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Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

| December 23, 2014

One of the main reasons that you may want to avoid being arrested for DWI in Texas is because the criminal offense is harshly prosecuted in the court of law. This is especially true in Houston and Galveston.

Public Safety

One of the main reasons that these form of criminal offenses are prosecuted so harshly in court, is because of the numbers of innocent people killed on roadways due to drunk drivers who lose control of their vehicles, fall asleep at the wheel, or simply veer out of their lanes, almost always causing serious injury and/or death.

You May Lose Your Texas Drivers’ License

If you are arrested for a DWI offense in Texas you’ll need to hire a criminal defense attorney who is adept at litigating cases involving DWI charges for the best chance at any chance in the Texas criminal justice system.

The minute you are arrested for DWI marks the beginning of a 15 day countdown, at the end of which, you’ll lose your Texas Drivers’ License by a process initiated by the state of Texas that is referred to as ALR or Administrative License Revocation. This makes it extremely important to hire a DWI lawyer as soon as you can as your turn will be able to take measures to prevent the suspension of your Texas Drivers’ License.

You Face Conviction for DWI

A conviction for DWI in the state of Texas is a serious consequence of being found guilty of the crime in the court of law. The penalties associated with DWI convictions include jail time, loss of drivers’ license, financial penalties, increase in insurance premiums, probationary requirements, the installation of anti-drunk driving devices in your vehicle, public stigma, and a criminal record that will only serve to hinder your professional growth.

We hope the information shared in this article will help someone to make a better decision when it comes to drinking and driving.

Why It’s Best To Avoid DWI Offenses

UNSEALED: The US Sought To Change The Historical Record Of A Court Proceeding

UNSEALED: The US Sought To Change The Historical Record Of A Court Proceeding

| August 6, 2014

A few weeks ago we fought a battle for transparency in our flagship NSA spying case, Jewel v. NSA. But, ironically, we weren’t able to tell you anything about it until now.

On June 6, the court held a long hearing in Jewel in a crowded, open courtroom, widely covered by the press. We were even on the local TV news on two stations. At the end, the Judge ordered both sides to request a transcript since he ordered us to do additional briefing. But when it was over, the government secretly, and surprisingly sought permission to “remove” classified information from the transcript, and even indicated that it wanted to do so secretly, so the public could never even know that they had done so.

We rightly considered this an outrageous request and vigorously opposed it. The public has a First Amendment right not only to attend the hearing but to have an accurate transcript of it. Moreover, the federal law governing court reporting requires that “each session of the court” be “recorded verbatim” and that the transcript be certified by the court reporter as “a correct statement of the testimony taken and the proceedings had.” 28 U.S.C. § 753(b).

The Court allowed the government a first look at the transcript and indicated that it was going to hold the government to a very high standard and would not allow the government to manufacture a misleading transcript by hiding the fact of any redactions.Ultimately, the government said that it had *not* revealed classified information at the hearing and removed its request.But the incident speaks volumes about the dangers of allowing the government free rein to claim secrecy in court proceedings and otherwise.

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Prison Break – The UK Prison

Prison Break – The UK Prison

| August 6, 2014

Its amazing the level of ingenuity some prisoners wield when taking steps to escape the prisons that house them. I figure the best way to escape from jail is to never commit a criminal offense in the first place. And with the way their police state is installed in Britain, shock and awe is the feeling I get when examining the notion that one would piss off the authorities, then escape from their jail.

Idiot Criminals

Idiot Criminals

| July 19, 2014

In the video featured in this post you’ll get a look at some of the idiots who think they are their neighborhood’s soldiers (as if neighborhoods have fighting armies) and end up in jail for criminal activity likely caused by their affiliation with gangs.

Video Documentary: The High Rolling Reverend

Video Documentary: The High Rolling Reverend

| July 15, 2014

In this post we’re going to take a look at the southern church scam artist working as a pastor named Abraham Kenard. When he got people to write our their checks they made them out to Network International Investment Corporation. A number of southern ministers were scammed by Dr. Abraham Kenard.

The Scam

For an investment of 3,000.00, the investing church would get half of a million dollars in return.

The scam worked on hundreds of churches in the southern bible belt. In fact, pastors couldn’t buy into the plan fast enough. The hook of the scam was that corporations were trying to donate tax dollars to local churches, for the purpose of getting a tax write off. Once the word got out that you could spend 3,000.00 for 500,000.00, they couldn’t spend the incoming investments fast enough.

Related News: Church Scam Case Goes to Jury

Greed, Lawyers, And Legal Fees

Greed, Lawyers, And Legal Fees

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

There are a number of instances when a person will get in trouble with the law, and rightfully seek out a criminal defense attorney to help them deal with the criminal charges against them.

This can play out in the following ways;

  • A Plea of Guilty
  • A Plea of Not Guilty
  • A Plea of No Contact
  • An Acquittal
  • Case Dismissal
  • Accept Probation

Depending on who you hire for your criminal defense, it will have a big impact on the type of defense services you get in exchange for your legal fees. Some attorneys attempt to plea every case out, other lawyers try to fight every single case, even ones they know they can’t win.

Take the case in Houston involving the Mexican lady who killed the college professor with her shoe. With the dead man’s hair and blood dried up on the shoe heel, the defense attorney in her corner had a snowball’s chance in hell of winning that case.

I mean, she stabbed him over 50 times with a 6 inch stiletto shoe heel. Who has sympathy for a person with the energy to stab a person over 20 times? It takes a lot of energy to do a stabbing like that. Heck, she could have just walked away after hurting the man enough to get him away from her long enough for her to bail out.

10 Rules For Dealing With Police from FlexYourRights.Org

10 Rules For Dealing With Police from FlexYourRights.Org

| June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join us in reviewing this video, which is a god sent, directly targeted at urban youth with a mission of increasing the relationship between law enforcement and the community with common sense tips for dealing with police encounters. I know for a fact that many of the youth in the Houston area will benefit from the information revealed in this video so make sure that person you come across is blessed with the knowledge shared.

Finding a Good Lawyer

Finding a Good Lawyer

| June 12, 2014

There are a number of times in our lives when we are thrust into a situation in which it will require the hiring of a licensed attorney. The main reason that attorneys are in demand is because the average person may not have the necessary skills or knowledge needed to successfully litigate a case pro se in the court of law.

Litigating a case on your own will leave you subject to not only embarrassment, but an unfavorable result from the court of law at the outcome of any trial you attempt to argue.

There are a number of resources available online to help people find a good lawyer with expertise in the area of law in question. Whether you are looking for a criminal law attorney, a personal injury lawyer, or a bankruptcy attorney, there should be a number of reviews, references, and recommendations of local lawyers who can help you with your case.