Sloppy Record Keeping Causes Headaches in Criminal Appeals

Dallas Observer | September 10, 2007
A missing court reporter's stenographic notes and tape of testimony in a 1994 criminal trial shed light on the haphazard and antiquated way that Dallas County court records are handled and stored.

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