“Starting with the Dallas school desegregation trial in 1976, he sketched courtrooms that featured famous politicians, serial killers, professional athletes, international arms merchants, housewives-turned-killers, victims’ families, rapt juries and napping judges — all rendered with an empathetic gaze and understated wit.
[…] the gradual acceptance of cameras in courtrooms has pushed courtroom artists to the sidelines. Today Mr. Myrick’s waning career is mostly supplemented by full-time work — as a security guard in a practically abandoned strip mall in Fort Worth.”
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