Reporter's Tapped Call On Hold For Now In Ex-DA's Trial

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT) -- A Texas federal judge overseeing the trial of an allegedly corrupt district attorney on Thursday declined to suppress or admit a wiretapped conversation between a newspaper reporter and a former state judge who was convicted of racketeering in a related case, the reporter’s attorney said.

Reporter Emma Perez-Trevino and her employer The Valley Morning Star had argued the recording of the call violated her privacy and constitutional rights, and their attorney Jeff Nobles of Beirne Maynard & Parsons LLP said Friday if it were to be...
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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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