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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.

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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.

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Judge Dismisses SEC Case Against Texas AG with Prejudice

A federal district judge nominated by President Obama has dismissed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s entire civil securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The judge dismissed the case with prejudice.

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Weird Developments With Special Prosecutors of Texas AG

The prosecution of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has taken some weird turns this past week. A court of appeals ordered payments to the special prosecutors stopped, and in an unrelated criminal case, a federal judge removed one of the prosecutors from representing his client, a member of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, because he had a conflict of interest.

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County Flip-Flops Over Paying Legal Fees in Prosecuting Texas AG

It seems that some county officials in Collin County, Texas, knowingly, or inadvertently, have taken inconsistent positions over the power of the judiciary to interfere with their governing powers. They took one position in May in a brief to the Texas Supreme Court, but some of them are now taking the opposite position when making a decision about paying what could end up being over a million dollars for prosecuting the Texas Attorney General.

Attorney General Loretta Lynch pauses as she speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, about Ferguson, Missouri. The federal government sued Ferguson on Wednesday, one day after the city council voted to revise an agreement aimed at improving the way police and …

Senators Warn Lynch: Witch Hunt of Obama Energy Opponents is Abuse of Power

Five U.S. Republican Senators sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch demanding that she end the Department of Justice (DOJ) witch hunt against political opponents of President Obama’s energy agenda. They warn her that any improper assertion of federal investigatory or prosecutorial power is an abuse of power.

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Texas AG Pleads Not Guilty, Attorney Withdraws

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stood before Judge George Gallagher in a state district court in Tarrant County and the AG pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges leveled against him. Moments later, Paxton’s criminal defense attorney, Joe Kendall, filed a motion to withdraw from representing Paxton in the proceedings.