CR 260 is nothing but a narrow, rutted, dirt road. But for Shaun, it was holy ground.
The cracks in the wall don’t appear until you peel away the wallpaper. And that can be a tedious business. Especially, when you’re dealing with several layers of the stuff.
Was what happened to Shaun Cooks in the Milam County Courthouse all that different from Alex Johnson’s lynching in 1907? If so, was the difference in kind, or merely in degree?
Attorneys who merely go through the motions are rarely chastised. In fact, their lack of diligence is appreciated. A vigorous defense means a long trial and added expense.
The evidence presented at trial crumbles under careful scrutiny. Reasonable doubt abounds.
Studies show that a high-speed chase followed by a life-threatening arrest can mess with an officer’s memory.
This is the second segment of the Shaun Cooks story; you will want to read Part One before proceeding. JeJuan Shauntel Cooks is a prisoner in the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas. Ten years ago, he was sentenced to life in prison for allegedly firing … Continue reading Conflicting Stories: The Shaun Cooks Story, Part Two
JeJuan Shauntel Cooks is a prisoner in the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas. Ten years ago, he was sentenced to life in prison for allegedly firing two shots at a Milam County Sheriff’s Deputy. Cooks insists he couldn’t have committed the crime because he wasn’t … Continue reading Five Days to Christmas: the JeJuan Cooks story, part 1
The physical proximity enhances the sense of shared identity, of who is with us (the people in this space) and who is against us (the godless liberals who refuse to get with God’s program).
Can we imagine Southern pride apart from racism?