Texas Court of Criminal Appeals strikes down bribery provision in Penal Code as unconstitutional prohibition of free speech

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals strikes down bribery provision in Penal Code as unconstitutional prohibition of free speech

Image: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Judge Michelle Slaughter, a strong free speech advocate, wrote the opinion for a unanimous Court which struck down Texas’ bribery prohibition as an unconstitutional restraint on free speech. Austin, April 1 – The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals struck down Section 36.02 of the Texas Penal Code which makes […]

Grand Jury subpoenas issue in investigation of Constable Hayden, Chief Deputy Welch

New Caney and Conroe, November 9 – Grand Jury subpoenas have issued in the investigation of Precinct 4 Montgomery County Constable Kenneth “Rowdy” Hayden and his Chief Deputy Barry Welch, while the evidence-gathering has also taken an unexpected twist. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Office is leading the investigation of Hayden and Welch after the […]

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 […]

The Golden Hammer endorses Judge Michelle Slaughter for Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8

Eric Yollick, The Golden Hammer The Golden Hammer, Montgomery County’s leading daily newspaper, endorses 405th District Judge Michelle Slaughter for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8, in the March 6, 2018, Republican Primary Election. Slaughter is running for an open seat on the highest criminal appellate court in Texas, so this election is very […]