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March 2014
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Wednesday, March 12th, 2014
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24 | Pictures from the Prairie Dog Lawyers Advanced Criminal Law Seminar - By Chuck Lanehart
26 | Representing the Sovereign Citizen - By Melissa L. Shearer & Christina M. Koenig
32 | Five Things You Need to Know About the Texas SR-22 (A Peek Behind the Insurance Curtains) - By Jay Freeman
Representing the Sovereign Citizen
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

On a Sunday afternoon, Maris Crane1 was pulled over by the Austin police for failing to show proper Texas registration stickers on her car. When the officer asked her for identification, she refused multiple times, telling the officer that she would not give him her driver’s license because he did not have any authority over her. Ms.

Five Things You Need to Know  About the Texas SR-22
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

In addition to being a proud member of Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, I am also a Texas insurance agent who has specialized in the issuance of the Texas SR-22 form for over 30 years.

List of Useful Websites for Texas: Free Legal Research
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

The following list of useful websites for criminal law practi­tioners in Texas is by no means complete or authoritative. It is really just the result of my law professor sister in Massachusetts trying to teach me to be a better researcher. There is also a wealth of information out on the internet on various practitioners’ websites and blogs.

Keep On Keepin’ On...
Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

We signed up for a reason. It is not about the money. We are severely underpaid to begin with. We accept that. We signed up because we believe in an ideal. That everyone—no matter financial means, race, creed, education, lifestyle—deserves the best representation possible. We fight injustice—even systemic injustice.

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