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  • Recent SEC Award Demonstrates Whistleblowers Don't Have to be Insiders
    Recent SEC Award Demonstrates Whistleblowers Don't Have to be Insiders

    In January, the SEC provided a $700,000 whistleblower award to an individual who was not an employee or contractor of the company sanctioned by the SEC but who “conducted a detailed analysis that led ...

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  • What is the Sex Offender Registry and How Does It Affect Me?
    What is the Sex Offender Registry and How Does It Affect Me?

    Chapter 62 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure contains the rules for the Texas Sex Offender Registration Program. This law requires that all adult and juvenile sex offenders register with the ...

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  • What Can I Expect During a SEC Investigation?
    What Can I Expect During a SEC Investigation?

    No matter how well-run your company is, a SEC investigation is always possible. Events such as a disgruntled employee, a business deal gone bad, lawsuits, and sharp changes in stock prices all can ...

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  • What is the Difference Between Assault and Battery?
    What is the Difference Between Assault and Battery?

    While many individuals commonly think of assault and battery as two separate crimes, Texas law has essentially consolidated the two offenses in a single crime that is referred to as assault. The ...

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  • The Harris County First Chance Intervention Program
    The Harris County First Chance Intervention Program

    The Harris County First Chance Intervention Program is an innovative program that the District Attorney’s office first introduced in 2014. Police still will arrest any individual who is caught with a ...

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  • What Happens if I Violate My Probation?
    What Happens if I Violate My Probation?

    Probation under Texas law is a type of community supervision under which you must follow certain rules and conditions for a specified period of time. If you violate the conditions of probation, you ...

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