Category: media

  • Foundations and Empire

    Atlanta public radio had a story on Jason Clark’s and my triumph in the Georgia Supreme Court on Monday. They reached out to neither Jason nor me, but to a “Hollie Manheimer, executive director of the Georgia First Amendment Foundation. This “Georgia First Amendment Foundation” was nowhere to be seen when Jason and the Client and […]

  • Warning: 11-28-3 Lawyer Aloose on the Community

    More from lawyer James D. “11-28-3” Evans, III: …Let me give you the straight of it: this young girl, 11 years old…she was aloose on the community—I say aloose—she was allowed to be out and about the community in Cleveland Texas from about May until about December, and over the course of that period of […]

  • Three Questions for Kerrville Lawyer Guy James Gray

    This is going to remind many of you of David Martin’s conduct in the Cameron Willingham case, but this isn’t normal for Texas criminal-defense lawyers. Really. I promise. After Matt Baker got sentenced to 65 years in prison for the murder of his wife: Baker’s Kerrville-based attorneys, Guy James Gray and Harold Danford, said they […]

  • Lessons in Media Relations and Blogging, from Tyler Flood [Updated, and Again]

    Tyler Flood (one of the smartest lawyers Tyler Flood has ever met!) says of his recent debacle in the Houston Press: During the course of this process I praised so many of my colleagues and even told Mike who to talk to, including Jed [Silverman], Gary [Trichter], Troy [McKinney], [Mark] Thiessen, Murph [Doug Murphy], Jim […]

  • The Media

    I got to deal with Channel 2, Channel 11, Channel 13, The Houston Chronicle, and Channel 26 this week. One one case, I gave the first four the choice of getting video of my client and me walking to or from court, or getting a statement from me. They chose the pictures. I can’t really […]

  • David Martin, Willingham’s Trial Lawyer, Speaks Up (Updated With New Links)

    Cameron Todd Willingham’s trial lawyer, David Martin, on Anderson Cooper yesterday. Awfully defensive for a guy who thinks he is right. Repeated highlights: “You pour lighter fluid on a carpet and set it on fire, it looks just like those pictures.” (We’re not much on the scientific method here in Texas.) “I have been a […]

  • Save it for Court

    Motive remains a mystery in gay Katy teen’s death: After giving conflicting stories, Banks confessed Monday that he shot Vogt to steal his car, said Harris County prosecutor Connie Spence. Texas Disciplinary Rule of Professional Conduct 3.07: (a) In the course of representing a client, a lawyer shall not make an extrajudicial statement that a […]