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Williamson County DA, John Bradley, Defeated in Primary

While we try to stay out of politics on except as it relates directly to parole and prison issues we are going to break our own rule this once and say Yay! John Bradley, a pompous ass at best and a prosecutor that, like so many, forgot that his duty is to see that justice is done was defeated in the Republican primary. Many people will remember Bradley for two reasons, both of which are a black eye on the justice system. The first would be his role inRead More

Texas Attorney General to Probe Wrongful Conviction Case

Although we tend to take all statements from John Bradley, the Williamson County District Attorney with a grain of salt we are particularly skeptical when they address issues beneficial to a defendant. However, we will try to set this skepticism aside for a moment. It is reported that Bradley is saying the office of the Texas Attorney General is going to re-investigate a murder case that resulted in a wrongful conviction and sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison  for a life sentence for murdering his wife. Earlier thisRead More

Texas Juries Strike Again – Life Sentence for DWI

First, let me add that I realize DWI can have serious effects. It can result in death of innocent people. The gentleman in this case out of Williamson County, Bobby Joe Stovall, had 8 prior DWI convictions when he had a wreck in Round Rock injuring a female passenger. In addition, his blood alcohol level (BAC) was tested at .32, 4 1/2 times the legal limit.  Stovall also had convictions for burglary of a habitation in 1994 and credit card abuse in 1987 and had served prison terms in both ofRead More