Zinzow Law

Supreme Court rulings reshape penalties for young offenders

Among the U.S. Supreme Court’s many rulings on juveniles and crime, several big cases over the last dozen years have narrowed the instances in which those who commit offenses under age 18 can be subject to the harshest penalties. A look at these recent cases: ___ ROPER V. SIMMONS This decision banned the death penalty […]

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What Happens If You Falsify Divorce Documents?

You don’t always have to tell the truth. And you generally can’t be sued for little white lies, like telling your spouse you’d do the dishes without following through, or saying you’re “just going out for some cigarettes.” But court is one of those places where lying will get you into serious trouble. And even […]

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Top Legal Considerations Before Signing Your First Commercial Lease

One of the biggest first steps for your small business, right after crafting a business plan and tracking down funding, is securing your space. And whether you’re looking for offices, retail, or manufacturing, signing your first commercial lease can have an enormous impact on the future of your business, from your brand to your bottom […]

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Supreme Court stays lower court order on Texas redistricting

The US Supreme Court on Monday stayed a lower federal court order invalidating two congressional districts. The US District Court for the Western District of Texas had found Districts 27 and 35 invalid pursuant to the Voting Rights Act and the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution, after finding that the two districts were drawn with […]

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