A judge has ruled against an oil heir seeking not to pay more than $20 million to his former attorneys, in a complex dispute that ensnared the Dallas County district attorney.
A judge’s controversial handling of a rape case, and her suggestion that the 14-year-old victim was lying, has outraged Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins.
Fresh off of a bruising year with allegations of an FBI investigation and prosecutorial misconduct, Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins said that he is planning to fight back.
A new activist group made up of critics of Dallas Police shootings wants changes in DPD’s shooting policies involving civilians.
A judge has acquitted Dallas County district attorney Craig Watkins of a contempt charge, a charge Watkins has been fighting against for months.
Dallas County’s top prosecutor will appear in front of a judge on Friday, but this time he will be on the other side of the courtroom.
Dallas County commissioners are considering joining the federal voting rights challenge to the state’s new voter ID law. That law requires voters to present photo ID to vote in person.
There was a legal setback for Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins on Monday.
The judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court will remain on the case — though not for very long.
An administrative judge will hear final arguments on whether a judge who cited the Dallas County district attorney for contempt of court should be removed from the case.
There is a legal showdown going on in court between Dallas County’s top prosecutor and a judge who held him in contempt.
District Attorney Craig Watkins came to court as a defendant — facing a criminal contempt of court charge. But Watkins and his legal team soon left after winning a stay of the order.