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Mark Kimball

Monday, August 24th, 2009

Shipman controversy based on ‘groundless accusations’

Special prosecutor MARK D. KIMBALL writes, "In my independent professional opinion, there was absolutely no misconduct on the part of either Mr. Johnson or Investigator Taylor, or on the part of any member of their respective organizations. Had I found even the hint of misconduct, I would not have hesitated to dismiss the cases against Mr. Shipman,...

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

DA’s office cleared in Shipman case

A state district court has found the Hays County District Attorney's office free of impropriety in the case involving Shawn Nathan Shipman after a Writ of Habeas Corpus was denied in July and Shipman subsequently entered a...

Friday, June 12th, 2009

New filing in Shipman case

Attorneys for Shawn Shipman presented an application for a Writ of Habeas Corpus on June 9, in the hope of sparing him a new trial on narcotics charges.

Monday, May 11th, 2009

DA’s office moves to recuse self from Shipman case

Hays County District Attorney Sherri Tibbe has moved that her office be recused from the retrial of Shawn Nathan Shipman. A former assistant district attorney from Bell County may be appointed as a special prosecutor.