One of the great novelty Christmas songs of all time may have involved a negligent Santa Claus who was not up on the housetops where he belonged.
Most car crashes are not accidents. In fact, human error accounts for over 90 percent of these incidents. Frequently, that error involves one of the five types of impairment, as outlined below.
During the early years of the DWI crackdown, Texas lawmakers amended Section 49.04 of the Texas Penal Code. Under these new amendments, people who have a BCA above the legal limit are intoxicated as a matter of law.
Back in the day, the spousal privilege applied in assault cases. Spouses had an absolute right to refuse to testify in these situations. But the law changed several decades ago. The domestic assault trial of former Houston Oilers quarterback Warren Moon was one of the first times that the state forced a wife to testify against her husband.
Researchers at the University of Texas at Dallas have developed a saliva test which determines the level of marijuana in a person's system.