Category: hiding the ball

  • This is the Guy that Texas Prosecutors Have Teaching them Ethics.

    From this thread on the TDCAA forums (for which the hat tip goes to Dallas criminal-defense lawyer Robert Guest. Robert is having computer problems, so he gave me the lead): Lisa TannerMember posted 05-29-09 Disciplinary Rules interplay? So here is a question that’s come up among lawyers and officers from other states on a listserve […]

  • Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc?

    We lawyers are supposed to be reasonable, logical folk. We’re supposed to resist logical fallacies like post hoc ergo propter hoc. But sometimes it’s just too hard. For example: 1987 – 2007 Prosecutor Kelly Siegler spends 21 years in Harris County DA’s office; December 27, 2007 Harris County DA Chuck Rosenthal is brought down by […]