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The Science Behind Shaken Baby Syndrome

The Houston Chronicle reported that a Harris County man was arrested and charged with capital murder in the death of his son From what I gathered from the article, the autopsy revealed no external injuries and the cause of death was severe trauma to the brain which the Detectives believe is consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome As a Harris County criminal defense lawyer, I do not feel it is appropriate to...

Should I take a Breath Test?

As a Houston criminal defense lawyer, I frequently get the question, "If I am stopped for DUI, should I take a breath test" Nobody has ever been surprised by my answer Yet, the reasons, and there are many, not to take a breath test are far more complex than simply not incriminating oneself People ask, "what if I only had one drink, then should I take the breath test" I am not in the business of telling people...

Harris County Judicial Elections

November 4, 2008 was not only a big night for the national stage, but locally as well Nine felony district courts were up for election Democratic challengers won 8 out of the 9 criminal judicial races The results are as follows: 174th District Court was vacant because Judge George Godwin is set to retire The Judge-Elect is Ruben Guerrero 176th District Court- Judge Elect Shawna L Reagin 177th District...