Tag: Judge George Gallagher

Ken Paxton - Getty Images

Texas A.G. Prevails in Kicking Judge Off His Criminal Case

Lawyers for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have prevailed in getting the judge kicked off his criminal securities fraud case. The highest criminal court in the Lone Star State declined to overturn an intermediate appellate court’s ruling removing Judge George Gallagher and voiding his orders.

Ken Paxton - Getty Images

Texas AG Ken Paxton’s Criminal Trial Halted

An appellate court stayed the securities fraud trial against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday. The issue is whether Judge George Gallagher is acting without authority to preside over the criminal case.

Ken Paxton, Joe Kendall

Taxpayer Outcry for Texas AG Prosecution Expenses Brings Policy Shift

The commissioners court in Collin County, Texas unanimously passed a resolution which governs how the court will look at attorney fees in the prosecution case of the Texas Attorney General. The resolution is a policy shift for some of the commissioners. The action was taken after persistent and strident outcry by taxpayers, and after concern was expressed by area state representatives and a state senator.