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  •  Agreed, not all lawyers created equal (6+ / 0-)

    The boy's lawyer is a criminal defense attorney - and he apparently has been getting tapped for expertise in such cases. Just a few days ago another Prospere client got cleared.

    The Dallas County District Attorney's office has dismissed its case against John David Mahaffey, the SMU student arrested in September and accused of forcing another male student to perform oral sex.

    Prosecutors filed a motion to dismiss the case on March 14. The one-page request says, simply: "Upon review of all facts associated with this case by Assistant District Attorney Cresta Garland, it has been determined there is no probable cause to support an element of the offense." It was granted by the court the same day.

    Meanwhile, the victim's lawyer is advertised as a specializing in business representation.

    "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

    by Catte Nappe on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 06:43:26 PM PDT

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