Tuesday, March 5, 2013
A South Texas federal jury has convicted an Austin plaintiffs attorney on 13 criminal counts, including that he bribed a state district judge in exchange for favorable rulings.
Monday, October 17, 2011
Cyndi Wheless says she's been targeting bullies and fighting for "the underdog" since grade school, if not earlier. Now judge of the 417th District Court in McKinney — Collin County's juvenile court — Wheless says she constantly sees the negative consequences of bullying, and she works for change in and out of the courtroom.
Monday, April 21, 2008
A juvenile who told a magistrate that he "wanted his mother to ask for an attorney" invoked his right to counsel before police interrogated him about a murder, a divided Texas Supreme Court has held. However, the court also held that the gun police found ¿ based on information they obtained when the then-16-year-old suspect made a statement to police ¿ is admissible as evidence.
Monday, December 31, 2007
The record supported the imposition of restitution in the juvenile case for the rehabilitative purpose of impressing upon E.K. the seriousness of his actions.
Monday, September 10, 2007
A new law that overhauled the Texas Youth Commission has created confusion in the juvenile justice system about what judges can do with certain youthful juvenile offenders 19 and older who are still confined in TYC facilities.
Monday, August 20, 2007
The trial court did not abuse its discretion in admitting Marie Lisette Garcia Vega's statement following her arrest.