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The Down and Dirty of Insider Trading

Posted on July 22, 2019 by Mintzer Law

RM - Aug - The Down and Dirty of Insider Trading Insider Trading in Texas Insider trading has gotten a lot of coverage in the media over the last few years. Powerful executives and television celebrities have been convicted on charges of insider trading, showing that no one is immune from this kind of conviction. Although it may seem like insider trading is something that only occurs...

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The Down and Dirty of Insider Trading

Posted on August 19, 2015 by Bona Fide

Insider trading has gotten a lot of coverage in the media over the last few years. Powerful executives and television celebrities have been convicted on charges of insider trading, showing that no one is immune from this kind of conviction. Although it may seem like insider trading is something that only occurs among super rich and powerful people, the reality is that many different types...

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What Crimes Can Potentially Lead to the Death Penalty?

Posted on July 29, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Texas is infamous for its use of the death penalty. This punishment is considered the most severe legal penalty that is available in the Texas Penal Code. As such, it is only an option in the most serious of legal cases. In fact, there is only one category of crime in which the death penalty is potentially applicable. Although it is a single category, it...

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What Will Happen to Me if I Aided or Assisted a Fugitive?

Posted on July 22, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Aiding a Fugitive in Texas It is against the law in Texas to directly or indirectly participate in the commission of a crime. This may sound fairly straightforward to most people but it can have far-reaching implications. For example, many people may realize that acting as a getaway driver for a person who has committed a bank robbery is an illegal action. Some people may not...

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How Public is the Information About My Arrest? Who Can Find Out About It?

Posted on July 15, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Arrest Information When a person is placed under arrest in Texas, information about the incident can be stored in a record. Although this information is not always freely available to the public, it may still be available under certain circumstances. This type of information may be stored in several different locations. In many cases, a copy of this record will be kept on file at the county...

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Expungement: How does it work? When can it be used?

Posted on July 1, 2015 by Mintzer Law

People who have been convicted of crimes in Texas may face a lot of hardships. Many employers and landlords require applicants and potential tenants to list previous convictions on their applications. A past conviction can cause a person to be denied jobs and housing opportunities. In some cases, it may be possible for a defendant to obtain an order of expunction. If this is successful, the...

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What to Do When You’ve Been Charged with Animal Cruelty

Posted on June 17, 2015 by Mintzer Law

Texas has been enforcing animal cruelty laws for well over 100 years. Because Texas is home to many people who raise and care for livestock, this state has a history of punishing people who mistreat domesticated animals. However, animal cruelty statutes do not only apply to farm animals. The laws also apply to household pets, including some wild animals that have been captured and treated as...

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Penalties for Statutory Rape in Texas

Posted on June 3, 2015 by Mintzer Law

In Texas, statutory rape occurs whenever a victim who is between the ages of 14 and 16 has sex with someone who is more than three years older. The reason is because Texas lawmakers have determined that anyone under the age of 17 is unable to consent to sex due to a lack of maturity. Since minors under the age of 17 are incapable of...

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