Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Texas Jury Trials

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Texas Jury Trials

As the 2020 winter melted into spring, the health and welfare of Americans was coldly undermined by a virus that had already begun wreaking havoc in other countries around the world. The novel coronavirus spread quickly across the United States, and the world-wide...
Texas Strict On Penalties Involving DWI Cases

Texas Strict On Penalties Involving DWI Cases

It is no secret that drunk driving is extremely dangerous, regardless of which state you currently live in. Not only is it dangerous for you, but for others who are around you as well. In many states, drunk driving can cost you a great deal. Texas is currently ranked...
Texas Strict On Penalties Involving DWI Cases

Judge Denies Harris County Jail’s Stay

The Harris County Jail in downtown Houston is facing a class action lawsuit alleging that running an unconstitutional jail system takes advantage of poor arrestees charged with misdemeanors. U.S. District Judge Lee Rosenthal denied a stay for the case citing that...