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November 2019
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Thursday, November 7th, 2019

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24 | My Welcome Home From Vietnam: Back in the World in One Piece - By Bobby Mims
30 | 2019’s Need-to-Know Changes to DWI Law - By Frank Sellers & Mark Thiessen
34 | The Perils of Blowing the Whistle - By F. Andino Reynal & Joseph Magliolo Jr.

My Welcome Home From Vietnam - 1
Friday, November 8th, 2019

My ears popped, and the tires screeched as the TransTexas Airways DC-3 touched down at the Airport in Tyler. The stewardess had avoided eye contact, and the other passengers looked away from me. The short flight from Dallas was a replay of the plane ride from San Francisco. It was strange that no one would look at me, and the stewardesses were not friendly. 

2019’s Need-to-Know Changes to DWI Law
Friday, November 8th, 2019

 

Together, House Bills 20482 and 35823 refashioned Texas DWI law and punishment—and finally abolished surcharges. Kind of.

The Perils of Blowing the Whistle
Friday, November 8th, 2019

We have met with many potential new clients who know about a crime or fraud and are interested in blowing the whistle. Sometimes the client is motivated by a genuine desire to right a perceived wrong, sometimes the client is motivated by the desire to collect an award, and sometimes the client is motivated by the desire to “get ahead of the problem.”

Stats Show Racial Inequities for Organized Retail Theft Arrests Statewide
Friday, November 8th, 2019

Let’s say I wanted to steal an Xbox from Fry’s (or any other retail store). Maybe it’s for a thrill, a dare, voices in my head, or maybe I just want to eat Cheetos all day and play video games on my sofa. Whatever the reason, it is unimportant.

Voting Rights of Felons
Friday, November 8th, 2019

A felony conviction may result in the loss of voting rights in Texas...

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