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.

Law Office of James Gill Honors Veterans

Our local Austin law firm understands the sacrifice that our nation’s veterans have made. Our veterans risk not only their lives but in many cases their mental health as well.   The  hardships our veterans face are numerous. The Law Office of James Gill looks to help veterans in any way possible, and so we are nowContinue reading “Law Office of James Gill Honors Veterans”

Is Poor Lab Work Going to Cost a Man His Life?

On Wednesday, in the state’s most superior criminal court, a closer look into Areli Escobar’s case was ordered. Escobar was convicted and sentenced to death in the 2009 sexual assault and stabbing of his neighbor, a young 17-year-old high school student. Nearly a decade later, Escobar’s defense lawyer is calling for a reconsideration of theContinue reading “Is Poor Lab Work Going to Cost a Man His Life?”

No Refusal Weekend Austin, Texas Initiative

Austin’s No Refusal Weekends: What Does It Really Mean? The Austin Police Department is continuing their “No Refusal DWI” policy which began earlier this year. The enforcement of this policy runs from 10 PM through 5AM every Friday and Saturday night and continues into Sunday morning. The next “no refusal” weekend will occur this weekendContinue reading “No Refusal Weekend Austin, Texas Initiative”

Celebrities Arrested for Carrying Guns at the Airport

So who’s been busted for trying to carry a gun onto a plane recently? In June, it was Zonnique Pullins, rapper T.I.’s stepdaughter and member of the girl group O.M.G. You could say she missed her flight, since she was arrested in the morning of a Thursday and got her release the next morning. OtherContinue reading “Celebrities Arrested for Carrying Guns at the Airport”

Gill Client Barry Cooper Is “The Strangest, Most Brazen Activist”

The Progressive has published an article that recounts the tale of iconoclast and former narcotics officer Barry Cooper, calling him “the strangest, most brazen activist America has seen in decades.”