Tarrant County SWIFT Program

Tarrant County SWIFT Program | Tarrant County SWIFT Probation

Tarrant County SWIFT Program The Tarrant County SWIFT program is a post-plea intensive probation program that gives high-risk, high-need offenders an opportunity to change  — and immediate sanctions for violations. The program is overseen by state District Judge Mollee Westfall and is aimed at motivating noncompliant probationers to follow the rules. SWIFT, or Supervision With Intensive enForcemenT, uses a progressive …

homicide

Homicide Defense | Understanding Criminal Homicide in Texas

What is a Homicide in Texas? The Penal Code defines criminal homicide as intentionally, knowingly, recklessly, or with criminal negligence, causing the death of an individual. This definition includes the four offenses of capital murder, murder, manslaughter, and criminally negligent homicide. Criminal homicide in Texas is a definition and a category of offenses. Criminal homicide is not on its own …

federal antitrust laws

Federal Antitrust Laws | Federal Antitrust Defense | Federal Criminal Defense

Federal Antitrust Defense The antitrust laws regulating business practices are extremely complex. Our team of attorneys includes former federal prosecutors who have prosecuted and defended complex financial crimes that focus on prohibited anti-competitive business conduct. Antitrust Laws Antitrust laws are federal statutes designed to thwart perceived unfair business practices that allow businesses to control so much market share that it effectively eliminates competition. Federal antitrust …

Substitute Assets Joint Several Liability

The Draconian Intersection of Substitute Assets and Joint and Several Liability

Last week the United States Supreme Court heard arguments pertaining to the forfeiture of substitute assets of a convicted drug conspirator in Honeycutt v. United States. Substitute Assets Joint Several Liability The substitute assets provision, codified under 21 USC 853(p), allows the Government to forfeit any asset of a convicted defendant when the property that is subject to forfeiture has been …