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Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s controversial “catch and jail” border crackdown has left hundreds of migrants languishing for months in jail before they can even appear before a judge, according to reports. The Texas Tribune reported retired judges and prosecutors from across Texas have been enlisted to help process a constant stream of new cases after…

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Dallas police have struggled to contain a rise in violent crime in the city in recent years. However, a new initiative to target crime hotspots in the city appears to be having a positive impact. In November, Dallas City Council members Monday praised progress from Chief Eddie Garcia’s violent crime plan as the police department…

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The tragic crush at the Astroworld Festival that left concertgoers dead and injured in Texas this month resulted in multiple lawsuits. Police have also launched a criminal investigation into the incident. At least 10 people died and hundreds more were hurt after a crowd surge on the opening night of the festival in Houston on…

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The state of Texas has declared the cannabis derivative delta-8 illegal. However, confusion over the substance’s exact status means law enforcement officers have made no arrests to date against people in possession of delta-8. The Texas Tribune recently reported an increased confusion over delta-8, a substance that was commonly found in products at smoke shops…

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The latest twist in the long-running saga of Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed again raises troubling questions about the state’s reliance on the death penalty. Reed’s impending execution two years ago sparked an international outcry with calls for a reprieve ranging from Senator Ted Cruz to the singer Beyoncé, the Texas Observer reported. This…

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Tax Fraud Criminal Defense Lawyer – Tax fraud crimes in Dallas include some forms of tax evasion. Learn the distinctions between these two offenses. Public perception of tax fraud crimes is impacted by the fact that many people view this as a victimless crime. After all, many people hate paying taxes, so the idea that…

Surprisingly Common Types of White Collar Crimes in Texas Broden Mickelsen LLP

Types of White Collar Crimes Update: Do you really understand what white collar crimes are? Here is what you need to know, along with five examples of the most common white collar crimes in Texas. According to the FBI, “white collar crime” is a term that came into existence around 1939. Since then, it has…

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Medical professionals are charged with saving lives. However, on occasions, hospitals provide the cover for killings. Earlier this month, a Texas nurse was convicted of capital murder over the deaths of four patients. Prosecutors said he deliberately injected the patients with air after heart surgeries. A report on NBC News stated the jury in Smith…

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People who are accused of soliciting prostitution in Texas are facing increasingly tough sentences after the offense became a felony in the state this fall. This month, Tarrant County Sheriff Bill Waybourn announced the arrests of 115 men who he said allegedly tried to pay for sex acts for people acting as decoys. The Star-Telegram…

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A county attorney has dropped charges against 11 migrants arrested under Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s high-profile border crackdown following claims they were set up for trespassing. The men told lawyers they were marched for about 20 minutes to a fenced ranch by law enforcement, then arrested for trespassing, the Texas Tribune reported. In the absence…