than 20 years, after being found guilty of the 1986 rape and murder of a Garland woman named Galua Crosby, Clay Chabot always maintained he was innocent. This morning, that all changed: In a Dallas courtroom, Chabot pleaded guilty to Crosby's murder. He was p ... More >>
Clay Chabot, not yet one of those technically exonerated by DNA evidence In an Unfair Park item I posted last week about the case of Clay Chabot, I quoted Susan Campbell, spokeswoman for the family of Galua Crosby. Chabot has served 21 years in prison for her Crosby’s 1986 murder. Campbell wante ... More >>
A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"
Craig Watkins sure is putting the "DA" in "DNA." This week's Observer cover story on DNA exonerations will be available shortly, but recent news about the case of Clay Chabot proves that these revelations of dubious convictions are just going to keep on coming. And, as District Attorney Craig Watkin ... More >>
Judge John Creuzot
In just a few years, David Wells has eaten a big slice of Dallas' bail-bond business. His secret? It depends on whom you ask.
Judge John Creuzot will do just about anything to get addicts off drugs--including poking their ears with needles