A Dallas law firm and attorney have sued Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, Tarrant County DA Joe Shannon Jr. and others challenging the constitutionality of sections in two Texas barratry laws. The plaintiffs, represented by Bill Aleshire (pictured), also ask the court to order Dallas-Fort Worth area police and courts to release misdemeanor defendants' information more quickly to them.
Suit Challenges Barratry Laws
August 15, 2011
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