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Louis Murat Newman IV

Louis Newman’s Legal Cases

8 total

  • State of Texas vs. Ronald Johnson

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Mar 10, 2010
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty of Murder and Aggravated Assault
    Description:
    Mr. Johnson, an ex-Marine, and a fellow Marine were attacked by a group of males outside a College Station nightclub. In the course of defending his fellow Marine and himself, Mr. Johnson caused the death of one of his attackers, and injured another by cutting him with a knife. The jury acquitted Mr. Johnson on the grounds of self-defense and defense of third persons. http://www.theeagle.com/local/Ex-Marine-not-guilty
  • State of Texas vs. Joshua Ashford

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Outcome:
    Hung Jury
    Description:
    Mr. Ashford was charged with murder as one of five teens (in the Baytown Five case) who had allegedly caught the complainant vandalizing Mr. Ashford's car. The State alleged that Mr. Ashford beat the complainant to death with a barbecue grill lid.
  • State of Texas vs. Markell Lazenby

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 21, 2011
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Assault by Choking-Family Violence case where Mr. Lazenby was charged with placing his 19-year-old daughter in a choke hold. Testimony during trial showed that the Complainant had initiated the confrontation by throwing a bottle of beer at her father and he was merely trying to restrain her. The jury acquitted on grounds of self-defense.
  • State of Texas vs. Juan German

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Dec 04, 2009
    Outcome:
    Hung Jury
    Description:
    Defendant charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
  • State of Texas vs. Chaddrick Gravenburg

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 16, 2012
    Outcome:
    Hung Jury
    Description:
    Clint charged with Felony Unlawful Labeling for allegedly possessing counterfeit music CDs with the intent to sell it. Officer had previous arrested client for the same offense at the same location.
  • State of Texas vs. MP

    Practice Area:
    Violent Crime
    Date:
    Feb 06, 2013
    Outcome:
    2 years probation on a Misdemeanor
    Description:
    Defendant was charged with the 2nd Degree Felony of Aggravated Assault for stabbing a man in the chest during a road rage traffic altercation. The defense centered around self-defense to apparent danger and ultimately resulted in a probation on a misdemeanor charge.
  • State of Texas vs. B.F.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 20, 2015
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    Client was accused of 1st Degree offense of Arson. Houston Fire Department Arson Bureau believed that client had set fire to a motel room where he was staying.
  • State of Texas vs. R.R.

    Practice Area:
    Criminal Defense
    Date:
    Feb 26, 2015
    Outcome:
    Not Guilty
    Description:
    2nd Degree Indecency with a Child case. Client was accused of molesting his girlfriend's daughter.