Special Prosecutor To Take On Dallas DA's Contempt Case

Law360, Dallas (March 14, 2013, 8:58 PM EDT) -- A special prosecutor will be assigned to bring contempt charges against the Dallas County district attorney, after a judge last week held him in contempt for refusing to testify in a prosecutorial misconduct hearing, the state court judge overseeing the case said Thursday.

Judge Bob Brotherton of the 30th District Court in Wichita Falls, who was assigned earlier this week to oversee the contempt case against DA Craig Watkins, said in an email to media that he would appoint an attorney next week to serve as...
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