There are many misconceptions about our criminal justice system. But the more you know about how the system really works, the better you'll assert your rights and protect your interests when

Many clients ask "how does evidence get tossed out of court?" At trial, your criminal defense lawyer may challenge the evidence against you through the cross-examination of the

Last month six defendants litigated a group suppression hearing which raised the issue of a warrantless search of a constitutionally protected space. The warrantless search resulted in the

I was fortunate to have survived much of Harvey's rage. But an attorney colleague of mine was not so lucky. Listening to her story, I was struck not only by the terror of nature's fury, but by

How does the criminal defense attorney obtain funds to pay experts in a criminal case? More specifically, when a defense lawyer needs expert assistance and the client cannot

Administrative License Revocation is often a waiting game. ALR is short for Administrative License Revocation. People get involved in this administrative process after they are

Deciding to litigate a DWI first offense has historically been a no-brainer. Unless the prosecutor was willing to reduce charges and offer deferred adjudication on obstructing a

I've spent a great deal of time in Brazos County court this week. Meeting with prosecutors, working to resolve cases, negotiating . . . and getting nowhere. Hurry-up and wait was

My inspiration for this piece was our colleague and friend, John Gioffredi.1 John's approach to DWI defense has changed the way I try cases. His approach is not fancy, nor terribly

Prosecutor misconduct has been all the buzz lately,1 especially in the wake of a steep uptick in exonerations. In 2013 there were 13 exonerations in Texas,2 compared with 39 in