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Blog Posts in July, 2013

Marijuana Farm & $125,000 in Plants Destroyed by Harris County Authorities After Anonymous Tip

Houston-Criminal-Defense_02-1000-ffccccccWhite-3333-0.20.3-1Acting on an anonymous tip, local law enforcement officers from several area agencies shut down a Marijuana farm earlier this week. The farm was growing a number of plants with an estimated value of more than $125,000.

Although grow house and cultivation…

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Rice University & South Texas College of Law to Offer Class on Marijuana Policy

The battle over the legalization of marijuana is as strong and conflicting as ever in the United States. Last week on July 1 – the first day of the new fiscal year – Colorado officials from the state Department of Revenue announced a number of laws and regulations regarding the…

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The Importance of Experienced Representation for Federal Crimes

When charged with a criminal offense, defendants may face prosecution for violating state or federal law. In most cases, acts and offenses made illegal by state law are also illegal under federal law. As a majority of cases are handled by state courts, however, federal charges are often reserved for…

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