austindefender

Criminal defense in Austin Texas.

Field Sobriety Tests – HGN

| January 21, 2009

If you get pulled over by the police, the last words you want to hear are, “Please step out of the car.”  (With or without the “please”.) In Austin, the police use a standardized form, which later becomes the basis for the PC affidavit, (or “Affidavit for Warrant of Arrest and Detention”) when they’re investigating [...]

Hamas Is Now Our Army

| January 21, 2009

“Hamas is now our army, the only ones fighting to defend the Palestinian people,” said Gaza resident Ahmed al-Sultan, standing outside the rubble of the north Gaza City home his family has lived in for 40 years. “I saw how they fight, their courage and their sacrifice, and so I’ve changed my opinion about them.”  [...]