Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins
Legal experts say they don’t believe former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent received special treatment.
Prosecutors have to be careful about what they say about now-former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent. The judge who will preside over Brent’s Intoxication Manslaughter trial told attorneys the case is receiving excessive publicity.
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.
The Dallas County district attorney on Monday won an unexpected stay of an order holding him in contempt of court, after his attorney’s highlighted problems with the order.
After investigating, a special prosecutor has filed this notice of contempt against Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins.
As part of its ongoing investigation into Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins, the FBI requested sealed court documents involving the DA’s now dismissed mortgage fraud case against oil heir Albert Hill III.