December 4, 2012
Flora Jessop came to Texas near the genesis of the YFZ Ranch. She went to Schleicher County a while after the purchase of the first lands in 2003, warning members of the community that a polygamist sect planned to establish a foothold.
"It wasn't the whole compound used for crime; my portion wasn't used for criminal activity" could be one defense, Texas Tech School of Law Criminal Law Professor Arnold Loewy said. "That might make their claims less likely to succeed."