Federal Gun Ban After State Family Violence Convictions

Tarrant County Family Violence Gun Cases

The United States Supreme Court handed down its decision in United States v. Castleman today, which addresses the federal prohibition on gun possession for individuals who have convictions for “misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.” Disagreeing with the District Court and the Sixth Circuit, the Supreme Court ruled that a conviction for a simple domestic assault results in a federal […]

10 Things I Learned as a Juror

Ten Things I Learned as a Juror: A Criminal Prosecutor’s Perspective on Being a Civil Juror Even though I’ve tried over one hundred jury trials as a prosecutor, I learn something new every time I try a case. As is the case with most trial attorneys, I love being in trial; it’s the one place […]