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They say everything is bigger in Texas. And sure enough, if you’ve ever seen a bigger legal mess than the case of Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina, we’d love to hear about it.Last June, the Medinas’ house burned down in a fire that spread to two other houses, causing a total of about $900,000 in damages. Investigators suspected arson when they found an accelerant in the Medinas’ garage where the fire started. And the discovery that the house had been in foreclosure a year earlier deepened their suspicion. Medina and his wife gave conflicting accounts of the judge’s whereabouts at the time of the fire.

So Harris County District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal (R) duly convened a grand jury to examine the evidence. After deliberating three months past the scheduled end of its term, the jurors told prosecutor Vic Wisner on Thursday to prepare the indictments.

Wisner refused.

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Written by Leisureguy

20 January 2008 at 11:11 am

Posted in GOP, Government

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