Judges and juries in the Austin area will not hear testimony from forensic examiner Dr. Sam Andrews until state officials finish investigating misconduct allegations against him.
In a unanimous decision, the United States Supreme Court declared that state civil forfeitures are subject to Constitutional limitations.
Most public defenders and court-appointed lawyers are capable professionals. In fact, in many cases, these lawyers are at or near the top of the profession. However, a few of these attorneys are kids just out of school or lawyers who happen to be friends with a court coordinator.
HPD Chief Art Acevedo said a search warrant affidavit, which led to the shooting death of two people, contained "material untruths or lies."
The war on drugs had barely started when it took a very bizarre turn. In 1970, Elvis Presley paid a surprise visit to the White House. The singer told President Richard Nixon he would be an excellent undercover marshal because he was intimately familiar with "." I'm not sure what one has to do with the other, but that's what The King said.
Many states have extremely complex rules regarding what offenses are expungeable and which ones are not. But in Texas, the rules are fairly straightforward. So, at your initial consultation, a Fort Worth criminal defense attorney should be able to tell right away if you are eligible for this kind of relief. If the lawyer hesitates, you probably need to find someone else.