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Deposition Fight Over Texas Voter ID Law is a BIG DEAL

The State of Texas and the US Department of Justice are slugging it out in federal court over DOJ’s request to depose 12 Texas lawmakers on behind-the-scene details of the state’s 2011 Voter ID Law requiring voters to produce valid government-issued photo IDs (Court Orders More Briefings). The Issues.   Texas and a number of other […]

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The Supreme Court Will Take a Spin on Health Care Law

The Supreme Court has decided to listen to both sides of the conflict over President Obama’s healthcare law.  The problems lie within the amount of power the federal government is allowed to exercise on its citizens.  The big question that lies at its center is whether Congress has the right to require every American to […]

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New Law Brings Innovative Alimony Changes

A new law affecting how alimony is run will go into effect on March 1, 2012.  This new law has some drastic changes as compared to the previous rulings.  These changes include a threshold on the extent of alimony payments depending upon duration of marriage, conclusion of alimony payments upon reaching retirement age, conclusion or […]

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The Right to a Fair Trial

If accused of a crime, a person has the right to fair legal proceedings within a court of law.  If one cannot afford a lawyer and is declared indigent, a lawyer for criminal proceedings will be provided through the state-funded public defender system.  (Otherwise known as CPS or committee for public counsel services. ) However, many […]

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