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Should DUI/DWI offenders be imprisoned on the 1st offense?

This question was recently posed to me: Should DUI/DWI offenders be imprisoned on the 1st offense? What if the offender’s decision to drive drunk resulted in the injury of an innocent person? Explain your answer. Every twenty minutes in Texas someone is injured or killed in an accident involving driving under the influence of alcohol. … Continue reading Should DUI/DWI offenders be imprisoned on the 1st offense?

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BRIEF ON THE MERITS OF RESPONDENT’S PLEA IN ABATEMENT FOR DISMISSAL

This was a very interesting case regarding parental standing:   TABLE OF CONTENTS ARGUMENT PETITIONER LACKS STANDING TO FILE SUIT ACCORDING TO THE TEXAS FAMILY CODE SECTION §102.003(9). PETITIONER CANNOT ESTABLISH AN IN LOCO PARENTIS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CHILD, AND DOES NOT HAVE STANDING TO FILE SUIT. THE COURT MUST INTERPRET THE WORDS IN SECTION… Continue reading BRIEF ON THE MERITS OF RESPONDENT’S PLEA IN ABATEMENT FOR DISMISSAL