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March 20, 2017

Software Glitches Cause Mistaken Arrests

Everyone who has worked on a computer knows that sometimes errors just happen. In most cases, simply restarting the machine or running some antivirus software can take care of the problem with few negative side effects save for perhaps a temporary dip in productivity. In several cases in Alameda County, California, however, software glitches have resulted in false arrests, residents being...
Software Glitches Cause Mistaken Arrests
January 14, 2017

Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Weighs on Student-Teacher Relationships

It’s no coincidence that many of the most lurid national headlines about inappropriate relationships between teachers and students are from Texas. In 2016, Texas saw a boom in prosecutions for these types of relationships, the Houston Chronicle reported. The trend has led to the drawing up of stricter rules and a call for new legislation in 2017 by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick. Las...
Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Weighs on Student-Teacher Relationships
December 07, 2016

Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyers Says - Hacking Potentially Costly for Retailers

As the 2016 holiday shopping season gets underway, cybersecurity firms warn that hackers could cost retailers big and small millions of dollars. According to a Fortune report, hackers have the power to not only steal consumer data, but to take down entire sites—costing major retailers as well as smaller stores big profits. For example, a site like Amazon, which sold 398 items per second o...
Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyers Says - Hacking Potentially Costly for Retailers
December 05, 2016

More Cities Criminalizing Homelessness Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer

Homelessness is a major problem in some cities across the country. Likewise, certain states struggle with homelessness more than others. For example, Hawaii has one of the highest homeless rates in the nation and one that continues to rise. According to the Los Angeles Times, Hawaii has 487 homeless per 100,000 people—the highest rate per capita in the country. Over 62 percent of the state’...
More Cities Criminalizing Homelessness Dallas Criminal Defense Lawyer
November 29, 2016

Dallas Child Pornography Criminal Defense Lawyer Talks About Dark Web

Do law enforcement agencies ever go too far in their efforts to catch criminals? That’s the question being asked in a case involving the Department of Justice and its decision to operate a child pornography site on the dark web. Recently, a federal judge stated that he has “ethical and legal” concerns regarding the Department of Justice’s decision to take over a bulletin board on the dark...
Dallas Child Pornography Criminal Defense Lawyer Talks About Dark Web
November 28, 2016

FCC Puts a Leash on Broadband Providers

Few people can get through the day without using the internet. Whether you’re checking your email or sending documents to a work colleague, you probably need the web to get things done. In fact, a staggering 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created online every single day. With every page view and click of the mouse, internet users leave behind a data trail that can potentially provide p...
FCC Puts a Leash on Broadband Providers
November 28, 2016

How Defamation Can Play a Role in Criminal Cases

The media has taken something of a beating from both political parties this campaign season. The debate over what constitutes “fair” or “accurate” reporting has highlighted why it’s so important for the public to be able to trust what they read in print and online, as well as what they hear news reporters say on television. After all, the media is often referred to as the “fourth estate”—me...
How Defamation Can Play a Role in Criminal Cases
November 28, 2016

Dallas Federal Crime Lawyer Says - When Is Speech Hate Speech?

Hate speech is often a poorly understood area of law. In many cases, hate crimes are prosecuted under federal law. If you have been charged with this type of crime, you should work with a Texas federal criminal defense lawyer One of the fundamental tenets of the U.S. Constitution is the right to freedom of expression under the First Amendment. Modern Americans are so used to the notion th...
Dallas Federal Crime Lawyer Says - When Is Speech Hate Speech?
November 22, 2016

Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyer Mick Mickelsen Goes Over FBI Errors

You don’t have to look far to get concrete evidence that the FBI is far from perfect. In fact, the agency flat-out admits it. In a 2015 press release, the nation’s top criminal investigation agency stated that “at least 90 percent of the trial transcripts analyzed in its Microscopic Hair Comparison Analysis Review contained erroneous statements.” The press release goes on to state that “t...
Dallas Federal Criminal Lawyer Mick Mickelsen Goes Over FBI Errors
November 22, 2016

Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Do the Police Have Your Face In Their System?

If you have never been arrested or charged with a crime, there is no way your face is in a police database, right? Think again. According to a new report released by Georgetown Law’s Center on Privacy and Technology, an astounding half of all American faces are in police databases. If you have been charged with any type of federal crime, it’s important to speak to a Texas criminal defen...
Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer - Do the Police Have Your Face In Their System?