Craig Watkins, First African American District Attorney in Texas   Leave a comment


Craig Watkins is currently the district attorney for the Dallas County, Texas, USA. He became the first African American district attorney in Texas when he was elected in 2006.[1]

Watkins has worked to resolve cases of wrongful conviction through the use of DNA testing and the review of evidence illegally withheld from defense attorneys.[1][2]

The Dallas Morning News selected Watkins as its 2008 Texan of the Year

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Posted February 28, 2012 by pennylibertygbow in Politicians

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