Bribery scandal exposes sports side door to admissions

Eds: Adds comments from a former compliance officer and a current compliance officer. With BC-US–College Admissions-Bribery. With AP Photos. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest scandal to taint college athletics hit sports far from the spotlight and exposed a seamy side door into some of the nation’s elite universities: coaches taking bribes to recruit non-athletes […]

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 […]

After Riley’s, Doyal’s criminal indictments reinstated, pro-government spending, anti-citizen lobbying groups come to their aid in Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to fight against government openness

After Riley’s, Doyal’s criminal indictments reinstated, pro-government spending, anti-citizen lobbying groups come to their aid in Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to fight against government openness

Image: Criminally-indicted co-defendants Craig Doyal (lame duck Montgomery County Judge) and Charlie Riley (Precinct 2 County Commissioner) enjoy some refreshments at a bank together in late April, 2018. Austin, May 12 – The ultra-liberal, pro-government spending, and anti-citizen lobbying groups, the Texas Municipal League and Texas Association of Counties, celebrating their work with liberal House […]

Indictment: Social media firms got played by Russian agents

Washington (AP), February 17 – The election-interference indictment brought by Robert Mueller, the U.S. special counsel, underscores how thoroughly social-media companies like Facebook and Twitter were played by Russian propagandists. And it’s not clear if the companies have taken sufficient action to prevent something similar from happening again. Thirteen Russians, including a businessman close to […]

Montgomery County Judge Doyal lies on television about why he got indicted

Montgomery County Judge Doyal lies on television about why he got indicted

Image: Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal lied on Fox 26 on Sunday morning, February 11, 2018, trying to blame “social media” for his indictment and for Precinct 2 County Commissioner Charlie Riley’s indictment for conspiracy to violate the Texas Open Meetings Act in June, 2016. Conroe, February 13 – Montgomery County Judge Craig Doyal made […]