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When Loaning Your Roommate a Xanax Bar Makes You a Drug Dealer

Hey, Can You Spare a Couple of Xanax Bars? National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction, or how a minor drug offense can ruin your life. Collateral consequences are the bad things that happen to a person convicted of a crime, in addition to the criminal penalties themselves (direct consequences). If you are charged… Read More »

Is a criminal trial a “search for the truth”?

For a good exploration of the idea of a trial as a truth seeking inquiry, I recommend an online essay by Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, described by Frontline as a clear and compelling explanation by renowned legal expert Alan Dershowitz on how there are several kinds of “truths” in a criminal trial — as… Read More »

How Do Criminal Defense Lawyers Say What They Do With a Straight Face?

Are criminal defense lawyers dishonest? Or, how can he say that with a straight face? We’re all familiar with famous cases where everyone knew the defendant was guilty before the trial ever started. The most infamous guilty criminal who walked is probably O.J. Simpson, acquitted for the murders of his estranged wife Nicole and a… Read More »

Freedom of Information Act Letter to Military

Your name and address here June 22, 2012 Much thanks to “This ain’t hell but you can see it from here” Put your request into this form and send it with the official form NPRC has online; otherwise all you’ll get is the dates of service. XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX This is a request under the… Read More »

Stolen Valor Perp Exposed

Stolen Valor – Is it criminal or just lying?

How to Check Someone’s Claims of Military Service, Honors and Medals Here’s how the Stolen Valor project describes it: “It starts off simple enough. A casual mention of military service. And, oh by the way, a Purple Heart and a few other honors earned. How can you not trust a man who served his country… Read More »

Kerrville Attorney Blog

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