Reeve Hamilton Reporter

Reeve Hamilton covers higher education and politics for The Texas Tribune and hosts the Tribune's weekly podcast. His writing has also appeared in Texas Monthly and The Texas Observer. Born in Houston and raised in Massachusetts, he has a bachelor's degree in English from Vanderbilt University.

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Committee Hires Rusty Hardin for Impeachment Probe

Criminal defense attorney and former Houston assistant district attorney Rusty Hardin sits down with Evan Smith at The Texas Tribune Festival on Sept. 22, 2012.
Criminal defense attorney and former Houston assistant district attorney Rusty Hardin sits down with Evan Smith at The Texas Tribune Festival on Sept. 22, 2012.

For help with its ongoing investigation of Regent Wallace Hall, the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations has turned to prominent Houston attorney Rusty Hardin, who'll serve as its special counsel.

Wallace Hall's Lawyer: "Not a Basis for Impeachment"

Dallas businessman Wallace Hall, Jr. takes notes at the University of Texas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14, 2013 in Austin.
Dallas businessman Wallace Hall, Jr. takes notes at the University of Texas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14, 2013 in Austin.

In a letter obtained by the Tribune late Thursday, a lawyer for embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall clarifies some of the motivations behind Hall's ongoing investigation into the system's flagship university.