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Drug Trafficking from Arlington, Texas to St. Croix

Posted on: April 30, 2012

The press celebrated another injustice recently in the war on drugs. Federal authorities have been applauded for shutting down “a drug trafficking operation that mailed large quantities of marijuana from several Arlington post offices to St. Croix.” When I saw the first few lines in the story about a drug trafficking operation, I ignorantly assumed […]

The Tragic Death of Myles Rascon

Posted on: April 30, 2012

It’s always sad to read an article about teen violence and unnecessary deaths, no matter what the cause. When I see articles like Trevon Martin’s death, or school shootings, it saddens my heart. It goes beyond the basic feeling of sadness when the headlines of a death come from your own backyard. The tragic death […]

Are Texas Hash Statutes Unconstitutionally Vague?

Posted on: April 10, 2012

Recent discussions of current events have directed our attention to Texas Statutes purporting to prohibit the possession of so-called “hash.” In Texas, possession of hash is classified as a felony of varying degrees of severity depending on how much is possessed by aggregate weight. In the overwhelming majority of states, simple possession for small amounts […]

Eric & Larry Discuss the Eggs & Issues Dallas Community Forum

Posted on: March 29, 2012

On March 10, 2012 Senator Royce West of the 23rd District of Texas hosted a community forum on crime called Eggs and Issues. Held at the Hitt Auditorium Methodist Dallas Medical Center, guests included Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez, Cedar Hill Police Chief Steve Rhodes & Dallas Police Chief David Brown. Deputy Director Eric Moreno […]

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