Thousands of Houston and Harris County residents have had their probation for felony crimes ended in recent years due to judges declaring their probation “unsat,” or “unsatisfactorily ... Continue Reading
Police Overreach Can Have Evidence Dismissed, As Robert Kraft Case Shows
The evidence collected by overzealous police who overreach in their investigations of supposed criminal activity can be dismissed based on Fourth Amendment rights to privacy and constitutional ... Continue Reading
Can You Be Charged With Emotional Abuse in Texas?
Heated disputes between people can lead to incidents of domestic violence, and then to criminal charges. But what if no physical violence occurs, even in an extremely heated conflict? Can you still ... Continue Reading
How Texas Police Steal Your iPhone’s Passcode
You and every American should be wary of the fact that new technology enables police officers to steal your iPhone’s passcode for opening the device, which they can then use to access and extract any ... Continue Reading
Do Mugshots Unfairly Brand Innocent People As Guilty?
Americans’ Constitutional right to be considered innocent until proven guilty is being subverted, if not shredded, by online news displays of an accused person’s name and face in a mugshot before ... Continue Reading
Post-Conviction Writs & Appeals May be Needed
As the case of Lydell Grant of Houston shows, post-conviction writs and appeals can gain justice for persons who may have been falsely accused and convicted of a crime. In 2012, Grant was convicted ... Continue Reading
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