Texas Man Convicted of Killing Neighbor Despite Stand Your Ground Defense

by RyanD August 10, 2012 Criminal Law

A Texas jury convicted 46-year-old Raul Rodriguez of murder for shooting his unarmed neighbor in a dispute in 2010. Rodgriguez claimed that he was acting in self-defense according to the state’s version of a “stand your ground” law. Rodriguez Invokes Stand Your Ground Defense The dispute arose when Rodriguez became upset due to the level […]

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Criminal footballers: Right to return?

by Ralli May 24, 2012 Criminal Law

Luke McCormick is to pick up where he left off it appears, and will once again enjoy the trappings of a footballer’s lifestyle. In my view, the footballer existence is what led Mr McCormick to the steps of the court and ultimately to the gates of the prison he spent a short time in. His […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blawg

by Legal Author September 13, 2011 Accident Claims

A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or your […]

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