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Monthly Archives: March 2012

First Degree Murder in Texas

First Degree Murder in Texas

ABC 13 KTRK-TV reported today that a jury has convicted a Houston drug dealer of first degree murder, sentencing him to 45 years in prison for killing an unarmed man. The shooting, which occurred in August 2009, involved an argument over a drug deal in which the victim and the defendant got into a physical… Read More »


From Breathalyzer to Blood Test: Sobriety Testing in Texas Gets Serious

From Breathalyzer to Blood Test: Sobriety Testing in Texas Gets Serious

Many have heard of the so-called loophole in DWI law and prosecution involving the refusal to take a breathalyzer test. In Texas, you do have the right to refuse to take a breathalyzer if you are stopped on suspicion of drunk driving. Refusal usually comes with a 180 day driver’s license suspension; however, the prosecution… Read More »