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Defense Attorneys from ‘Making a Murderer’ to Speak in Houston

Posted on · (UPDATE: Dean Strang and Jerry Buting’s speaking engagement in Houston — originally scheduled for May 21 — has been cancelled. A spokeswoman says the attorneys are working to determine if and when a new date in Houston might be rescheduled.) The Netflix documentary series Making a Murderer made a lot of headlines around the holidays (released Dec. 18, […]

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Fair Housing and Making a Murderer: Tuesday’s Show (May 17, 2016)

Posted on · Earlier this month, the U.S. Justice Department announced that the City of Beaumont agreed to pay $475,000 and change its zoning and land use practices to resolve a lawsuit alleging it discriminated against people with intellectual or developmental disabilities who sought to live in small group homes in the city’s residential neighborhoods. The settlement stems from […]