Category: Reasonable Doubt

  • The Reasonable Alternative Hypothesis Defense

    Before the 1991 Texas Court of Criminal Appeals case of Geesa v. State, Texas criminal juries did not have to be given a definition of “proof beyond a reasonable doubt” and Texas appellate courts used the reasonable-alternative-hypothesis standard to judge the legal sufficiency of evidence in circumstantial-evidence cases: the appellate court had to find that […]

  • Last Week’s Reasonable Doubt

    Here’s the April 9, 2009 episode of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Asoication’s Reasonable Doubt television show. Hosts Houston criminal-defense lawyers Todd Dupont and Neal Davis interview HCCLA past-president Pat McCann.

  • Quanell X on Reasonable Doubt

    An oldie but a goodie, Houston criminal-defense lawyers Todd Dupont and Tate Williams interview Quanell X on the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association’s Reasonable Doubt television show last October.

  • Reasonable Doubt With Jim Leitner

    HCCLA Reasonable Doubt, March 26, 2009. Hosts Todd Dupont and Neal Davis; Guest Harris County First Assistant District Attorney Jim Leitner. (I haven’t watched it yet; tell me what you think.)

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt August 14, 2008

    Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association’s “Reasonable Doubt” television show, August 14, 2008 episode. Hosts Houston criminal-defense lawyer Todd Dupont and Harris County Assistant District Attorney Belinda Smith. Guests: attorney Laney Vazquez, Precinct 6 Constable Lt. Mark Timmer. Subject: Animal cruelty laws.

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt August 7, 2008

    Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association’s “Reasonable Doubt” television show. August 7, 2008 episode with Houston criminal-defense lawyers Tate Williams and Sean Buckley.

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt July 31, 2008

    Harris County CriminalLawyers Association’s “Reasonable Doubt” television show. July 31, 2008episode, with hosts Houston criminal-defense lawyers Todd Dupont andTate Williams, and guest Houston criminal lawyer Doug Murphy.

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt March 12, 2009

    The March 12, 2009 episode of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association’s Reasonable Doubt television show. Hosts: Houston criminal lawyer Todd Dupont and me; Guest: top Houston criminal-defense lawyer Vivian R. King.

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt March 5, 2009

    Here’s last week’s Reasonable Doubt, with Houston criminal-defense lawyers Neal Davis, Todd Dupont, and me. It’s sure to give any true-believer prosecutor hives.

  • HCCLA Reasonable Doubt

    I’ll be cohosting Reasonable Doubt tonight with Houston criminal-defense lawyer T.B. “Todd” Dupont. Our guest will be top Houston criminal lawyer Vivian King. We’ll be streaming from 8pm CDT on HMSTV.org. Tune in and call in. Next week’s guest will be Richard “Racehorse” Haynes (Thursday, March 19, 2009). The following week (March 26) First Assistant […]