New Report on Human Trafficking Statistics and Laws By State

Human Trafficking Arrests by State (2019)

Harris County Judges Criticized Over Pace of Court-Appointed Lawyer Reform

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New Report Shows Where Exonerations Happen in the US (State-by-State)

Video Surfaces of Case Involving HPD Raid Officer Under Fire

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Murder suspect suffered from 'battered-spouse syndrome,' witness testifies

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Former La Porte youth football coach accused of molesting girl

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Deadline passes for commissioner appealing conviction of misconduct to get on ballot

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Neal Davis' client gets new trial in high profile political case

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Neal Davis quoted as an expert in child pornography cases

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Habrá un nuevo juicio contra Terry Thompson, esposo de una oficial texana, acusado de matar al hispano John Hernández (New trial against Terry Thompson, husband of a Texas officer, who is accused of killing a Hispanic man, John Hernandez.)

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Neal Davis Secures Reduced Sentence for Ex-Fort Bend Jail Guard
Who Pocketed Nearly $300K in Dead Uncle's Military Pension

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Neal Davis Defends American Citizen Wrongfully Arrested by ICE

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Houston Defense Attorney Neal Davis Interviewed
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Neal Davis Takes on the Texas Rangers

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Neal Davis Hammers Prosecution Witnesses in Trial of Liberty County Politician

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Neal's client promptly found not guilty of child sex assault after prior life sentence thrown out due to unfair trial

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Neal Davis files a motion to challenge federal child porn sting

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Neal Davis wins dismissal in high-profile murder case

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Neal Davis' client home for Mother's Day after an unfair trial for child sex assault

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FORT WORTH - A former Fort Worth police officer who served 21 years for the rape of a child took a step toward freedom Thursday morning. And, he hopes, a step toward clearing his name. Brian Franklin's shoes waited so long for this walk, one sole fell off as he emerged from a Tarrant County probation office out into bright sunshine. He raised his hands and shouted, "Freedom!"

Franklin didn't care about his feet. He finally had his family. His 82-year-old mother clung to his arm. "She's not letting go," said Brian's brother, Paul Franklin.

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Neal Davis' client free on bond after conviction reversed due to unfair trial

A former Fort Worth police officer convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl has been freed after serving 21 years of a life sentence, but prosecutors plan to retry him. Brian Franklin, 56, posted $10,000 bail Thursday, The Associated Press reported.

"We are headed to a new trial," Tarrant County prosecutor Bill Vassar told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "If the defense would like to plead, we will consider that." The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled last month that Franklin's conviction should be thrown out because his accuser later admitted that she lied during his 1995 trial.

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Neal Davis' innocent client interviewed

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Neal Davis gets client a new trial after receiving a life sentence in 1995

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas' highest criminal court has ordered a new trial for a former Fort Worth police officer convicted of rape after his alleged victim admitted that she lied during his trial. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Wednesday that Brian Franklin did not receive a fair trial in 1995 when he was convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl and given a life sentence.

Now in her 30s, the alleged victim testified two years ago that she lied in part of her testimony, but she stood by her accusation that Franklin raped her in her father's backyard. The court ordered Franklin be placed in local custody while authorities decide whether to prosecute him again. A spokeswoman for the Tarrant County district attorney declined to comment.

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Neal Davis Editorial On Child Porn Offenses

New trial recommended for prosecutorial misconduct

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Neal Davis wins high-profile appeal

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FBI has new tactic to fight child pornography

Client acquitted on oppression charge

Client wins deferred adjudication in child sex offense

Client wins probation in intoxication manslaughter

Client wins deferred adjudication in manslaughter

M.D. Anderson Doctor Released Against Odds

Neal Davis goes to U.S. Supreme Court in Salinas v. Texas

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NY Times supports Neal Davis' U.S. Supreme Court case, Salinas v. Texas

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Neal Davis: How Salinas Changed the Law of Self Incrimination
Neal Davis represents "cold case" defendant

Neal Davis interviewed about "Stand Your Ground" laws

Neal Davis interviewed in Houston Chronicle about failure-to-report law

Neal Davis on the Hyde Amendment
Board Certified, Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization (2009-2021), AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell (2015), and listed as a Best Lawyer in America (2015-2020)
He focused on listening and helping, not just explaining his fees
Father of Juvenile Client I.Z.
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He doesn't give up, no matter what you're up against
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Got my life back
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