Texas has nine law ABA accredited law schools, providing potential students with the opportunity to find the school that is right for them. Those schools are mostly concentrated in the state’s cities though a couple fall outside of that zone. In the city of Houston, there’s the University of Houston, South Texas College of Law, and Texas Southern University. In Dallas, a student might spend big to go to Southern Methodist University or he might drive just north to Texas Wesleyan University. Austin has the University of Texas, while Read the rest of this entry »
Published by: admin on March 20th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized
Whether you use the web to look into TXU Electricity Rates in Addison or provisional cases in Austin you know Texas has a wide range of online educational opportunities. If you’re interested in getting your law degree in Texas, however, you’ve got to head to a brick-and-mortar schoolhere are a few of the state’s best law programs:
University of Texas – The school of law in Austin is one of the most revered in the country and for good reason. The program’s a hallmark of the university and it’s got thousands of students passing the bar each month. It’s a great option for just out of college law school applicants.
Baylor Law – Baylor is a bit tougher to get into than some of its counterparts and for good reason. It’s a great school with a stellar academic reputation and it has flexible class times that work well for older students, too.
South Texas College of Law – If you’ve had a hard time getting into one of the big-name schools consider applying to smaller but equally admired South Texas. They’ve got all sorts of programs for adult students and a great public policy program.
Published by: admin on January 31st, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized
As I see it, law enforcement at the local level in Texas is the responsibility of the local police chief. Because of limited resources, local law enforcement officers must prioritize law enforcement. Sometimes illegal immigration is a lesser priority than prostitution or drug law enforcement. Or another police chief from a different part of Texas thinks illegal immigration is the number one priority in his jurisdiction. This is how it should be. Local police chiefs know what is best for their community. And somebody has Read the rest of this entry »
Published by: admin on July 23rd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized
The Texas Constitution guarantees the rights of the citizens of Texas. The Texas Constitution consists of 17 articles. Article 1 is the Texas Bill of Rights. The articles of the Texas Constitution cover a broad range of liberties. The Constitution outlines the responsibilities and limitations of the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of the government. The articles of the Texas Constitution cover areas such as the right to vote, taxes, education and taxation.
The Statutes of the State of Texas contain the laws that were enacted by the state legislature. The Texas Statutes regulate a wide range of activities within the State Read the rest of this entry »
Published by: admin on July 19th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized
Since 1992 the rate of imprisonment in the U.S. has risen by 45. In Texas the rate has increased by 100. Texas also has executed more inmates than any other state. Since 1819 until July 2011 1,222 inmates have been executed. Capital murder is usually the only crime punishable by death except Texas has added aggravated sexual assault on a child by a person who has previously been convicted of that same crime. Texas also allows for a person charged as an accessory to a capital murder to Read the rest of this entry »
Published by: admin on July 16th, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized
The current governor of Texas is Rick Perry (Republican), in office since 2000. Governors are elected to terms of four years with no term limits. Until Perry, no governor had served more than seven-and-a-half consecutive years.
The Texas Legislature, like every state except Nebraska, has a bicameral legislature. This means there are two chambers: the House of Representatives and the Senate. The Texas House has 150 members–currently, 101 Republicans and 49 Democrats. Each is elected for a two-year term and represents roughly 113,000 people.I found some more information here. Read the rest of this entry »