From Grits for Breakfast:
Big news on the Brady front featuring Texas' premier legal TV star, from the Houston Chronicle:
A Beaumont judge who decided that David Mark Temple deserves a new trial in the 1999 slaying of his pregnant wife cited 36 instances of prosecutorial misconduct in his ruling, most of which are tied to legendary former Harris County prosecutor Kelly Siegler.
Because evidence that could have helped his defense was withheld — before, during and after Temple's 2007 trial — attorneys for the Katy man showed that he was denied a fair trial, according to the ruling by state District Judge Larry Gist.
A Kerrville cop slammed a young woman with her hands cuffed behind her back face down on the concrete last November, breaking her jaw in four places and knocking out six teeth. You can see the video on WOIA, the NBC affiliate in San Antonio.
Patrick O'Fiel and I have sued the officer in federal court in San Antonio for violating 42 USC 1983.