Dallas criminal defense lawyer John Helms Obtains Not Guilty Verdict

Dallas criminal defense lawyer John Helms Obtains Not Guilty Verdict

Hunt County, Texas Woman Found Not Guilty of Felony Deadly Conduct Dallas criminal defense lawyer John Helms has obtained a not guilty verdict for a woman accused of felony deadly conduct in Hunt County. Texas – A Hunt County jury returned a unanimous verdict of not guilty on all charges filed against a woman accused of felony deadly conduct. Prosecutors …

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Questions Linger Over the Death of Sandra Bland in a Texas Jail Cell

The deaths of African Americans at the hands of police officers have dominated headlines nationally over the last 18 months. Texas has not been immune to cases like this. In the Dallas area, the death of a woman in a Waller County jail cell has sparked a protest in the city and elsewhere in the country. Sandra Bland was arrested …

Sarah KleinQuestions Linger Over the Death of Sandra Bland in a Texas Jail Cell
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Woman from Irving Whose Three Kids Drowned in Pool is charged with Injury to a Child

A woman whose three children drowned in a swimming pool in Irving, Texas, has been charged with a criminal offense over the tragedy. The Dallas Morning News reported on how Patricia Allen posted $50,000 bond at the Irving City Jail, according to police. On July 10 the newspaper reported on how the mother was allegedly using her cellphone and failed …

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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Helps Explain White Collar Crime

Although white-collar crimes are generally considered non-violent, “paper” crimes, they often carry harsh punishments. In 2010, the National Public Survey on White Collar Crimes reported that research conducted by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the National White Collar Crime Center found that about one in four households in the U.S. have been affected by crimes like identity theft, credit …

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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs in Did War on Drugs Open Door to Unjust Disparities in Drug Sentencing Laws

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs in: Did “War on Drugs” Open Door to Unjust Disparities in Drug Sentencing Laws

Texas criminal defense experts discuss factors concerning the impact the “war on drugs” has had on society. According to the Texas Department of Safety drug possession is one of the most common crimes individuals are convicted of in Texas state and federal courts. FBI crime statistics from 2012 show that possession arrests accounted for 82.2 percent of all drug arrests. …

Qamar ZamanDallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs in: Did “War on Drugs” Open Door to Unjust Disparities in Drug Sentencing Laws

Texas Attorney General is Investigated over First-Degree Felony Claim

Texas’ Attorney General Ken Paxton could face first-degree felony charges after admitting a civil violation, according to reports. The Dallas Morning News has reported on how a special prosecutor is to ask a Collin County grand jury to indict Paxton on first-degree felony charges of violating state securities law. The report quoted Kent Schaffer, a Houston defense attorney, who said …

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Wrongly Convicted Man Who Spent 12 Years on Death Row in Texas is Appointed to Crime Lab Post

When people spend years behind bars for crimes they did not commit, it can break them. Even if they are exonerated, the loss of so many years can be hard to bear. But some former inmates who are exonerated go on to live meaningful lives and work to change the flawed system. One former death row inmate in Texas has been given …

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Charleston Killings Are Being Investigated as a Hate Crime

The killing of nine worshippers at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, has focused national attention on hate crimes. Dylann Roof, the 21-year-old white man who is accused of the killings was reported to have used racist abuse against the black worshippers. The Justice Department said an ongoing federal inquiry into the Charleston, S.C., shooting will consider possible hate crime violations and …

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Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyers Improve Access to Online Legal Support With Website Redesign

The Texas based leading criminal defense law firm Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes has launched a redesigned website to provide more effective online support for those seeking criminal defense help. The Dallas criminal defense attorneys of Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes are announcing the launch of the firm’s redesigned website, which has been enhanced to provide a better experience for …

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Five of the Most High Profile Jail Breaks in US History

Recent headlines have been dominated by the escape of convicted killers Richard Matt and David Sweat from an upstate New York prison. Matt and Sweat’s escape was discovered during an early morning bed check at Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora. In order to make their escape, they slipped through holes and used power tools to cut into a steel plate …

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