How To Vote By Mail In Texas

Voting by mail has become a widely discussed topic this year. With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many have advocated for the practice, however, others believe voting by mail could lead to potential voter fraud. Because there are many different considerations at play when it comes to mail-in voting, it’s important to understand the practice, how […]


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Damages and the Texas Tort Claims Act

In previous posts, we’ve discussed both sovereign and qualified immunity, and what these specific legal doctrines entail. These laws ultimately work to shield law enforcement and other state and federal government officials from liability; however, there are exceptions, one of which being how it pertains to the Texas Tort Claims Act. Understanding what it means […]


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What is Sovereign Immunity?

In a previous blog, we discussed the history and controversy surrounding qualified immunity. While concerns surround qualified immunity, many have also raised questions over sovereign immunity as well. Knowing how sovereign immunity came to be, as well as how it relates to qualified immunity can help keep the public informed on their legal rights and […]


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What is Qualified Immunity?

As protests continue across the nation in response to police brutality and racial inequality, more and more Americans are coming to question the law. One particular aspect that has garnered vast scrutiny during this time is the doctrine of qualified immunity. While this isn’t the first time this specific legal doctrine has come under fire, […]


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How Protesters Can Protect Themselves

Ongoing protests against police brutality and racial inequality continue across the nation following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless other Black Americans. While this rise in civil unrest has already led to legal changes in some states, protesters are finding themselves arrested during these often-peaceful events. Because of this, it’s […]


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Everything You Need To Know About Fiduciary Duty

A fiduciary duty is the strictest duty of care recognized by the legal system. Because of this, it is incredibly important that fiduciaries fulfill their responsibilities correctly and faithfully. Many people would be surprised by how broadly fiduciary duty can be applied and how unintentional actions could cause a breach. Here is everything you need to know about fiduciary duty, whether you were appointed a fiduciary or principal (the party to whom the fiduciary owes a duty).


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