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Abbott Suspends Law, Makes No Difference

On March 29, 2020, but a few weeks into the COVID-19 shutdown in Texas, Governor Abbott took the extraordinary step of suspending Texas law by issuing Executive Order GA-13. In what can only be explained as pandering to the Governor’s political base and as total and...

Everyone Is Not Exceptional

The systematic oppression of minorities by the criminal justice system has recently been thrust into the spotlight. This oppression is nothing new, nor are the tragic events that have cast it into the light yet again. However, it seems as though, at present, the...

Can the Government Require a Person to Wear a Mask?

Effective today, the City of Denton requires that all employees of businesses in Denton, and all customers to those businesses, wear a mask (with exceptions for those with medical issues) to help stop the dramatic rise in COVID-19 cases in Denton County and in Texas....

What Happens After Arrest

Being arrested can be an anxiety-inducing, scary event, regardless of what the arrest was for. When a person has no prior criminal history, the anxiety and stress that accompany being arrested can continue well after bonding out of jail because of a lack of...

CBD & Denton Police Department

Lest anyone doubt that CBD (and CBD oil) contains THC (and is thus illegal), the above is from an affidavit of probable cause for an arrest from May 2019. Clearly, the police recognize CBD (and CBD oil) contain THC. Be careful!

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