Peter M. Barrett

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Peter Barrett is a partner at the law firm of Barrett Bright Lassiter Linder Perez. He graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 1994 and has been in private practice since then. Peter concentrates on federal and state criminal defense and was President of the Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association from 2004 to 2005. He has previously contributed to the Voice.

Stories from Peter M. Barrett

Airport Security & Guns
Friday, July 10th, 2015

The carrying of long guns and handguns in and through an airport, and on an airplane, is regulated by both Texas and federal law. Although the list of prohibited items is exhaustive, TSA rarely sanctions violators unless the item is specifically a weapon.

Don’t Do Me Like That: Motions for Disqualification and Recusal of Judge in Texas Criminal Cases
Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

The law surrounding recusal or disqualification of a judge in Texas is quite complex. It involves federal constitutional grounds, separate state constitutional grounds, and statutory grounds.