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Practical Advice for Probation Revocation Cases

When a person is on community supervision (probation), and the State wants the person to be kicked off of probation, the State is required to file a motion asking the Court to remove the person from probation and sentence the person to jail or prison time. For the difference between

When Police Know Where Your Cellphone Is

Q: Can police obtain the records of your cellphone location without a warrant to determine where you have been in the past weeks, months, etc. (or likely where you are currently, based on past locations)?   A: No, police are required to obtain a warrant. However, some extreme emergency situations—bomb

Can I Vote If I Have Been Convicted of a Felony?

Can I vote if I have been convicted of a felony? A person can STILL VOTE if the person has been convicted of a felony, as long as the person is (1) no longer on probation, parole, or incarcerated (in prison or jail) AND (2) two years have elapsed since

Involuntary Civil Commitment for Substance Abuse

It might surprise many to know that, as of 2015, thirty-three states (including the District of Columbia) have laws on the books authorizing civil commitment for adults who have substance abuse issues—absent any criminal charge. It might be even more surprising to know that Texas is among those thirty-three states.

Self-Defense During “Zombie” Attack

My good friend Derek has asked me (several) times if he could shoot someone he believed to be a zombie who was trying to eat him. Since I blogged about self-defense last week, I figured I would address Derek’s question here. Obviously, the answer is “no,” but why is the

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