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  • Woman wins case involving invasive, unwarranted searches
    Woman wins case involving invasive, unwarranted searches

    A woman who was subjected to an invasive body cavity search back in 2012 at the request of U.S. customs officials has reportedly reached a hefty settlement with the hospital that conducted the search. ...

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  • Fed-Ex facing criminal charges for delivery of illegal prescription drugs
    Fed-Ex facing criminal charges for delivery of illegal prescription drugs

    Last Thursday, a grand jury in San Francisco indicted Federal Express on charges that it has been participating in a conspiracy to distribute prescription drugs and illegal substances ordered on the ...

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  • DUI checkpoints illegal in Texas, P.2
    DUI checkpoints illegal in Texas, P.2

    In our previous post, we began speaking about the subject of DUI checkpoints, and the fact that these are illegal under in Texas’ interpretation of the federal Constitution. Not every state holds this ...

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  • DUI checkpoints illegal in Texas, P.1
    DUI checkpoints illegal in Texas, P.1

    A recent article published online by AOL Autos took up the topic of “no refusal” DUI checkpoints, pointing out that law enforcement agencies in various states made use of them on Independence Day ...

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  • Soccer star charged with assault after domestic violence incident
    Soccer star charged with assault after domestic violence incident

    Readers may have heard of the famous U.S. soccer star Hope Solo and her recent involvements with the law. The 32-year-old Solo was brought to court late last month in connection with allegations that ...

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  • Texas man charged with golf cart DWI in Galveston
    Texas man charged with golf cart DWI in Galveston

    Drunk driving, under the Texas Penal Code, encompasses the intoxicated operation of any “motor vehicle” in a public place. Typically, this is taken to mean a car, pickup, SUV or another such vehicle. ...

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