Month: February 2019

When is cyberbullying a crime?

When a person teases or consistently offends or intimidates another in person, it is known as bullying. The act of bullying often is seen as synonymous with the behavior of school-age children and can be considered as harmless. However, this is simply not the case....

Is a hate crime a federal or state offense?

Most crimes in the U.S. are prosecuted on the state level under state laws. This includes hate crimes and each state has its own version of hate crime legislation. There are also federal hate crime laws, but unless the circumstances are extraordinary, federal...

What are the laws on weapons in Texas?

Texas is known for its relatively unrestricted laws regarding gun control and the possession of weapons. However, there are still limits to what types of weapons are legal to own or carry.It is vital that any weapons owner who is in the state of Texas, whether...