Tag: criminal appeal results

When people spend years behind bars for crimes they did not commit, it can break them. Even if they are exonerated, the loss of so many years can be hard to bear. But some former inmates who are exonerated go on to live meaningful lives and work to change the flawed system. One former death…

Clint Broden began working pro bono on the case of Michael Arena in January 2006. Finally, after countless hearings and the Texas Supreme Court’s first decision in a juvenile habeas case, Michael walked out of prison at approximately 5:25 pm on June 1, 2012.  He was sent to prison in October 1999. In 1999 gas…

Juvenile Charged with Aggravated Sexual Assault Goes Free Clint Broden has been representing a client adjudicated as a juvenile for aggravated sexual assault and sentenced to twenty years imprisonment on a pro bono basis since 2006.  This case has been featured on ABC’s 20/20 and has received extensive publicity in the Austin area via the Austin Chronicle and…

On April 11, 2012, the Dallas Court of Appeals reversed two sexual assault of a child convictions and a sixty-year sentence in Tran v. State. Clint Broden represented Mr. Tran on appeal and argued his case before the Court of Appeals. A few months earlier, Clint had another client’s twenty year federal money laundering conviction…

On March 7, 2011, Clint Broden achieved another appellate victory in a Medicaid fraud/Medicare fraud case when the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided United States v. Isiwele. Mr. Isiwele was convicted at trial and retained Broden & Mickelsen to represent him on criminal appeal in federal court. Mr. Isiwele was…