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New DWI Law Gives Offenders a Chance to Seal Their Records

New DWI Law Gives Offenders a Chance to Seal Their Records

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Unfortunately, compared to other U.S. states Texas has incredibly strict driving while intoxicated (DWI) laws. The penalties associated with DWI are incredibly serious and offenders who were convicted have little to no options after their v...
How A Complete Streets Project Can Affect Your Bicycle Commute

How A Complete Streets Project Can Affect Your Bicycle Commute

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As a national movement, Complete Streets focuses on promoting inclusivity when it comes to street designs. The central idea is to meet the needs of everyone that will use the road including: People of all age groups. People with disabiliti...
Fentanyl and How the White House Plans to Stop It

Fentanyl and How the White House Plans to Stop It

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The United States is facing a unique type of crisis. One we may have brought on ourselves due to pharmaceutical ignorance. In the last decade, the United States has seen an urge in opioid, specifically synthetic pharmaceutical opioid, abuse...
Number of Exonerations High in Texas

Number of Exonerations High in Texas

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In the last twenty years, Texas has had a total of 363 exonerations granted, the highest total out of any state. Harris County alone accounts for most of those exonerations. The number of exonerations taken from The National Registry o...
Scooter Accidents in Los Angeles

Scooter Accidents in Los Angeles

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Electric scooters are the new hip, green way to see cities, and for what it’s worth, they’re the most California thing seen in years. However, as far as safety is concerned, the scooters might not be doing so hot.   Since...
Selling Drugs to Sex Workers Could Result in Human Trafficking Charges Under PROTECT Act

Selling Drugs to Sex Workers Could Result in Human Trafficking Charges Under PROTECT Act

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The United States government has attempted to tackle the issue of human trafficking for decades. Unfortunately, Ohio is all too familiar with the problem of human trafficking. The state was ranked fourth nationally for number of cases of hu...
Senator McConnell May Consider Red Flag Laws for Gun Reform

Senator McConnell May Consider Red Flag Laws for Gun Reform

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Despite frequent mass shooting within the last five years, the United States Congress has had little to no progress in passing gun reform laws. However, this fact may change soon after a recent announcement by Senate Majority Leader Mitch M...
Supreme Court Challenges Adult Crimes Based on Juvenile Actions

Supreme Court Challenges Adult Crimes Based on Juvenile Actions

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 In the past, those who had their guilt adjudicated for a sexual crime as an adult could still be required to register as a sex offender. However, the constitutionality of adult offenses based on juvenile actions may be challenged in O...
Legal Hemp Causes Harris and Montgomery County to Prosecute Marijuana in Vastly Different Approaches

Legal Hemp Causes Harris and Montgomery County to Prosecute Marijuana in Vastly Different Approaches

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Hemp is a strain of the cannabis plant that has been grown and used for its fiber since before human civilization existed. The plant’s strong fiber can be used to create paper, textiles, clothes, food, and fuel among other things but ...
Woman Sues UCLA for Sexual Assault at Hands of Staff OBGYN

Woman Sues UCLA for Sexual Assault at Hands of Staff OBGYN

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The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  is the latest institution to have to defend itself after it allegedly allowed medical patients to be sexually assaulted on campus, not by other students, but by a UCLA OBGYN. Dr. James ...
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