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October 27, 2015

Bail hearings in TX state & federal courts Dallas criminal defense lawyer

Texas based criminal defense law firm addresses questions many have about bail hearings in Texas state and federal courts, and the process of being granted a conditional jail release. Bail is essentially collateral that is deposited or pledged for the release of a person who has been jailed after being accused of a crime, but not yet tried by a court. Bail is granted by courts on the cond...
Bail hearings in TX state & federal courts Dallas criminal defense lawyer
October 22, 2015

Dallas federal criminal lawyer examines Hillary Clinton Email Scandal?

 Dallas federal criminal lawyer - Has Hillary Clinton Committed an Actual Federal Crime in Email Scandal? Emerging as a frontrunner in the first Democratic presidential debate recently, Hillary Clinton has also been the focus of major controversy over private emails that some suggest may evidence criminal activity. Earlier in the year, Clinton’s practice of using her own private email add...
Dallas federal criminal lawyer examines Hillary Clinton Email Scandal?
October 20, 2015

Illegal Body Cavity Searches - Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Report

Dallas criminal defense attorney Mick Mickelsen discusses the legal rights of individuals who are stopped by police and subjected to searches in the state. Weeks ago, the story of a Texas woman who claimed she was forced to endure an illegal body cavity search after being pulled over by police made national headlines. According to news reports, the woman, Charnesia Corley, 21, said that s...
Illegal Body Cavity Searches - Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Report
October 07, 2015

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Named to Best Lawyers in America List

Dallas criminal defense attorney F. Clinton Broden has been chosen for inclusion in the upcoming edition of the Best Lawyers in America publication. The recognition is granted to legal professionals selected by their peers for their work and achievements in their respective areas of legal practice. Broden, who specializes in non-white collar and white collar criminal defense cases, will be ...
Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Named to Best Lawyers in America List
September 29, 2015

Electing Jury Punishment for a Defendant:Why Most Criminal Defense Lawyers Don’t

Dallas criminal defense lawyer Mick Mickelsen outlines key reasons many criminal defense lawyers are afraid to let juries decide punishments for client cases when applicable.   A number of crimes are specifically itemized in legal statutes with accompanying applicable punishments. Therefore the decision making power of most juries is limited to determining whether a defendant is guilty ...
Electing Jury Punishment for a Defendant:Why Most Criminal Defense Lawyers Don’t
September 21, 2015

Key Differences Between State and Federal Courts in Criminal Defense Cases

Dallas federal criminal defense firm Broden Mickelsen Helms & Snipes outlines four major differences between Texas state and federal courts. Thousands of people are charged with criminal offenses and processed through court systems throughout the U.S. each year. For those seeking a caring criminal defense attorney for their case, one thing that is critical to obtaining the best legal ...
Key Differences Between State and Federal Courts in Criminal Defense Cases
September 09, 2015

Criminal Defense Attorney Dallas Five Important Considerations

According to data from the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are approximately 600,000 lawyers employed in the United States. The high number illustrates the large pool that individuals have to choose from when they are in need of legal representation. Because there are so many prospects, making the decision can be overwhelming no matter what type of atto...
Criminal Defense Attorney Dallas Five Important Considerations
August 25, 2015

Federal Prosecution of White Collar Crime Hits Record Low?

A recent report on data released by the U.S. Department of Justice claims that the federal prosecution of white-collar crime has hit a new low. The total is stated to be 12 percent less than last year and 29 percent less than it was five years ago.   Source: International Business Times Report “US Prosecution of White Collar Crime Hits 20-Year Low: Report”   “Federal prosecution of ...
Federal Prosecution of White Collar Crime Hits Record Low?
August 25, 2015

First Court Appearance Set for Texas Attorney General in Securities Fraud Case

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is set to make his first court appearance after being indicted on federal securities fraud charges. Reports say that Paxton, who has been charged with two-first-degree felonies and a third-degree felony, will appear in court in Fort Worth on August 27.   Source: WFAA Report “Attorney General Ken Paxton to appear in court Aug. 27”   “FORT WORTH -- At...
First Court Appearance Set for Texas Attorney General in Securities Fraud Case
August 18, 2015

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs in: War on Drugs

Did “War on Drugs” Open Door to Unjust Disparities in Drug Sentencing Laws According to the Texas Department of Safety drug possession is one of the most common crimes individuals are convicted of in Texas state and federal courts. FBI crime statistics from 2012 show that possession arrests accounted for 82.2 percent of all drug arrests.   Source: Huffington Post Report “Pot, Drug Pos...
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer Weighs in: War on Drugs