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Entries from August 2005

Dallas Jail: Here We Go Again

August 17th, 2005 · 2 Comments

Inmate’s water cut for 4 days Dallas County: Jail investigating guard’s apparent rules violation 07:25 AM CDT on Wednesday, August 17, 2005 By JAMES M. O’NEILL / The Dallas Morning News A mentally ill inmate at the Dallas County Jail was left in his cell without running water for four days this month after a […]

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If You Can’t Argue the Facts: Observer Story Re: Jail

August 12th, 2005 · No Comments

If You Can’t Argue the Facts… Plus: Every Picture Tells a StoryPublished: Thursday, August 4, 2005Dallas Observer, Matt Pulle If You Can’t Argue the Facts…County commissioners go to comical lengths to suppress jail study Last March, George Rodrigue, the managing editor of The Dallas Morning News, received a rather stern letter from a high-paid private […]

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Recent Virginia DWI Case:Law Unconstitutional

August 12th, 2005 · No Comments

DUI law ruled unconstitutionalVa. presumes guilt if blood-alcohol level is 0.08, a judge says BY MATTHEW BARAKATTHE ASSOCIATED PRESS Aug 12, 2005 McLEAN — A Fairfax County judge has ruled that key components of Virginia’s drunken-driving laws are unconstitutional, citing an obscure, decades-old U.S. Supreme Court decision that could prompt similar challenges nationwide. Virginia’s law […]

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New DWI Case-Field Sobriety Tests

August 11th, 2005 · No Comments

COURT OF APPEALS DECISION DATED AND FILED January 12, 2005 Cornelia G. Clark Clerk of Court of Appeals This opinion is subject to further editing. If published, the official version will appear in the bound volume of the Official Reports. A party may file with the Supreme Court a petition to review an adverse decision […]

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DMN Continues Scrutiny of Dallas Jail-Jim O’Neill

August 2nd, 2005 · No Comments

7/25/2005 Day: Monday PTHE DALLAS MORNING NEWSCounty jail escapes feds’ eyeDallas: Officials say probe isn’t needed, but critics welcome it JAMES M. O’NEILLStaff WriterMETRO Zone: DALLAS Edition: SECOND Column Name: Series: Page Number: 1B Word Co Just as in Dallas, county jails in Los Angeles, Santa Fe, N.M., Memphis, Tenn., Baltimore, Long Island, N.Y., and […]

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Excellent Federal Venue Motion

August 2nd, 2005 · No Comments

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTSOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXASHOUSTON DIVISION UNITED STATES OF AMERICA V. CRIM. NO. H-04-27-4 ARMANDO SANTOS CESAR SANCHEZ DEFENDANTS’ MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR INSTURCTED VERDICT COMES NOW, Armando Santos and Cesar Sanchez, Defendants, by and through their respective attorneys and present this Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion […]

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