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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 When you think of firefighters, you think of bravery and courage. You normally have such high respect for the men and women who risk their lives for our safety. But then you hear of incidents such as the one I'm about to talk to you about, and you feel somewhat embarrassed that this would happen. Recently in Ellis County, five ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 April 15, 2013, is a day that many American will remember for the rest of their lives. What started as a supportive, family fun day turned out to be a day of tragedy. On this day, two slow cooker bombs were set off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killing 3 and injuring several civilians. The people responsible for the ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Seven and a half years ago, Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were accused of stabbing Knox's 21-year-old roommate, Meredith Kercher to death. This case has been a very long but very interesting case. It has also been a very difficult case due to the fact the she was a U.S. citizen being charged with a crime ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently, we have been following the incident that happened with the Sigma Alpha Epsilon chapter at the University of Oklahoma. For those of you who are not aware, let us give you the background. A few weeks ago, the president of OU took action after a video of SAE students chanting racial slurs was released. Effective immediately, ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Last Tuesday, Edie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole for the capital murders of American Sniper Chris Kyle and Kyle's friend Chad Littlefield. This two-week trial had quite a number of twists and turns. It started with trying to find an impartial jury for Routh. It was hard to find a jury that was ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Attention! The City of Denton has now officially passed an ordinance that officially took place this past Monday, February 16, 2015. The City of Denton has made it illegal to have your phone in your hand while driving throughout the city. This includes texting, GPS, writing emails, checking emails, looking at photos, taking a ...
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  • What You May Not Know About DWI Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 1. Although DWI stands for Driving While Intoxicated – Driving Isn’t Necessarily Driving The elements of a Texas DWI require that the State prove a person was “operating” a motor vehicle in a public place while intoxicated. Driving and Operating are two different things. Whether ...
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  • Hazing- Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas

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    Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 For years now, hazing has been a big issue here in the United States. According to stophazing.org, more than half of college students involved in clubs, teams and organizations experience hazing. Statistics also show that 47% of students have experienced hazing prior to coming to college. Stophazing.org also states that alcohol ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Have you ever been driving around and seen a police car and wish that you knew they were there or been aware of traffic congested areas, etc? Well recently Google developed a mobile application called Waze that is supposed to help navigate traffic. This app consists of benchmarks in which people can tag the location of parked police ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Imagine standing in your home and a law enforcement officer coming to the front of your house. They then begin using some sort of radar that detects people and movement in your house all while they are still standing in front of your house. Well, this piece of equipment that is capable of doing that and more has become a new reality: ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 There is another kind of threat out there that is costing the city money; a threat commonly known as "swatting" and "misuse of 911 emergency call systems". This week, 34-year-old Jason Neff was arrested and sentenced to five years in prison by a federal judge for making fake 911 calls. Neff was also ordered to pay ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 A few weeks ago, Michael Grimm, U.S. Representative for New York's 11 th Congressional District, announced his resignation after pleading guilty to a felony tax evasion charge. He was indicted back in April on 20 different counts relating to his health food restaurants, false tax returns, mail fraud, wire fraud, perjury and ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 In one of our latest blogs, we discussed about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. But recently the Dallas, another official was arrested for a similar reason. The Dallas assistant District Attorney was charged with a DWI. Justin Moore was arrested for a DWI after police saw ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 The year 2015 is said to be one of the most interesting years. With all our advancements and setbacks made in previous years, American's are hopeful that this year will be different. In order to start off the New Year here are a couple of new laws that have passed for 2015. First I would like to talk about the new laws that are ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Two people whose names have yet to be released were robbed at CastleRock apartment complex in Denton. One of the suspects is said to be former Euless Trinity High School's superstar Terrence Neal Tusan, who currently plays football for Howard University in Washington D.C. The second out of the three suspects is Jakobi Dimon ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 We have been following this case for a while now in order to see the verdict. Eric Williams was sentenced to death last week. It started off when District Attorney Mike McLelland and his assistant Mark Hasse prosecuted Williams for stealing computer equipment from Kaufman County, back in 2012. Williams ended up loosing his job as a ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Image courtesy of Google.com. We recently discussed about the UVA rape allegations and how more universities were being put in the spotlight for their non-prevention of sexual assault. Here is another case taking place locally that shows that this is very serious and should be taken care of. We have talked a little about sexual ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently we just talked about the alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia. We talked about the sensitivity of the issue and how universities need to be more proactive to prevent these types of cases. We have to acknowledge the fact that there are numerous of false rape allegations each year that make these cases hard to ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Recently on the news, there have been several reports about the South Texas 13 th court of appeals judge that failed her field sobriety test back in July. Nora Longoria was pulled over for speeding in the Rio Grande Valley City. She was going 69 mph in a 55 mph speed zone area. The officer did a field sobriety test on her, which she ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Warning: Contains sensitive material. The University of Virginia is temporarily suspending all Greek Life until January 9 th. The suspension took place after a Rolling Stones article that claimed a student was ganged rape after being invited to a fraternity party. College is an exciting place for some, but for others it is a scary ...
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