Ed Mallet becomes president. Friends of TCDLA was organized.
The U.S. Attorneys office attempts to tape record and set up defense attorney, Marjorie Meyers, when she interviewed a witness.
The State Bar president tries to enlist big firms to provide counsel to indigents facing the death penalty.
A judge in Lubbock removed Carlton McClarty and Chuck Lanehart from a capital case when they tried to interview a material witness. TCDLA came to their defense.