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Rusty Duncan Scholarships Available

20th Annual Rusty Duncan Advanced Criminal Law Course Date: June 7-9, 2007 Location: San Antonio, Texas Facility: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Lodging: Hilton Palacio del Rio (host hotel), Menger, Red Roof Inn Texas CLE: 17.75, 2.0 ethics Sponsor: TCDLA Scholarship Qualifications Deadline: May 10, 2007 Scholarships for seminar tuition are available to deserving attorneys…

Victory: Mark Snodgrass

Congratulations to Mark Snodgrass. The big guy had a big victory in 137th District Court today. It was a burglary/hab with intent to commit sexual assault (first degree felony). The jury took 6.5 hours to convict on the lesser-included charge of criminal trespass. Mark was his typical modest self in describing the victory: said the…

Victory: Wes Keng

Congratulations to Wes Keng on his big victory in Bailey County last Wednesday, April 25. It was two third degree felonies — assault of a public servant and subsequent assault domestic violence. Wife was threatened with CPS involvement by investigating officers, so she made allegations at the scene. She immediately recanted with DA’s office and…

Application for Access to the Lubbock County Computer System

Anyone interested in gaining access to the Lubbock County computer system can use this document to apply: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=d6skmkb_34hj6tk5 This document is viewable online at Google Docs and can be saved to your computer in a variety of formats, including Microsoft Word and Adobe PDF. Print it off and fill it out. This is a permanent…

You are cordially invited to…

A reception honoring the Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association’s donation to the Brendan Murray Criminal Defense Scholarship Fund Featuring a presentation of the donation by the LCDLA to the Law School. Wednesday, April 25, 2007 5:30 p.m. Texas Tech Law School The Forum For questions call Rusty Gunter (806) 763-8846 No RSVP required.

Lots of Victories

Congratulations on a great appellate victory for Aaron Clements, David Guinn and Danny Hurley. The 7th Court of Appeals issued its opinion in the very high profile Callie Long intoxicated manslaughter case April 10, reversing and remanding for new trial for the trial court’s failure to instruct on the lesser-included offense of driving while intoxicated.…

Remote Access Approved!

More good news! Â The Commissioners Court approved the Electronic Remote Access Policy this morning, so we are close to rolling this out to the attorney and public.

Victory: Rayme Shackelford

Congratulations to Rayme Shackelford for a great win in 364th District Court today. It was a felony DWI, enhanced to a second-degree felony due to a prior pen trip. Very interesting facts: stop was for failing to dim bright lights. An open beer can was found in the vehicle, along with 17 full. Rayme’s hero…

Lubbock County Jail Online

David Slayton sent me the link below. Â You can access Lubbock County Jail information from this site, instead of calling the jail desk for information. You can click on the click, pull up a roster, and even print the jail card. http://www.co.lubbock.tx.us/Sheriff/reports.htm Also, he said that the Commissioner’s Court will make their ruling regarding…

Ethics Have Changed

Many years ago, a controversial ethics opinion from the State Bar of Texas was issued (No. 392), stating that a lawyer may not ethically electronically record a telephone conversation between the lawyer and a client or third party without first informing the other party to the call that the conversation is being recorded. Since such…

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