Thursday, July 4, 2013

Reading the Declaration

Yesterday the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association held its fourth annual reading of the Declaration of Independence on the steps of the Harris County Criminal (In)justice Center. Here are a few images from the event...

  A view from the crowd.

 The speaker is John Raley who helped exonerate Michael Morton.

 The look toward the crowd.

As usual, a special thanks goes out to Robert Fickman who put together the first reading of the Declaration four years ago. The tradition he started in Harris County has spread throughout the state.

 Here's a scene from Walker County.

This is a shot of the reading in Denton County.

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