In a series of decisions during the 1960s, the Supreme Court applied the Fourth Amendment and other Constitutional protections to the states. So, Tarrant County law enforcement agencies must respect the same rules as the FBI, ATF, DEA, and other federal law enforcement agencies.
A man is dead after he rammed his car under an eighteen-wheeler.
The former Desperate Housewives star admitted in court that she bribed admissions officials to help her daughter attend college.
Politicians love attaching policy riders as "amendments" to must-pass spending bill and other such legislation. Typically, these addendums have very little effect on the public at large. But 49 U.S.C. 3106 is a major exception to this rule.
Almost literally from beginning to end, the Walk and Turn test is designed to support DWI arrests, whether the test subjects are intoxicated or not.
In many ways, the OLS is the classic DWI field sobriety test. This divided attention test measures both mental acuity and physical dexterity. Usually, people who are intoxicated cannot walk and chew gum at the same time in this way. That's why alcohol is such as dangerous driving impairment substance.
Most people have undergone a Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus test at one time or another. Doctors use it to look for signs of neurological problems. Usually, the test administrator instructs the subject to follow a moving point, such as a fingertip, just by moving their eyes. If the pupils move involuntarily, the person probably has nystagmus.
Animal attack injuries are one of the most common homeowners' insurance claims in Texas. Furthermore, since medical and psychological knowledge has increased in this area, the average claim amount has skyrocketed 75 percent since 2003.
For the most past, smartphones and other wireless internet devices have improved our lives. Distracted driving is perhaps the most significant exception to this general rule. Every year, inattentive motorists seriously injure roughly 400,000 Americans. Cell phones are not responsible for all those injuries, but they do cause a lot of them.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice supervises about a quarter of a million probationers a year. That figure does not include the high number of absconders (people who completely ignore probation orders) or who are later incarcerated for some reason.
In the United States, many people believe that all sex offenders are the same. A boy who's a few months too old to have a consensual relationship with a teenager is just as bad as a man who rapes a nursing home resident. That's just one reason the sex offender registration requirement is a very difficult pill to swallow.
An eighteen wheeler overturned after it rear-ended an SUV. The impact caused a chain-reaction crash that killed one person and sent seven others to the hospital.
Maybe television pitchman Timothy Williams should have booked a room instead of driving on the freeway in his hometown.
Fort Worth is a very popular regional tourist destination. Unfortunately, a few seconds can transform a fun weekend excursion into a tragedy.
If you go to Google and enter a search phrase like "Weatherford drug crimes lawyer," about a million results will pop up. A few of these lawyers may just take your money, but the vast majority would probably defend you very well in court. They would also give you solid legal advice, so you can make good choices.