Mimesis Law
19 April 2021
  • Harris County: Bad Magistrates, Bad Bond Hearings

    by - Dec 8, 2016
    (Comments: 4)
    December 8, 2016 (Fault Lines) — If you are arrested and charged with a criminal offense, you may be required to post a bond to ensure your return to court. Texas has very detailed laws concerning...
  • Jailing Twitter Troll Babak Taherzadeh Goes Too Far

    by - Dec 6, 2016
    (Comments: 2)
    December 6, 2016 (Fault Lines) — If you’re on social media, there’s a good chance you’ve encountered a “troll,” someone who posts incredibly offensive and inflammatory statements just because they can. Usually the most egregious punishment...
  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Dec 2, 2016
    (Comments: 1)
    December 2, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Wow. It’s December. Holidays are ahead for everyone. If you’re reading this you’re probably thinking about the two-day holiday you’ve got coming up. That’s because it’s that most wonderful time...
  • Waving At Relatives, The Newest Detroit Felony

    by - Nov 30, 2016
    (Comments: 0)
    December 1, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Fault Lines contributors repeatedly tell you to shut up when dealing with any sort of criminal matter. Three Michigan teenagers are wishing they’d kept their mouths shut around Detroit cops...
  • Fourth Circuit To Prosecutors: No Playing The Race Card

    by - Nov 29, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    November 29, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Lawyers deal in persuasion. Part of being an effective advocate requires you learn how to sway a trier of fact to secure the best possible outcome for your side. Still,...
  • Debate: Extra Rights For Victims Strip Everyone Else Of Theirs

    by - Nov 22, 2016
    (Comments: 1)
    November 22, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Ed. Note: Following Andrew King’s post on the passage of victims’ rights laws, we charged Chris Seaton and Mario Machado with the following question: Should crime victims be given special...
  • Police Driven Retail: The Solution To Black Friday

    by - Nov 18, 2016
    (Comments: 11)
    November 18, 2016 (Fault Lines) — If someone perused Fault Lines posts during the week, it would appear as if the contributors hated cops. They don’t, and Fault Lines is proud to count a former police...
  • Fault Lines Friday Fail

    by - Nov 18, 2016
    (Comments: 3)
    November 18, 2016 (Fault Lines) —  We’re less than a week away from that time of year when carving knives, tryptophan-induced comas, and awkward dinner conversations are the norm. Fret not, dear reader, because it’s that...
  • West Coast “Gun Protection Orders” Violate Constitutional Rights

    by - Nov 17, 2016
    (Comments: 12)
    November 17, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Gun ownership is arguably one of America’s hottest and most polarizing discussion topics. As shootings pop up with alarming regularity, more and more people keep pushing for “common sense” gun...
  • Review: Twelve Absent Men

    by - Nov 15, 2016
    (Comments: 2)
    November 15, 2016 (Fault Lines) — Fault Lines’ resident TV critic, Harris County Public Defender Alex Bunin, does a wonderful job pointing out the flaws shows like “The Night Of” and “Conviction” in their depictions of...

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