ROD & KRIS IN THE MEDIA
“Saudi Suspect in Terror Plot Appears…”
Photo Source: Washington Times
“This is not ‘Alice in Wonderland,’ where the Queen said ‘First the punishment then the trial,’” Mr. Hobson’s statement reads. “This is America, where everyone is entitled to the presumption of innocence, due process, effective representation of counsel and a fair trial.”
“Attorneys’ Feud Over Long Case…”
As the TV crew’s camera opened on Hobson’s face, Hurley approached, warning Hobson to be careful about what he says about the case. “You know what, Hurley, (expletive) you,” Hobson lashed out. Hurley nosed in farther. “Now I have to warn you, Rod, those are fighting words,” he said, his demeanor calm and direct.
“Lubbock Dentist Blasts ‘Big Brother’…”
Photo Source: Amarillo Globe News
“This is but an extreme example of what many West Texas citizens feared would happen when the federal government staged a takeover of the American health care system,” the statement (from Espino) reads.
“Capital Murder Retrial Begins Monday”
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After more than a month of testimony last year, it was a mistrial for capital murder defendant Thomas Michael Dixon. “A lot of what caused the mistrial was the fact that the jury had so many options to choose from,” attorney Kristopher Espino said.
“Attorney for Ex-City Attorney Upset…”
LUBBOCK, TX — The attorney (Rod Hobson) for former City Attorney Sam Medina issued the following statement questioning the legality of releasing information about an an indictment of Medina…
“Tejano 97 Issues Statement After…”
LUBBOCK, TX (PRESS RELEASE) — The management of Tejano 97 would like to convey our deepest sympathy to the family of Matt Salazar are as they mourn the loss of their loved one who…
“FBI: Saudi Student Bought Materials…”
Aldawsari retained criminal defense attorney Rod Hobson, who issued a statement saying that “the eyes of the world are on this case and the treatment of this accused person,” the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported. “This is a wonderful opportunity for us to show the world how truly fair our legal system is, even to those who are accused of trying to harm our country,” he said.
“Impartiality of Darnell Questioned”
Rod Hobson alleges that Darnell, 140th District Court judge, has reason to pay back the Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney’s Office after his son was given a pre-trial diversion in connection with a July 13, 2008, drunken driving crash.
“Texas Court Acts to Clear 38 in…”
Roderique S. Hobson Jr., a lawyer in Lubbock who was recently brought in as a special prosecutor on the case, said, ”What we’ve seen here is the beginning of a vindication of the system.”
“Banning Social Networking Sites…”
Attorney Rod Hobson reminded us that just because you can say it, doesn’t mean you won’t have to face any consequences.
“Using Hobson As Hired Gun May…”
Local defense attorney Rusty Gunter said his experience in defending a case with Hobson as a prosecutor can be daunting. “He’s a bulldog both ways,” said Gunter. “You cuss him when he’s on the other side, and you love him when he’s not.”
“Ripples of a Pathologist’s Misconduct…”
“The state is either going to have to make great deals with prisoners or it’s going to have to be digging up a whole lot of bodies,” said Rod Hobson Jr., president of the Lubbock Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
“Agent Indicted After Hearing to…”
”This is about perjury, not about $70 worth of stolen gasoline or racism,” Roderique S. Hobson Jr. of Lubbock, the special prosecutor who obtained the indictment, said in an interview. ”This basically undermines the confidence of the convictions in this sweep.”