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 >>
On the trail for justice with Texas' exonerees.
Freeing the wrongfully convicted through science was the easy part. Now what?
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 >>
Tom SpicerA 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 >>
Sloppy record keeping causing headaches in criminal appeals
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 >>
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 >>
Lisa Diaz had to save her "precious babies" from an evil world. She drowned them.
Don Crowder was obsessed with being the best--as a lawyer, family man, and friend. So why did he kill himself?