Tag: Dallas criminal defense attorney

scam

Scams targeting elderly people are endemic in Texas. Older people are more vulnerable to fraudsters leading police departments to step up awareness campaigns to protect the elderly. Recently, the Dallas Morning News featured the work of Christopher Bianez, an officer with the Plano Police Department. AARP Magazine featured Bianez on the cover of its March…

cell phone location

In a further victory for privacy, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled police must obtain a warrant to use cellphone locational data in the tracking of criminal suspects. This important ruling by the justices was handed down on June 22. The 5-4 decision was criticized by former prosecutors and dissenting justices who said it puts…

sex assault kit

For years, a massive backlog of untested rape kits in Texas has hindered investigations and the potential exoneration of people wrongly convicted of sexual offenses. However, a new law that crowdfunds money for rape kit testing is making a dent in the problem. It collected almost $250,000 in its first five months, according to the…

Dallas criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen addresses questions about the effectiveness of a major Texas’ hate crime law. Dallas, TX – Following recent news about a string of attacks in a Dallas neighborhood that are being examined as possible hate crimes, Dallas criminal lawyer Mick Mickelsen has released a publication answering long-held questions regarding the…