This book is about a trial lawyer who has defended, prosecuted, and judged murderers, whores, thieves, madams, and con men for a lifetime. It is the true story of what actually happened in court. As a former Texas Legislator he also worked on legislation involving these and other issues. It gives an inside look at what actually goes on in courts, the legislative halls and law practice, in the Southwest by one who has been there and done that. It is also a primer for Judges with rules, many unspoken and unwritten that everyone should know about.