Day: February 3, 2016

Texas criminal appeals attorney Mick Mickelsen weighs in on the recent decision by Ethan Couch to return to the state. The Texas teenager now being widely referred to in the media as the “affluenza teen” recently decided to drop his appeal against being deported from Mexico and return to the U.S. Source: AP Report “‘Affluenza’…

Parents regularly take away their children’s cell phones and other items as punishment but it’s rare for such actions to become criminal offenses. However, this is exactly what happened in Texas when Ronald Jackson, 36, was charged with theft after taking away his daughter’s phone. It sounds like a ridiculously heavy handed reaction from the…