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Violent Crime is Rising in Texas, New Figures Reveal

Violent crime is increasing in Texas, according to new figures released by the Texas Department of Public Safety, with many spikes in murders, rapes, robberies, and aggravated assaults occurring in large cities. The Texas Crime Report for 2019 was released this month. It highlights a 0.5% increase in violent offenses year-on-year. The report was compiled...
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COVID-19 Scams are Rampant in Texas, Officials Warn

Scammers thrive in times of uncertainty and economic hardship and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. Recently, officials warned criminals are using the fear of the coronavirus to defraud Texans of money via texts, emails, phone calls, and face-to-face interactions. U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick joined forces with Harris County Attorney Vince Ryan to warn...
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Next Steps If Your Appeal is Denied

Dallas, TX , July 25, 2020 Defendants who have been accused, convicted, and sentenced have the legal right to appeal the court’s decision, provided that the decision was not the result of a guilty plea. Appealing the decision of a court is an important legal concept that is essential to our form of justice. But...
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Texas Prisoners Serving Short Terms Die from Coronavirus

Texas prisons have an unenviable reputation for their harsh conditions. They became more deadly over the last few months as the coronavirus swept through the inmate population. More than 80 inmates have died in state prisons, many of them while serving short sentences for minor offenses. As Texas criminal defense attorneys, we do everything in...
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