Prosecutors Say Texas AG Crusaded To Taint Jury Pool

Law360, Dallas (February 9, 2017, 3:19 PM EST) -- Prosecutors in the felony securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Thursday accused him of orchestrating a two-year crusade to taint the jury pool in his home county, in a motion to change venue before the upcoming trial.

Paxton is accused of lying to a group of investors to whom he allegedly promoted stock in Servergy Inc. — during a time when he was a state representative from Collin County, Texas, and had not yet been elected AG. After appeals courts rejected his attempts...
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