Judge v. lawyer: Judge Carlos Cortez (pictured, left) has filed papers seeking to depose Dallas lawyer Coyt Randal "Randy" Johnston (pictured, right). Senior reporter John Council follows the allegations from Johnston's judicial conduct commission complaint against Cortez to Cortez's decision to hire a lawyer Johnston considers a friend.
Burn rate: Federal Judge Nancy Atlas wants to find out why so much money is being spent on R. Allen Stanford's defense. Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys looks at the fee breakdown.
Big verdict: Senior reporter John Council is in the courtroom for a jury's $8.8 million verdict in favor of former Baron & Budd lawyer Gary Cruciani.
Unstoppable: Think your law school career was rough? Meet a UT law grad with cerebral palsy, Ben Chater (pictured), who juggled classes, clinic and journal work and still produced a writing sample one lawyer calls the best she's ever seen.
Due process: 5th Circuit hands parolees a victory. Senior reporter Mary Alice Robbins examines the issues.
The Klan: Senior reporter Mary Alice Robbins reads the article that brought to light theKlan affiliation of a UT law professor whose name bedecks a building. Hear William S. Simkins' chilling words from beyond the grave.
Approach the bench: Fuming about or grateful for a legislative continuance? Senior reporter John Council looks at the statute's history.
On the level: Listen up, ladies who've just finished law school. Kathleen Wu shares what she wishes she had known when she graduated back in 1985.