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Criminal Law Blog

Criminal Law Blog

By Law Office of James Alston.

http://houstoncrimedefense.com/blog
  • Apr 18

    Learn the History of Cocaine for Earth Day

    Learn the History of Cocaine for Earth Day
    Grown primarily in the mountains of South America, the coca plant has played an influential part in the development of recent history. The crystalline tropane alkaloid substance known as cocaine was first isolated by a German chemist in 1859.…
  • Apr 15

    What Should a Criminal Defendant Say to Friends and Family Members?

    What Should a Criminal Defendant Say to Friends and Family Members?
    If you’re facing criminal charges, things are going to be tough for a while. What should you say to friends and family members? What will they think? Sure, being straight forward and honest is always the best policy, but that…
  • Apr 11

    Lawyer/Client Relationships: Is a Little White Lie OK?

    Lawyer/Client Relationships: Is a Little White Lie OK?
    Should you lie to your lawyer? You probably know the answer, but let’s be honest; it’s just human nature to make things appear better than they really are. There are many reasons for being honest with your defense attorney, but…
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Federal Employee Disability Law…

Federal Employee Disability Law Blog

Covers disability discrimination, Federal Workers' Compensation Act (FECA) and OPM Disability. By Eric L. Pines.

http://www.pinesfederal.com/blog/
  • Mar 26

    FEDERAL WORKERS COMPENSATION AND WORKERS RIGHTS

    FEDERAL WORKERS COMPENSATION AND WORKERS RIGHTS
    Given that the January 2014 budget agreement limits much of the sequestration cuts, and restores much needed funding at many agencies, Pines Federal is therefore beginning a new series, about a still pressing topic in Federal Workers…
  • Feb 8

    Postal Service Controverts OWCP Claims to Save the Agency Money!

    Postal Service Controverts OWCP Claims to Save the Agency Money!
    Overwhelmingly, the impact of sequestration is most direct when it comes to workers rights.  In some cases, agencies will challenge or controvert claims, not because they actually have a good reason, but because the injury violates a…
  • Jan 3

    Whether a Federal Employee is Providing Useful and Efficient Service, that is the Question!

    Whether a Federal Employee is Providing Useful and Efficient Service, that is the Question!
    It would seem that more often than not, laws are written in vague, unclear words that are nearly impossible to construe on face value. Rather the laws are interpreted via a number of methods, including guidelines, court decisions, and…
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The Great Writ

The Great Writ

Covers law school, the First Amendment, technology, and everything in between. By Jacob Genzuk and Adam Steinbaugh.

http://thegreatwrit.net/
  • Apr 4

    Overland High School relent

    Overland High School relent
    The Denver Post reports that Overland High School in Cherry Creek, Colorado, has backed down from an apparent attempt at censorship of the student newspaper, and has extended an olive branch to the editors (and their advocates) by rescinding…
  • Apr 3

    A Note for 1Ls (and those considering becoming one)

    A Note for 1Ls (and those considering becoming one)
    “You just have to wake up one day and realize it’s a lifestyle; it’s a decision.” I was lucky enough this past week to bump into a friend from undergrad, Christian. We chatted a bit about what we had done since we left Whittier, me in…
  • Mar 27

    A crash course in censorship in Colorado

    A crash course in censorship in Colorado
    At a Denver-area high school, editors of the student newspaper are learning a difficult lesson: embarrassing a school, even unintentionally, is a risky prospect when administrators control their ability to publish. Never mind the First…
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