Dallas County

Gideon Alert: Texas' Dallas County struggles with undue political & judicial interference

BY David Carroll on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 2:08 PM

An article in the Dallas Morning News  on May 12, 2010 discusses an impasse in the Dallas courts between the executive and judicial branches of government over how to make the courts more efficient.  At iss

Gideon Alert: Texas and a question of independence

BY David Carroll on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at 12:08 PM

Independence of the defense function is the first of the ABA Ten Principles, and there is good reason for that.  The vast majority of judges strive to do justice in all cases.  Yet political pressures, administrative priorities such as th