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Blog Posts in July, 2013

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  • Employment Non-Discrimination Act gains traction in the Senate
    Employment Non-Discrimination Act gains traction in the Senate

    Federal law generally protects workers from workplace discrimination based on a variety of factors. But no federal law explicitly prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of gender identity or ...

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  • Shooting leads to arrest of Texas man
    Shooting leads to arrest of Texas man

    Being charged with any crime can potentially seriously impact the life of the accused. This is because depending on the type of charges, it is possible that the consequences will be severe and have a ...

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  • America’s Drunkest Cities? Three Are in Texas.
    America’s Drunkest Cities? Three Are in Texas.

    Men’s Health recently surveyed American cities on a rather inglorious issue: the impact of drinking in its America’s Drunkest Cities poll. Texas had the dubious distinction of having three cities ...

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  • Fake Pot Ban Leads to Aggressive Texas Drug Crime Enforcement
    Fake Pot Ban Leads to Aggressive Texas Drug Crime Enforcement

    After Texas banned synthetic marijuana products such as Spice and K2 in 2010, it was soon followed by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) the next year. The result is a host of new synthetic ...

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  • Texas Cracking Down on Repeat DWI Offenders
    Texas Cracking Down on Repeat DWI Offenders

    Police officers nationwide have recently taken a stronger stance toward individuals who drive while intoxicated and those in Bexar County, Texas are no different. Since September, police have been ...

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  • Do Immediate License Suspensions After DWI in Texas Really Work?
    Do Immediate License Suspensions After DWI in Texas Really Work?

    Suspending a DWI offender’s license after a DWI conviction seems like a good tool to prevent future DWIs and punish the drunk driver. But some Texas judges and prosecutors are now questioning the ...

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