A Texas man's foreign drug trafficking trial has been delayed -- again.
Just about everybody these days knows that a felony conviction can follow you well into the future, affecting such diverse things as whether or not you can vote or own a gun, where you can live and what sort of job you can get.
St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday this year -- which, for many, means an extended holiday filled with lots and lots of green beer.
Most people are familiar with the idea of a plea bargain: they're essentially a deal between the prosecution and the defense that resolves a criminal case before it goes to trial. But is this kind of deal really a bargain for the defendant?
You love your children. If you are divorcing, you're probably quite conflicted about the best way to handle custody and support issues. On hand, you want to do the best you can for your children, but you also want to ensure you get to spend time with them. If your former spouse is the one who filed for divorce, chances are that you won't have custody during the divorce proceedings. Instead, you are expected to pay child support while only getting to see your children a few times a week.
A 39-year-old man from San Angelo, Texas, was sentenced to life in prison following his conviction for a single count of distribution and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine drugs.