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  • What's the Difference Between a Search and a Frisk?
    What's the Difference Between a Search and a Frisk?

    We’ve written previously about police searches and the laws surrounding them, and you may have heard of a stop-and-frisk before in which police pat you down in public. While they may feel the same to ...

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  • Cyber Crime is One Click Away
    Cyber Crime is One Click Away

    The age of technology has infiltrated every fiber of life. Computers, cell phones, and pads are always within arm’s reach. Most Americans do not go through the day without touching some type of ...

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  • RICO Charges Are Serious
    RICO Charges Are Serious

    RICO (Racketeer-Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act) was originally passed by Congress in 1970, and signed into law by President Nixon, to prosecute members of organized crime. In the 1970′s ...

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  • Sobriety Checkpoints Remain Illegal In Texas
    Sobriety Checkpoints Remain Illegal In Texas

    Statistically, Texas ranks as one of the worst states for accidents caused by drunk driving, but the number of drivers pulled over for impaired driving ranks significantly higher. In an effort to curb ...

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  • Terry Stops in Texas
    Terry Stops in Texas

    Many might have the misconception that police cannot search a person without a warrant. However, in Texas, police search and frisks are completely legal–a police officer can stop and search a person ...

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  • Your Rights: Arrest and Holding
    Your Rights: Arrest and Holding

    As you are probably aware, a police officer must have probable cause in order to arrest a suspected criminal. Probable cause is a very abstract term that can apply to various situations. Basically, a ...

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