Pat McDowell

  • 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"

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    July 19, 2007

    Witness for the Prosecution

    Did lack of manpower leave a felon on bail free to kill? Maybe. Sort of.

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    June 24, 1999

    Courting disaster

    Texas judges rally to save a bit of patronage

  • News

    November 27, 1997

    Courthouse coup

    How County Commissioner Jim Jackson and his right-wing Republican cronies have Dallas' judges running scared

  • News

    November 13, 1997

    No joke

    County Commissioner Ken Mayfield isn't laughing anymore about sexual harassment charges

  • News

    August 21, 1997

    Bad Judgement

    State District Judge John Marshall is snared in allegations of misconduct

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    July 18, 1996

    The Dope Bowl

    Lawyers, goons, money--and some very curious sex toys. Laura Miller does the post-game analysis of the Michael Irvin trial.