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Slate Wiped Clean: What Is Criminal Record Expungement?

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We’ve all done some things in our past that we’d rather leave in our past. Unfortunately, sometimes they return to haunt us in more ways than we’d care to relive. Perhaps you have a criminal conviction on your record. You served your time, and now, you want to get on with your life. Sadly, something like this will likely follow …

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Texas Sexual Harassment Laws

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Sexual harassment on college campuses and in the workplace is against the law both in the State of Texas and at the federal level. Federal level sexual harassment law considers it a form of gender discrimination. During the 2019 legislative session, new sexual harassment laws were passed in Texas aimed at beefing up protection against unwanted sexual advances. Here’s everything …

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Jeffrey Epstein Case – A Legal Timeline

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Following his arrest on July 8, 2019, Jeffrey Epstein was charged with one count of sex trafficking and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking. He pleaded not guilty to both charges and was remanded in jail awaiting trial after his application for bail was denied. In August 2019, Epstein, a registered sex offender, was found dead in …

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Jeffrey Epstein Case – Criminal and Civil Lawsuits

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Whether in life or in death, Jeffrey Epstein remains buried deep in lawsuits. On the one hand, are the state and federal prosecutors trying to figure out how to pursue criminal charges against potential Epstein co-conspirators like Ghislaine Maxwell. On the other hand, are the lawyers representing the alleged victims trying to file civil lawsuits against his estate. The real …

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Jeffrey Epstein Case: Prison Guards Indictment

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The Jeffrey Epstein case has been one of the most sensational high profile cases in recent times. This was fueled in no small part by his apparent friendships and close associations with well-known celebrities, academics, politicians, British royalty, and even presidents. His proximity to power has given rise to speculation about the circumstances surrounding his death, with some alleging foul …

The Prince Andrew Interview: Legal Implications

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Jeffrey Epstein’s death couldn’t have come at a worse time for Prince Andrew. His suicide happened before he could answer to sex trafficking charges in the US. As a result, a shining spotlight has now been placed on his friend Prince Andrew following the allegations made by Virginia Roberts Giuffre. Her original allegations were made in December 2014, of which …

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Who are the Best Lawyers in Houston in 2019?

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Should you ever find yourself in any legal battle, one of the most prudent things you can do to give yourself the best chance of coming out on top is to find yourself the best lawyer for your particular situation. There are very many different kinds of lawyers in Houston. Just as is the case with everything in life, some …

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Online Bullying Laws

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In today’s digital era, it’s no secret that the Internet plays a significant role in modern education. Learning about anything and everything under the sun has become possible courtesy of the internet. Ranging from getting degrees online to e-books, more student experiences and classroom functions are veering into cyberspace. And unfortunately, this includes online bullying, also known as cyberbullying. Regardless …

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Manslaughter vs. Murder: What’s the Difference?

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The terms manslaughter vs. murder usually has a myriad of people entangled in a web of confusion. When they watch documentaries or read the newspaper, they’re baffled. One defendant gets a life sentence for murder while another gets probation or a lighter sentence for manslaughter, which is seemingly more severe than murder. And, terms like felony murder throw even more …