"When Magistrate Judge Dwight Goains asked whether he could pay for a lawyer, Sanchez requested that the court provide him with one. If possible, he added, he would like it to be Liz Rogers. One of the Border Patrol officers who arrested him, the nice one, had told him about her. She'll take good care of you, he said."

– From "Betraying Gideon in Alpine, Texas" by Rachel Monroe


in the big bend sentinel: 

Liz Rogers, Federal public defender chief retires; plans trip around the world