Batter Up: Bob Moore

For many years now, I have been documenting the ethical malfeasance of the El Paso Times and therefore it shouldn’t surprise anyone that Bob Moore leads the El Paso Chusmas lineup. The leadership of Bob Moore has not only allowed public corruption to infest local politics but, in many instances, it has enabled it to… Read More Batter Up: Bob Moore

Closing Arguments in Contempt Trial Ongoing

El Paso defense attorneys Stuart Leeds and Theresa Caballero were in the process of delivering their closing statements in their contempt trial Saturday morning when the prosecution asked for a brief break. The prosecutor, Bell County District Attorney Henry Garza, is expected to begin his closing argument following the conclusion of attorney Caballero’s summation after… Read More Closing Arguments in Contempt Trial Ongoing

Judge Smith Testifies Attorneys Disrespectful, Biased

Judge Steve Smith, of College Station, testified Friday that attorneys Theresa Caballero and Stuart Leeds were the ones who were racist and disrespectful during the trial of Judge Regina Arditti, who was found not guilty. Judge Smith testified that emails Leeds and Caballero sent him were, first, improper and, second, contemptuous. “They brought disrespect to… Read More Judge Smith Testifies Attorneys Disrespectful, Biased

Judge Will Testify as Witnesses Continue to Give Evidence

The prosecutor in the contempt trial of two, prominent El Paso defense attorneys announced today that Judge Steve Smith will testify as a rebuttal witness in the proceedings he initiated. Visiting Judge Smith, of the College Station area, filed the contempt complaint against attorneys Theresa Caballero and Stuart Leeds alleging they were confrontational, disrespectful and… Read More Judge Will Testify as Witnesses Continue to Give Evidence

Surprise Rebuttal Prosecution Witness Expected

District Attorney Henry Garza, of Bell County, announced Thursday that he is calling to the witness stand Judge Steve Smith, a visiting judge who filed the contempt charges against El Paso defense attorneys Theresa Caballero and Stuart Leeds. Judge Smith accused Leeds and Caballero of contempt, saying they were disrespectful to the court and rude… Read More Surprise Rebuttal Prosecution Witness Expected

Contempt Trial Having a Chilling Effect on Legal System

The outcome in the contempt trial of two prominent El Paso defense attorneys, which continued Wednesday, will scare and stop defense attorneys from doing their jobs, say legal experts. The contempt trial, which has the entire legal community on edge, has become something of a window into the very essence, the business end of what… Read More Contempt Trial Having a Chilling Effect on Legal System

Contempt Trial ‘Upside Down,’ Say Attorneys

Two high-profile, El Paso defense attorneys on trial for contempt say they believe they are not receiving a fair and impartial hearing. “You read the record before it was introduced,” a surprised Theresa Caballero asked Visiting Judge Juanita Vasquez-Gardner shortly after the proceedings began Tuesday. “You are the fact finder in this case, and we… Read More Contempt Trial ‘Upside Down,’ Say Attorneys

El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: November 13, 2001

Welcome to El Paso Metro’s week in review. This section is updated every Tuesday night. City Council Review Deleted the item that would hire consultant to certify Jobe Concrete blasting; Three redistricting plans were presented and are being reviewed by city attorney; Hired two outside consultants to review landfill environmental compliance; Passed a resolution to… Read More El Paso Metro Weekly Byte: November 13, 2001