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Will a Texas attorney’s alleged shakedown of drug traffickers reveal covert bargaining for sweetheart deals between the US and Colombian drug lords? – The Dallas Morning News



Will a Texas attorney’s alleged shakedown of drug traffickers reveal covert bargaining for sweetheart deals between the US and Colombian drug lords?  The Dallas Morning News

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County Attorney Seeks End to Texas Judge’s Alleged Pay-to-Plea System, Dubbed the ‘Shahan Shake-Down’ | Texas Lawyer – Law.com



County Attorney Seeks End to Texas Judge’s Alleged Pay-to-Plea System, Dubbed the ‘Shahan Shake-Down’ | Texas Lawyer  Law.com

Judge Shahan maintains a policy that requires defendants to pay their fines and court costs in full before the court will conduct a hearing to receive a plea of …