Blog Posts in May, 2017

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  • Texas Court of Appeals Issues Order on DWI With Child Passenger Case
    Texas Court of Appeals Issues Order on DWI With Child Passenger Case

    One of the beautiful things about our legal system is the evolution of the law on a case by case basis. This evolution happens every day that a new decision is handed down by a court on a particular ...

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  • Texas Court of Appeals Overturns DWI Conviction
    Texas Court of Appeals Overturns DWI Conviction

    A woman arrested and charged with DWI in 2011 had her conviction for DWI overturned by a Texas Appeals Court recently . This case is another in a slew of cases that have been overturned because of ...

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  • Texas Court of Appeals Rules: Police DWI Investigation Went too Far
    Texas Court of Appeals Rules: Police DWI Investigation Went too Far

    The Texas Court of Appeals for the 7th District recently issued a case that overturned a DWI conviction. The case, Byram v. State , looked at the limits of police investigating people under the ...

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  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Grants Relief in DWI Case
    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Grants Relief in DWI Case

    The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest court of appeals in the state of Texas for criminal cases. Texas, unlike other states, has two separate courts of appeal ; one for civil claims that ...

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  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Issues DWI Ruling
    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Issues DWI Ruling

    It is not often that a case involving a DWI makes its way to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Texas, unlike most other states, has two separate judiciaries which solve different issues of law. The ...

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  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Rules: DWI in Parked Car
    Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Rules: DWI in Parked Car

    One of the more controversial issues that seems to reoccur regarding DWI is when someone gets a DWI when they are not actually driving. Many people wonder how this can be when DWI stands for “driving” ...

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