Reporter Wants Tapped Call Blocked From DA Corruption Case

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A Texas newspaper reporter on Thursday asked a federal judge overseeing the trial of an allegedly corrupt district attorney to suppress a telephone call between her and a former state judge who was convicted of racketeering, claiming the conversation was improperly monitored by federal agents.

Emma Perez-Trevino and her employer The Valley Morning Star say Perez-Trevino was recorded discussing a court case with former Texas state judge Abel Limas on Feb. 22, 2008, and that the conversation has been introduced in the trial of former Cameron...
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USA v. Villalobos et al


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1:12-cr-00374

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Texas Southern

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May 7, 2012

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