One of the first whistleblower lawsuits was fought here. In 1983, the Texas Legislature passed one of the first laws to protect public employees who reported violations of law.
Compt of Court Charges resulted in the arrest of Cameron County Commissioner D.J. Lerma and Chief Deputy Sherriff Carlos Tapia.
A contempt of court charge files agains Cameron County Commissioner D.J. Lerma was thrown out by State District Judge Vernon Harville.
A visiting judge will hold a hearing on contempt of court charges which resulted in the Monday arrests of Cameron County Commissioner D.J. Lerma and Chief Deputy SHerriff Carlos Tapia.
A ground breaking case involving the "Whistleblower" act.
Noe Robles Candidacy evokes fond courtroom memories
Two county court-at-law judges who sued the Cameron County Commissioners Court over funding of staff positions in their courts came out winners.