Racehorse Haynes

The March 2009 issue of the ABA Journal contains a wonderful article on Texas criminal defense legend Richard “Racehorse” Haynes, who Kinky Friedman described as “one of the most successful and most colorful silver-tongued devils to grace Texas since God made trial lawyers.” Haynes, who turns 82 in April and whose legal career has spanned five decades, “has been the defense attorney in some of the most prominent Texas murder cases ever tried. He’s been memorialized in three books, two movies, a Broadway play, and even in popular music.” To read more, click here.

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