Posts Categorized: Gary Cobb

Think twice about Lehmberg

Published by The Daily Texan Imagine that an 11-year-old girl who has no violent history gets arrested, charged with capital murder and is hidden from her parents for four days. During that period, the interrogators question her for hours without break and with no lawyer present until she finally signs a false statement that she…read more

ROSEMARY LEHMBERG – A TALE OF TWO CHILDREN

ROSEMARY LEHMBERG – A TALE OF TWO CHILDRENby Barbara A. Taft, President People of the Heart Gary Cobb, one of the perpetrators of the travesty launched against an innocent child, LaCresha Murray, in 1996, has been eliminated from the race for District Attorney. Rosemary Lehmberg, however, still holds a smoking gun. In the interest of…read more

Rick Reed best choice for district attorney

Published by The Daily TexanBy Hooman Hedayati On March 4, Travis County residents will vote for a new district attorney. Ronnie Earle, the current district attorney, announced last year that he is planning to retire after more than 30 years in office. Four of Earle’s assistant district attorneys, Rosemary Lehmberg, Rick Reed, Gary Cobb and…read more

DA Race: Contenders weigh in on death penalty

2:50 PM | News 8 Austin | DA Race: Contenders weigh in on death penalty By: Paul Brown Q: In the past, Travis County has been reluctant to pursue the death penaltyin capital cases. Under your leadership, how will the DA’s office approach thedeath penalty? Rosemary Lehmberg: We seldom seek the death penalty in Travis…read more