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Houston, TX 77046

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Dallas, TX 75240

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  • Published: November 10, 2021

Recently and extending back decades, thousands of people have been injured or killed in concert or other event venues due to poor crowd control. Most could have been avoided if the parties involved had taken proper steps to safeguard eventgoers. On Friday Nov. 5 at the Travis Scot Astroworld concert in Houston, poor crowd control was apparent at 2 p.m.…Read More

  • Published: June 23, 2020

COVID-19 and the ensuing economic fallout continues to ravage across the landscape as weeks of shutdowns and shelter in place orders have turned into months. While there is some glimmer that more economic activity is starting to resume, it is undeniable that the economic fervor and general sense of consumer and institutional confidence present at the beginning of 2020 has…Read More

  • Published: June 17, 2020

COVID-19 continue to persist in Harris County. The Harris County District Clerk’s Office (DCO) still considers the COVID-19 virus to be a public health threat. However, it is working hard to move forward with re-opening the justice system. The DCO is open by appointment only starting today, June 15. Unique emails have been created for communication with the various departments.…Read More

  • Published: June 4, 2020

First and foremost, our hearts go out to anyone who has been impacted by COVID-19. Our office recognizes that the global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all our families, communities, businesses, and daily lives. During this time, we would like to update the public on our office and local courts who have likewise been affected by the pandemic. One way that…Read More

  • Published: May 13, 2020

The onslaught of COVID-19 has shattered the very fabric by which we live, work, and play. Nations, businesses, and individuals alike around the world have been grappled with the realities of human tragedy. The virus’ human toll is undeniably the most readily apparent and immediately devastating. However, long after the last case of the virus abates, the even more pervasive…Read More

  • Published: August 1, 2018

Responding to a Search Warrant By Gregory W. Marcum, managing attorney Marcum PC Introduction to Search Warrants in Simple Terms A search warrant is a legal document signed by a state or federal judge to compel a landowner to allow law enforcement officials to enter and search certain property of a citizen or corporate entity.  Normally warrants are supported by an…Read More

  • Published: July 11, 2018

Bitcoins and the Law, Part IV “Bitcoin Regulation” By: Raphael Qiu There are a number of different statutes that regulate virtual currencies like Bitcoin. At the federal level, Article 1 Section 8 of the Constitution grants the federal government the power to “coin money, regulate the value thereof, and of foreign Coin…” This could be applied to Bitcoin since it…Read More

  • Published: July 3, 2018

Bitcoins and the Law, Part III “Bitcoin Legitimacy” By: Raphael Qiu Are bitcoins legal? The answer is generally yes as long as you are using it for legal purposes though a few countries have banned it outright. In the US, bitcoins are currently regulated by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and at the state level. Here in Texas, the general…Read More

  • Published: June 26, 2018

Bitcoins and the Law, Part II “Bitcoin Advantages and Disadvantages” By: Raphael Qiu There are a number of key advantages to Bitcoin that are intrinsic to its decentralized and versatile nature. Although Bitcoins are not attached to fiat currencies, they can be purchased through Bitcoin currency exchanges using fiat currencies. In addition, Bitcoins can be generated by “mining” in which…Read More

  • Published: June 18, 2018

Bitcoins and the Law, Part I “Introduction to Virtual Currencies” By: Raphael Qiu You may have heard that Bitcoin reached an all-time high of $19,783.06 on December 17, 2017. This peak was caused by increasing popularity among Asian consumers, but the value has significantly dropped in recent weeks.  This drop occurred due to formal investigations of a number of bitcoin exchanges. In spite of the uncertainty resulting from these investigations, more companies, online sites, and marketplaces are…Read More

  • Published: November 1, 2016

Law Blog rounds up the morning’s legal news: Rolling Stone defamation trial: Attorneys for Rolling Stone, its publisher and author Sabrina Rubin Erdely are squaring off in federal court in Charlottesville on Monday against a former University of Virginia dean suing the magazine for defamation. Sabrina Rubin Erdely are squaring off in federal court in Charlottesville on Monday against a…Read More

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