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Gamble v. United States: Supreme Court Takes Up Double Jeopardy Case
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Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jun 17 @ 11:21 am
Dual Sovereignty Reigns Over Double Jeopardy | Gamble vs. United States (2019)
Gamble vs. United States (2019) The Supreme Court handed down its decision in Gamble vs. United States (No. 17–646) on Monday in which the Court declined to...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jun 17 @ 9:25 am
New Criminal Laws | 2019 Legislative Update
?Updated: June 14, 2019 There are a number of criminal justice bills that have passed through both the House and the Senate. Some of these have already been...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     May 27 @ 5:51 pm
Benson Varghese Named 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer of Tarrant County
FORT WORTH – Benson Varghese, managing partner of the law firm Varghese Summersett , has been named the 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Tarrant County...
Fort Worth iReporter     May 9 @ 11:05 am
Benson Varghese Named 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer of Tarrant County
FORT WORTH – Benson Varghese, managing partner of the law firm Varghese Summersett , has been named the 2019 Outstanding Young Lawyer by the Tarrant County...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     May 9 @ 11:05 am
Does a DWI Felony + Wreck = Deadly Weapon Finding?
Does Accident + Felony DWI = Deadly Weapon In Couthren v. State , the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals held a person accused of felony driving while...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     May 1 @ 10:20 am
Why do DWI second charges require jail time for probated sentences?
DWI Second Offense | DWI Misdemeanor Repetition in Texas Quick Navigation DWI Second Offense | DWI Misdemeanor Repetition in Texas Jail as a...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Apr 22 @ 10:28 am
The First Step Act: What You Need to Know
In the past few months, hundreds of inmates have been released early from federal prison. Some of the released prisoners were elderly or ill, but most were just...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Apr 22 @ 9:58 am
Warrant Required for Law Enforcement to Test Blood Drawn for Medical Purposes
When do the police need a warrant to search blood in intoxication cases? The Court of Criminal Appeals handed down State v. Martinez , answering whether the...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Mar 23 @ 4:13 pm
Sims v. State: Can police obtain real-time cell site location without warrant?
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals recently went to great lengths to explain how it came to decision with a different result than the United States Supreme...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Mar 1 @ 6:43 am
Timbs v. Indiana: SCOTUS Boot on the Throat of Policing for Profit?
Timbs v. Indiana : SCOTUS Boot on the Throat of Policing for Profit? The Supreme Court, in Timbs v. Indiana , recently handed down a unanimous decision that...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 23 @ 12:07 pm
Case Analytics and the Criminal Justice System: A Look at Tarrant County
Case Analytics and the Criminal Justice System Case analytics are big business in the world of civil litigation. They help lawyers understand what cases are...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 1 @ 12:31 pm
9 Key Insights into Tarrant County Criminal Cases
We analyzed 203,866 criminal cases filed in Tarrant County over the last five years, from January 2014 through December 2018. While the Tarrant County District...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Feb 1 @ 12:31 pm
Varghese Summersett Named One of Fort Worth's Fastest Growing Companies
FORT WORTH – The law firm of Varghese Summersett has been listed as one of Fort Worth’s Fastest Growing Companies by Fort Worth Inc. magazine . The law firm...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 14 @ 3:31 pm
Contraband Smuggling: Consequences of Sneaking Items into Jail and Prison
Inmates have been smuggling prohibited or illegal items, such as drugs, tobacco, cellphones, and weapons, into jails and prison for decades. They often recruit...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Jan 3 @ 4:36 am
Can You Be Arrested for Speeding in Texas?
They say everything is bigger in Texas, and speed limits are no exception. In fact, the fastest freeway in America — with a speed limit set at 85mph — is on a...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Nov 1 @ 11:14 am
Tampering with Evidence | Fort Worth Criminal Defense
Tampering with Evidence in Texas If you followed the news last year, you may have seen that former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny was indicted in...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Oct 21 @ 2:22 pm
How to Keep the Police Out of Your iPhone | Police and Face ID
FBI agents forced a suspect to unlock their Apple iPhone using their face. While forcing you to provide an image of your face is akin to forcing you to provide...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Oct 3 @ 1:32 am
Castle Doctrine in Texas | Castle Doctrine | Castle Law in Texas
The Castle Doctrine in Texas A video going viral today shows an Abilene man getting shot and killed after an argument with his neighbors over where to dump...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Sep 20 @ 7:51 pm
Drunk Driving Accidents: Consequences You May Not Have Considered
Drunk Driving Accidents: Civil and Criminal Consequences If being pulled over for intoxicated driving is an emotional rollercoaster, being involved in a car...
Varghese Summersett PLLC     Sep 18 @ 5:04 am
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