BREAKING NEWS! DA Ligon announces denial of Swearingen’s request for stay of execution

BREAKING NEWS! Conroe and Austin, August 16 – District Attorney Brett Ligon issued the following announcement this afternoon: “This afternoon the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals denied Larry Ray Swearingen’s request for a stay of his execution, which is scheduled to occur on August 21,2019, and dismissed his application for a writ of habeas  corpus. […]

GIANT BREAKING NEWS: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rules Texas Open Meetings Act unconstitutional, throws out criminal indictments of Doyal, Riley, Davenport

BREAKING NEWS! Austin, February 27 – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals determined that the Texas Open Meetings Act provision under which former Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal, Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley, and local political boss Marc Davenport were criminally indicted in June, 2016, is unconstitutionally vague. Doyal, Riley, and Davenport will […]

Riley, Davenport file briefs in Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Austin and Conroe, August 10 – Two of the criminal defendants in the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) criminal case pending before the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals filed their appellate briefs late on Monday, August 6. Criminal defendant and Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley filed his brief. Criminal defendant and local political boss […]

Doyal’s sentence at the end of his criminal brief reveals fundamental problem with him as elected servant

Doyal’s sentence at the end of his criminal brief reveals fundamental problem with him as elected servant

Image: Craig Doyal, man of “privilege.” Austin and Conroe, July 18 – One sentence at the end of criminally-indicted Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal’s brief to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals in the criminal case against him for allegedly conspiring to violate the Texas Open Meetings Act (TOMA) reveals the fundamental problem in Doyal’s […]

Court of Criminal Appeals accepts Riley, Davenport appeals along with previously accepted Doyal criminal appeal

Austin, June 22 – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals agreed to hear the petitions for review on appeal of criminal defendants Precinct 2 Montgomery County Commissioner Charlie Riley and local political boss Marc Davenport with respect to their criminal indictments under the Texas Open Meetings Act. The Court notified the parties of its decision […]

Galveston District Judge Michelle Slaughter wins seat on Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Austin and Conroe, March 11 – 405th District Court Judge Michelle Slaughter decisively won election to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8. Slaughter’s campaign became very personal for many conservative Republican activists in Montgomery County, because Slaughter personally campaigned in The Woodlands and Conroe during Early Voting and on Election Day for the […]

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz endorses remarkable conservative District Judge Michelle Slaughter for Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Washington, D.C., and The Woodlands – The last day of early voting had a lot of excitement and fun on Friday, March 2, 2018, which is, of course, Texas Independence Day. One of the particularly exciting aspects of the campaign was the presence of Galveston County District Judge Michelle Slaughter who spent the day campaigning […]