Blog Posts in September, 2016

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  • No One is Above the Law
    No One is Above the Law

    The Laredo police department in Texas is sending a message to everyone in that jurisdiction that no one is above the law. Unfortunately, the message was needed because one of their own was recently ...

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  • New Texas Law Gives First-Time DWI Offenders a
    New Texas Law Gives First-Time DWI Offenders a "Second Chance"

    Having a criminal record affects several areas of a person’s everyday life, from employment to housing to other activities that require a background search. Even when a criminal offense is non-violent ...

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  • State Court Rules: No DWI in Driveway
    State Court Rules: No DWI in Driveway

    An interesting case about DWIs recently came out of Michigan. In that case, the state’s court of appeals was tasked with determining whether a man could be convicted of DWI for driving under the ...

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  • New DWI Law to Take Effect September 2015
    New DWI Law to Take Effect September 2015

    The Texas legislature had a busy season this year, passing over 1,000 bills that were signed into law by the Governor. One law in particular, known as the Ignition Interlock Law, or House Bill 2246, ...

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  • New Evidence in Famous Case, Double Jeopardy, and DWIs
    New Evidence in Famous Case, Double Jeopardy, and DWIs

    News reports are swirling throughout the country about a famous professional ex-football player and a knife that was discovered at his demolished property years ago. In the 1990s, the entire country ...

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  • Man Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving, Faces 30 Years in Prison
    Man Pleads Guilty to Drunk Driving, Faces 30 Years in Prison

    This week, a Tarrant County jury will determine the fate of an Arlington driver who admitted to driving drunk and killing a 10-year-old boy. Earlier this week, Walter Chidyausiku pleaded guilty to ...

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