Paxton Under Fire

    Ken Paxton

    Paxton trial postponed to March, or even later

    HOUSTON — Once again, Attorney General Ken Paxton’s trial has been punted. It seems unlikely that Paxton will be in front of a jury...
    Ken Paxton

    Prosecutors seek another delay in Paxton trial

    HOUSTON — The trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton may be delayed yet again, thanks to the prosecution. Both sides are expected in court in Harris...
    Ken Paxton and attorneys

    Paxton prosecutors may get six-figure payday

    The court-appointed prosecutors pursuing Attorney General Ken Paxton may yet get the six-figure payday they’ve been hoping for after the state Court of Criminal...

    Attorneys in Paxton case appeal for payment in last-ditch effort

    The private attorneys who have been prosecuting Attorney General Ken Paxton are filing a petition with the statewide Court of Criminal Appeals hoping to...
    Collin County Commissioners Court

    Collin County Commissioners vote to clawback Paxton prosecutors pay

    The Collin County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to seek repayment of more than $370,000 it has spent on the prosecution of Attorney General...

    Collin County Commissioner: Former Paxton judge may face legal action

    A Collin County Commissioner on Tuesday said that she and her fellow commissioners should consider legal action against Judge George Gallagher, citing his edicts...
    Ken Paxton and attorneys

    Paxton trial set for December 11

    HOUSTON — A Harris County District judge has set Dec. 11 as the trial date for Attorney General Ken Paxton to fight allegations that he...

    Prosecutors, defense offer rival narratives of Paxton case

    In the battle of first impressions before Judge Robert Johnson, Attorney General Ken Paxton’s defense team played a bit of jiu-jitsu, letting the force...

    Harris County hearing hints at Paxton’s fate

    HOUSTON – Attorney General Ken Paxton’s first hearing in Harris County was delayed for an hour and a half by a hearing in another...

    Letter: Paxton prosecutors have ‘blank check’ to pursue ‘exotic’ legal theories

    Collin County taxpayers aren’t just paying a lawyer $300 an hour to defend the rights of three other lawyers to get paid $300 an...

    Appeals court confirms: Gallagher off the case

    The Hail Mary pass thrown by three special prosecutors in the Ken Paxton case has fallen to the ground, far short of the end...

    Collin County stiffs lawyer in Paxton case

    The lawyer representing the lawyers prosecuting Attorney General Ken Paxton may have a hard time collecting on his latest bill, after the Collin County...

    What’s the link between Paxton, DeLay cases and subpoenaed Houston pastors?...

    The Collin County commissioners have decided to stop paying the three attorneys who’ve been prosecuting Attorney General Ken Paxton, citing concerns about the legality...

    Gallagher kicked off Paxton case

    Judge George Gallagher is off the case. Attorney General Ken Paxton won’t have to deal with the Dallas judge any more, after the Fifth District...

    Burden shifts to Paxton prosecutors to collect

    The Collin County Commissioners Court voted 4-0 Monday not to pay a $205,000 invoice submitted by the court-appointed prosecutors in the criminal case being...

    Payment for Paxton prosecution up for vote

    The Collin County Commissioners Court is expected to vote Monday on whether to pay $205,191.24 to the court-appointed lawyers who are prosecuting Attorney General Ken...

    Pastor sues State Rep. Byron Cook, alleging fraud

    HOUSTON – The executive pastor at one of the largest megachurches in the United States is accusing state Rep. Byron Cook of defrauding him...
    Ken Paxton

    Court halts Paxton prosecution

    HOUSTON – The Fifth District Court of Appeals halted the prosecution of Attorney General Ken Paxton Tuesday afternoon by granting an emergency stay that...

    Mailer distorts record of Paxton judge

    A mysterious mailer slamming the judge who is overseeing the prosecution of Attorney General Ken Paxton is full of distortions, misquotations, and outright fabrications. The...

    Expert: Paxton team likely to attempt to punt trials to December...

    While the relocation of the trials of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on securities fraud charges could be a blow to his chances of...

    Judge changes Paxton venue in rare call; move may hurt Paxton...

    Judge George Gallagher ruled Thursday that the trial of Attorney General Ken Paxton should be moved out of Collin County. The move was an extraordinarily...

    Paxton ruling set for Thursday; judge claims “ethical problems” with fundraiser

    The judge overseeing the prosecution of Attorney General Ken Paxton on charges of securities fraud said today that he will issue a ruling by...