Texas Atty Faces Bid To Revive Witness Tampering Claims

Law360, Houston (March 12, 2014, 6:44 PM EDT) -- State prosecutors have asked the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals to salvage a contempt action they are pursuing against a prominent white collar crime attorney for allegedly trying to convince a witness to not testify against one of his clients.

In a March 4 petition for writ of mandamus, Bexar County District Attorney Susan Reed asked Texas’ highest criminal court to reverse a lower appeals court’s ruling that prosecutors waited too long to file their contempt action against San Antonio attorney Mike McCrum. The Court of...
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