Susan Hawk, despite the ongoing controversy about her previously undisclosed October 2013 stint in drug rehab and swirling rumors about distrust and paranoia in her Dallas County District Attorney's Office, fulfilled her commitment to speak at SMU's Louise B. Raggio Endowed Lecture Series.
Hawk for DA Not really saying anything, which is probably for the best.
Rather than give a speech, Hawk had a conversation with SMU law school Dean Jennifer Collins. She talked about her rise to the district attorney's chair and her proudest moment as a prosecutor and highlighted the program she created as a judge to help defendants with mental illness. The elephant in the room was largely ignored.More »