Lawyers say Lehmberg should stay in job

4/26/2013

More than 100 lawyers, including noted defense lawyer Roy Minton, rose to the defense of embattled District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg on Thursday.

"Any of you guys that have never gotten drunk and gotten into a car, raise your hand up," Minton said to a group of reporters. "Not a one of you. We've all been through that, and it was a stupid mistake, too. But good lord, so what."

In a news conference in front of the Travis County Courthouse complex, the lawyers said that her arrest for driving while intoxicated on April 12 was a one-time blemish on an otherwise admirable career as a prosecutor.

Read more: http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/lawyers-say-lehmberg-should-stay-in-job


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