Texas DA Accused Of Retaliating Against Crime Lab Employees

Law360, New York (December 19, 2012, 5:04 PM EST) -- Two former employees of the Houston Police Department's crime lab sued Harris County District Attorney Patricia Lykos in Texas federal court Monday, accusing her office of retaliating against them for raising concerns over the police department's breath alcohol testing program.

Amanda Culbertson and Jorge Wong claim Lykos and assistant DA Rachel Palmer engaged in a campaign to silence and harm them, including trying to damage their reputation and future job prospects, after they blew the whistle on problems with the police department's breath alcohol testing vans,...
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Case Information

Case Title

Culbertson et al v. Lykos et al

Case Number



Texas Southern

Nature of Suit

440(Civil Rights: Other)

Date Filed

December 17, 2012

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