criminal law

Sep 10, 2018

Was the Dallas Cop Who Killed Her Neighbor Given Special Treatment? Not Necessarily. (Dallas Observer)

2019-11-06T20:26:09+00:00September 10th, 2018|General Criminal Defense, Whalen Law Office News|

Article by Christian McPhate, originally published in Dallas Observer, Sept. 10, 2018 Three days passed before Texas Rangers sought a manslaughter charge against Amber Guyger, the off-duty Dallas police officer who police say mistakenly shot and killed her 26-year-old neighbor. Commenters on social media, however, [...]

May 16, 2014

Frisco Criminal Attorney: Fight Over Hotel Registry Access

2019-11-06T20:24:17+00:00May 16th, 2014|General Criminal Defense, Whalen Law Office News|

More than 70 cities across the U.S. share a similar law that permits police officials to search hotel and motel guest registries without a court order or the proprietor's permission. Police officials argue that registries can contain information valuable in combating prostitution, gambling, drug dealing—even [...]