Tensions are growing in the Dallas County District Attorney’s office… as the new DA fended off questions about her leadership and addressed reports that she went into drug rehab while campaigning for office in 2013.
Dallas County’s new District Attorney held her first town hall meeting on Monday. In particular, Susan Hawk had asked for input from the city’s southern sector.
A Dallas County Assistant District Attorney is out of job. Prosecutor Justin Moore no longer works at the office. Just weeks ago Moore was pulled over on suspicion of DWI.
Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.
UTA political science professor Allan Saxe provides a complete recap the day’s results, and gives insight into what the nation’s political structure might look like moving forward.
It took until the early morning hours on Wednesday, but Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins conceded defeat to his Republican challenger Susan Hawk.
Susan Hawk hopes to make headlines Tuesday night and unseat two term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Even though Watkins is a Democrat, and she’s a Republican, Hawk insists this race isn’t about party affiliation.
It had been almost 30 years since James Williams and Raymond Jackson appeared before a judge in a Dallas County courtroom. On Monday, however, they were exonerated.