Dallas DA Says Judge Who Held Him In Contempt Is Biased

Law360, Dallas (July 19, 2013, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Attorneys for Dallas District Attorney Craig Watkins on Friday argued he was wrongly held in contempt for refusing to testify about his role in a high-profile mortgage fraud case by a judge with a vendetta against him, while an attorney for the state tried to discredit testimony from the DA's key witness.

Watkins is trying to upset contempt charges leveled against him in March by Dallas County District Court Judge Lena Levario, after he claimed attorney-client and work-product privileges prevented him from testifying about why his...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.