Category Archive for "Breaking News"

Freshen up your record this fall: a new Texas law will let you hide your misdemeanor conviction starting September 1st.

As we slog through the dog days of summer here in Texas, it’s hard to imagine that the Fall is on it’s way. But schools are starting back, football is returning to Sundays, and cooler weather will soon follow. Every

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We The People

Last Thursday, September 17th was Constitution Day. (I meant to blog about this earlier, but I got hit by some nasty RansomeWare. More on this in my next blog post!) To celebrate, Houston criminal defense attorneys Jen Gaut, Gemayel Haynes,

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The Sandra Bland video demonstrates how knowing a little about your rights can be just as dangerous as not knowing them at all

Another police interaction video has gone viral this week.  This time it wasn’t a cell phone camera.  Instead, the video comes from the Texas Department of Public Safety State Trooper’s own dash-mounted camera.  The video shows Sandra Bland, a black

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We hold the truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal . . .

On Thursday, July 2, 2015 attorneys representing the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association gathered on the steps of the Harris County Criminal Justice Center to read the Declaration of independence. This was the sixth year of the Independence Day tradition. In

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