Goals of Jury Selection

It has been said many times that jury selection is the most important part of a criminal jury trial. If you don't wind [...]

Farmers Branch Officer Arrested for Murder

Earlier this week Farmers Branch police officer Kim Johnson was arrested for the felony charges of murder and aggravated assault. Sunday evening Johnson [...]

Use Of Jail House Informants Could Be Investigated

Jailhouse informants have always been a part of the criminal justice system, usually a very seedy part. Recent events in Orange County, California serve as [...]

22 Pounds of Meth Found During Traffic Stop

Two men, Ramiro Sanchez and Michael Manriquez, were arrested by Balch Springs police this past Monday for the felony offense of manufacturing an [...]

Why Is the Manziel Case Being Referred to the Grand Jury?

The Dallas Police Department has referred the Johnny Manziel assault case investigation to the Dallas County Grand Jury. This is an interesting development because [...]

Manziel Could Face Assault Charges

According to the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Police Department could file assault charges against Cleveland Browns quarterback and former Aggie Johnny Manziel next [...]

Dallas Activist Arrested For Criminal Trespass By DART Police

The criminal trespass arrest of Avi Adelman by DART police brings up some interesting issues for the prosecution. Adelman is a long-time community [...]

Dallas DWI Arrests Will Soon Increase

The Dallas Police Department announced it has increased its DWI Task Force to 18 officers. In recent years the task force had been [...]

Dallas Man Found Not Guilty of Theft of Daughter’s Cellphone

A Dallas man was found Not Guilty of committing the offense of theft yesterday in a Dallas Courtroom. Ronald Jackson had discovered his 12 [...]

Will “Making a Murderer” Help the Defense in Jury Selection?

The Netflix documentary Making a Murderer has created quite a stir since it's release this past December. The series tells the story of [...]