Dallas DA Held In Contempt After Refusing To Testify

Law360, Dallas (March 7, 2013, 7:24 PM EST) -- A Dallas state judge on Thursday dismissed criminal mortgage fraud charges against Hunt Petroleum Corp. heir Albert Hill III and slapped the Dallas County District Attorney with a contempt order after he refused to testify in a prosecutorial misconduct hearing.

Judge Lena Levario said from the bench DA Craig Watkins’s refusal to give testimony about his influence in bringing the fraud charges and the relationship he had with attorneys suing Hill in an unrelated federal civil case effectively denied Hill the right to a meaningful hearing...
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Case Title

Campbell Harrison & Dagley LLP et al v. Hill


Case Number

3:10-cv-02269

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations

Judge

Sam A Lindsay

Date Filed

November 8, 2010


Case Title

Hill v. Hunt et al


Case Number

3:07-cv-02020

Court

Texas Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations

Judge

Sam A Lindsay

Date Filed

December 3, 2007

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