Category Archives: Michael Lowe Digital Library

Brendan Dassey Motion for Release from Jail During Appeal of Wrongful Conviction Ruling

The Motion to Release Brendan Dassey on his own recognizance (no bail bond) has been filed with the federal court that ruled he was the victim of a wrongful conviction.  Both the motion and its memorandum in support (which has all the legal arguments) have been placed in the Michael Lowe Digital Library. This supplements…


Success in Intoxication Manslaughter Case Before Fort Worth Court of Appeals: Patterson v. State of Texas

The Fort Worth Court of Appeals (panel of Justices Walker, Gabriel, and Sudderth) has issued its opinion in an appeal of an intoxication manslaughter case coming out of Cooke County, Texas.  Michael Lowe was not on board for the criminal DWI / manslaughter trial court proceedings; he began representing the defendant, Steve Patterson, afterwards in…


Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price Indictment – Full Text of Federal Grand Jury Indictment July 2014

John Wiley Price’s Indictment was unsealed yesterday.  For the convenience of anyone wishing to read the 100+ page federal grand jury indictment of the Dallas County Commissioner, we’ve uploaded it as a pdf file for your convenience. Federal Grand Jury Indictment of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price – Full Text Dallas County Commissioner John…


July 18, 2014 USSC Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines – Full Text

The July 19, 2014, amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines adopted and approved by the United States Sentencing Commission (Retroactive Reduction) have been placed in the Michael Lowe Digital Library for your convenience.    


Report on Forfeiture Abuse by State and Federal Law Enforcement Added to Michael Lowe Digital Library Today

Today, a report detailing the abuses of civil forfeiture laws by law enforcement officials in Texas and around the country, including federal agencies, was added to Michael Lowe’s collection in his Digital Library: Policing for Profit, The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture by Institute for Justice 2010


Protecting Privacy of Criminal Lawyer and Client Communications: Article by Michael Lowe added to Online Digital Library

Click on the image to visit the Michael Lowe Digital Library to read or download this InDepth Article as well as other documents collected by Michael Lowe online.


Justice Department Comments (34 Pages) to the Proposed Amendments to Federal Sentencing Guidelines Added to Michael Lowe Digital Library

Comments to Proposed Amendments to Federal Sentencing Guidelines by the Justice Department in March 2014


2014 Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines by the U.S. Sentencing Commission Added to Digital Library

The 2014 Proposed Amendments to the Federal Sentencing Guidelines by the United States Sentencing Commission (full text) have been added to the Michael Lowe Digital Library. by


Texas Forensic Science Commission Report November 2013 – Added to Michael Lowe Digital Library

Texas Forensic Commission Report Nov 2013 


U.S. Supreme Court Will Make Big Decisions on Your Privacy Rights from Police this Year: the Boundaries of Law Enforcement Intrusion

Yesterday’s State of the Union address is still the talk of many today, with many discussing the extent of the executive branch’s power and exactly what “checks and balances” means. However, for many criminal defense practitioners there’s more to be considered in 2014 than what the President or Congress may be doing up in Washington,…