How to Get Your Record Expunged in Texas

A permanent criminal record can have serious consequences on your life even after you have served the sentence. You may have trouble getting new jobs, good apartments and you may never be eligible for student loans, mortgage loans, housing rentals, education programs, and certain professional licenses. Basically, your life will never go back to normal.Continue reading “How to Get Your Record Expunged in Texas”

15 of the Most Interesting Facts About Marijuana

In this post, we’ve gathered 15 of the most interesting facts about marijuana. Enjoy this article while you also learn something new about the most common illegal drug in the United States! Marijuana Statistics and Fast Facts Recent Gallup poll numbers show that Americans are more likely now, than at any point in the pastContinue reading “15 of the Most Interesting Facts About Marijuana”

Can a DWI Be Dismissed in Texas?

If you recently received a DWI charge, the following information may end up saving your job, your career, and even your housing. It is essential first to understand the distinction between DWI (also known as driving while intoxicated) and DUI, which the state defines as driving under the influence.  Understanding DWI and DUI Charges inContinue reading “Can a DWI Be Dismissed in Texas?”

Police Brutality Protests in Downtown Austin

Since the recent death of George Floyd in the city of Minneapolis, Austin, Texas has seen day after day of protests resembling those of the Black Lives Matter marches across the U.S. and across the world. While at times anti-police brutality marches have turned violent themselves, the issue of which the Black Lives Matter movementContinue reading “Police Brutality Protests in Downtown Austin”

Police Brutality Protests in Downtown Austin

Since the recent death of George Floyd in the city of Minneapolis, Austin, Texas has seen day after day of protests resembling those of the Black Lives Matter marches across the U.S. and across the world. While at times anti-police brutality marches have turned violent themselves, the issue of which the Black Lives Matter movementContinue reading “Police Brutality Protests in Downtown Austin”

Can US Customs Search Your Phone? CBP Detaining and Testing Privacy at the Austin Bergstrom Airport

Austin airport security has been becoming more and more intrusive, but summer just got a lot hotter at our local airport. Austin native Seth Harp was was pulled from the line by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), questioned, and detained for hours. Officers read every page of his personal journal, took his phone and laptop, and searched his luggage, all without a warrant.