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The Stanford criminal trial in Houston is going into week 2.

I’ve been reading the Houston Chronicle’s coverage of the Stanford trial, and just started reading that from Patsy Brumfield, who appears to have arrived at the trial today as it is heading into week 2.  Their coverage includes a blog and live tweets from their primary reporter.   The judge has given each side […]

Daily Journal reports on the Ole Miss Chancellor search, and names some names

Errol Castens reports in the Daily Journal about the names being dropped in the Ole Miss chcnellor search.

Some of the names frequently speculated on as likely candidates include Dr. Dan Jones, the current vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, and prominent Jackson attorney Barry Cannada. In recent […]

“I think the government failed in their oversight” – Allen Stanford

I think the government failed in their oversight and I’m the maverick rich Texan where they can put the moose head on the wall. And that’s the only reason they went after me,” Stanford said. “I’m fighting for my survival and for my integrity.

-Allen Sanford, in an interview with ABC news, outside a […]

“He essentially dropped her in the grease”: The Chart Queen sues Stanford’s security lawyer

…and I can’t blame her for being ticked.

Recall that Stanford Financial’s securities lawyer Thomas Sjoblom fed Laura Pendergest-Holt to the SEC wolves, apparently without making any attempt to warn her she might want some legal assistance of her own.  Her SEC deposition, which opens with Sjoblom making it very, very clear she was […]

Tuesday Morning Various

Excuse me, I thought we’d bought the damn thing:  On the AIG bonuses:  “‘What executives have done is troubling, but it’s equally troubling to have government telling shareholders how much they can pay the executives,’ said Sen. Mel Martinez (R-FL).” Joey Langston is to delay reporting to prison a few more weeks “to […]