July
3
2020

Murder is perhaps the most serious crime that a person can commit. However, in the eyes of the law, while all murders are considered heinous, they are not all equal in punishment.

In the state of Texas, there are different laws covering the crime of murder that clarify the severity [...]

June
28
2020

Recent riots and looting in cities around the United States has many people on edge. One of the side effects of this is that gun sales have skyrocketed.

In Texas, this has led to gun stores being swamped. In fact, background checks in the state are up over 60 percent [...]

June
18
2020

Dozens of protests in cities around the United States, and in some cases around the world, have occurred in response to the death of George Floyd.

While many of these protests have been peaceful, some of them have spiraled out of control and become violent. Reports of riots and extensive [...]

June
13
2020

It’s not uncommon for people to be stopped by the police. Some of the most common reasons for a stop can be speeding, running red lights and stop signs, or suspicious activity.

It’s important to remember, though, that just because you are stopped by the police doesn’t mean your rights [...]

June
5
2020

Having a child in the Texas Juvenile Justice System (TJJS) is scary during normal circumstances. This can be especially true during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Around the country, reports have come out about prisons and jails being overrun with the virus. For this reason, the TJJS has instated temporary changes [...]

May
31
2020

In the old days, there was a slang term for your spouse. You might have heard it in a classic movie or the like — the old ball and chain? Not often these days does this term actually have a place in a modern marriage. We found one, though, where [...]