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New Criminal Laws in Texas During 2023 Legislative Session

During the 88th Texas Legislative Session, lawmakers filed more than 8,000 bills. Only a fraction of these bills passed through the legislative process and became law.  Of the bills that did become law, a significant number…

Drugs Remain Common Cause of Arrest in Dallas

On July 1, 2023, Patch reported that Marco Antonio Gonzalez, a Dallas drug dealer known as “Speedy,” was sentenced to life in prison. He was convicted of drug trafficking and other charges after a lengthy trial.…

DWI is Not the Only Consequence of Drunk Driving

While most people in Texas are aware that law enforcement agencies all over the state aggressively enforce driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws, some people do not fully consider the other consequences of drunk driving. The truth…

Hit and Run Crimes Remain Common in Dallas

When people happen to be involved in motor vehicle accidents in Texas, state law requires them to immediately stop their vehicle at the scene of an accident or as close to such scene as possible, return…
Will Texas Decriminalize Marijuana

Will Texas Decriminalize Marijuana?

On May 1, 2023, the Houston Chronicle reported that the Texas House of Representatives passed a bill to effectively decriminalize marijuana in the state. The bill was approved after a second reading by members of the…