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  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Would Texas' Stand Your Ground Law Protect The Dallas Officers Who Shot Unarmed Suspects?

    Since August 10, Dallas police officers have shot six people, killing four of them. Most were armed and a threat to others. One, Andrew Scott Gaynier, was unarmed, though police say he lunged at the off-duty officer who shot him. The events surrounding the shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, M ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2008

    Sharon Keller is Texas' Judge Dread

    When Sharon Keller turned off the clock on a Death Row inmate's last-gasp appeal, she became the most vilified judge in Texas

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2006

    Finding All That's Wrong About Wright Compromise

    Life was so much easier when Braniff was flying out of Love Field. Remember its "Terminal of the Future," pictured here? Yeah, that worked out well. Turns out some folks in the Justice Department aren't the only ones finding "Problems with the New Wright Amendment Deal" reached by the Dallas and For ... More >>