Recusal, round two: A convicted capital murderer gets another chance to disqualify the judge who presided over his trial. Senior reporter Mary Alice Robbins finds out why. ...
Death row inmate seeks depos: Charles Dean Hood has filed a petition in Collin County seeking to take the depositions of the judge and prosecutor for his 1990 trial, who he alleges were having an affair at the time. Senior reporter Mary Alice Robbins gets the documents.
Monday, August 25, 2008
Questioning impartiality of (particular) judges
Via Texas Lawyer - Two high-profile cases where defendants dispute the impartiality of the judge: