Janice Warder

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2010

    Clay Chabot Pleaded Innocent For Decades. But Suddenly, He Copped to Murder in Court Today.

    Clay Chabot​Behind 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2007

    Innocence Project Believes Clay Chabot is Innocent, But Isn't Insisting. Not Yet.

    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 >>

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    A Devil's Deal in Dallas Court

    A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2007

    DA Watkins: "Justice at Its Best"

    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 >>

  • Best of Dallas

    September 26, 2002

    Best Criminal Judge

    Judge John Creuzot

  • News

    March 14, 2002

    Bail Me

    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.

  • News

    September 17, 1998

    Armed and dangerous

    Judge John Creuzot will do just about anything to get addicts off drugs--including poking their ears with needles