Blog Posts in October, 2015

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  • Sex Crimes Laws in Texas
    Sex Crimes Laws in Texas

    In a story that made national news, a New Hampshire prep school student has been convicted of sexual assault of a minor and sentenced to one year in jail. The student, now 20, faces what many consider ...

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  • Is It Legal for You to Take a Video of the Police?
    Is It Legal for You to Take a Video of the Police?

    Just about every activity in life is recorded these days, thanks to the video technology available to us all on our smartphones. People have not hesitated to pull out their phones and video police, ...

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  • Criminal Conspiracy Laws and Penalties
    Criminal Conspiracy Laws and Penalties

    The definition of conspiracy is fairly straightforward: it is simply an agreement between two or more people to commit a crime. That is why you will often see conspiracy charges brought along with ...

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  • What is Wire Fraud?
    What is Wire Fraud?

    In the Internet age, using a term like “wire” to describe the use of communications devices to commit fraud may sound old-fashioned, but this crime is very much alive and well today, embracing any and ...

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  • The Penalties for Assault in Texas
    The Penalties for Assault in Texas

    Texas defines simple assault in Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 22.01 as follows: intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causing bodily injury to another, including the person’s spouse; intentionally or ...

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  • Embezzlement Crimes and Punishment in Texas
    Embezzlement Crimes and Punishment in Texas

    Embezzlement occurs when an individual entrusted to manage someone else’s property or money uses that property or money for their own gain. Anyone who has legal access to another’s money or property ...

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