Robert Udashen

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    SMU Student Donald Cuba Found Not Guilty of Rape

    A Dallas County jury has found Donald Cuba not guilty of rape, The Dallas Morning News' Melissa Repko is reporting. Cuba, a 20-year-old junior, was accused of raping a fellow student in a dorm room early on the morning of February 10, 2012. As we wrote this morning, the trial has offered a few glim ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012

    When Innocent Prisoners Finally Go Free, Their Prosecutors Do, Too

    On the trail for justice with Texas' exonerees.

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    December 29, 2011

    Beyond DNA, Difficult Tests for the Justice System

    Freeing the wrongfully convicted through science was the easy part. Now what?

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2011

    After 14 Years in Prison, Dale Duke Is Cleared of Sexual Abuse Conviction and Free At Last

    Photo by Leslie MinoraDale Duke, second from right, with his parents and Judge Susan Hawke.​As a free man for the first time in 14 years, Dale Duke tightly embraced his tearful mother. His every move followed by a swarm of cameras, the wrongfully imprisoned man, now 60, exited the packed court ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    Tom Spicer Says Landlord Wants to Pave Over Garden Paradise for Parking Lot (Or ... Not?)

    Tom Spicer‚ÄčA short while ago, Tom Spicer -- proprietor of produce-providing Spiceman's FM 1410 on Bryan and Fitzhugh, two doors down from Jimmy's Food Store -- sent word via his e-mailing list that he's in danger of losing his garden. Said Spicer when I called him this afternoon, earlier today a m ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2007

    Of Note

    Sloppy record keeping causing headaches in criminal appeals

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    November 13, 2006

    Diss Graceful

    Glenna got a heapin', steamin' dose of Nancy Grace Friday night. Yecch. In short: What's "a fact"? Horror, sheer horror. Three minutes into my appearance on CNN Headline News Friday night, and I was ready to leap through the television monitor and rip out through Nancy Grace's flared nostrils the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2006

    The Worst Mothers Ever

    Andrea Yates is back on trial for killing her kids, one year after her 2002 conviction was thrown out. The retrial of Andrea Yates is underway down in Houston, riveting both the public and defense attorneys who have followed the case for five years. Accused of drowning her five children on June 20, ... More >>

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Psycho Mom

    Lisa Diaz had to save her "precious babies" from an evil world. She drowned them.

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    March 25, 1999

    Fatal Perfection

    Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?