Blog Posts in December, 2015

  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 It looks like Christmas came early for about 3,000 prisoners at the Washington state prison. In July of 2002, there was a state Supreme Court ruling that "required the Corrections Department to apply good- behavior credits" in the county jail to the state prison sentences ( McCallister ). The problem with this ruling was ...
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  • Tim Powers Law Offices of Tim Powers, Denton, Texas 940.483.8000 Two-years ago, 16-year- old Ethan Couch (currently 18-years-old) killed a family of four while driving drunk. Couch was then let off easy and was given 10 years probation instead of being charged with intoxication manslaughter, which is a penalty of up to 20 years in the penitentiary. Couch, a juvenile at the time of his incident, ...
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