Tag Archive: law

Apr 14 2013

Be careful of your witness

The framers of the U.S. Constitution believed that certain rights are bestowed – not by the Constitution or by man-made laws, but, rather, by God, and that those rights include life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. From that declaration, people have fought to expand that definition, to include rights in the list that are …

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Apr 01 2013

American History bill: Aiming for a more inclusive curriculum

National studies reveal that American universities falter at civic education, having forgotten Jefferson’s warning that any country expecting to be both “ignorant and free” expects “what never was and never will be.” Happily, Texas, since 1955, has required collegiate courses in American history. Unhappily, this requirement is not always followed. To correct this through clarifying …

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Jul 02 2012

Arizona’s immigration bind

Not only is SB 1070 mostly illegal, it is offensive, unjust, and truly un-American. By Raul A. Reyes Arizona Governor Jan Brewer called a news conference in Phoenix after the Supreme Court released its ruling on her state’s “papers, please” immigration law. She announced that the key components of her law “unanimously have been vindicated …

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May 28 2012

Law is lucrative

Scales of Justice

By Jimmy Isaac In an area where per capita income lags behind most other cities, Longview attorneys are among the highest paid in the nation, a new report shows. The Longview metropolitan statistical area’s 180 lawyers made an average of $153,870 in 2011, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The Longview area ranked …

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May 01 2012

Walmart’s arrogance

The Walmex bribery scandal casts a spotlight on the retail giant’s many offenses in North America. By Chris Tilly The New York Times recently dropped a bombshell about Walmart, the world’s largest retailer and biggest private U.S. employer. The Times revealed that in 2005, an internal Walmart investigation found evidence that its rapidly growing Mexican …

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Feb 14 2012

Thank you to Texas employers

By Greg Abbott Texas Attorney General More than two million Texas children are being raised by a single mother or father. In most instances, the other parent is obligated by court order to provide financial and medical support to the parent with primary custody. By deducting child support from employee paychecks, Texas employers play a …

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Aug 02 2011

Law signed to prevent sexting

By Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott A disturbing new practice known as sexting has become increasingly common among teenage children. This term is used to describe sending or receiving sexually explicit images via mobile telephones. When sexting involves images of minors it can become an issue for law enforcement, because sending or receiving sexually explicit …

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Feb 09 2011

Texas AG supports sexting prevention legislation

Under proposed law, teens must make court appearance and complete education program about sexting’s consequences. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today joined State Sen. Kirk Watson, who announced the filing of Senate Bill 407, legislation that will help curb the dangerous practice of sexting. If enacted, SB 407 would classify a sexting offense as a …

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