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Texas Seeking Recusal Of School Finance Case Judge

Attorney General Greg Abbott asked Monday for the district judge overseeing Texas’ sweeping school finance trial to recuse himself because of perceived bias in emails he exchanged with attorneys for school districts suing the state.

06/02/2014

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Schools: Texas’ Public Education Funding Still ‘Broken’

The 600-plus school districts suing Texas say the way the state pays for public education is ‘constitutionally and fundamentally broken.’

02/07/2014

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Plaintiffs Rest In Phase 2 Of Texas School Finance Trial

The 600-plus school districts suing Texas over how it funds public education wrapped up their case, as the sweeping trial’s second phase winds down.

02/04/2014

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Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent Sentenced To Jail Time, Probation

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation.

01/24/2014

Stacey Jackson, Jerry Brown's mother, testifies at Josh Brent's sentencing for intoxication manslaughter charge. (credit: KTVT)

Brown’s Mother: No Grudge Against Ex-Cowboy Brent

The mother of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player who was killed in a December 2012 car crash said she doesn’t hold a grudge against the man who was drunk behind the wheel that night, her son’s close friend and teammate Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Sentencing Phase Begins For Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent

As former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter and confronted with the possibility of spending up to 20 years in prison, the mother of the man he killed sat two rows behind him.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent arrived for the first day of his intoxication manslaughter trial. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Guilty Of Intoxication Manslaughter

Jurors have reached at a guilty verdict in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent.

01/22/2014

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Deliberations Enter 2nd Day In Ex-Cowboy’s Crash Trial

Deliberations are once again underway in the intoxication manslaughter trial for former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

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Bigger Than Football: Cowboys’ Lee Attends Brent Trial

Lee attended Tuesday’s closing arguments in a Dallas courtroom sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Brent, who now awaits jury deliberation after being charged with intoxication manslaughter in the December 2012 death of his friend, Cowboys practice-squadder Jerry Brown.

01/21/2014

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Ex-Cowboys Player Josh Brent’s Crash Case Heads To Jury

Jurors on Tuesday began deliberating the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, who is accused of drunkenly crashing his car during a night out and killing his passenger, who was a close friend and teammate.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Defense For Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Wraps Case Quickly

In one day, Josh Brent’s defense team presented all their witnesses and rested their case. Brent’s defense team moved quickly on Friday, but not entirely by choice.

CBS 11–01/17/2014

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Defense Rests In Josh Brent Intoxication Manslaughter Trial

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent’s case in a fatal wreck that left his close friend and teammate dead will soon head to a jury, after his attorneys finished their case in one day.

01/17/2014

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