Can My Facebook Page Be Used Against Me in Criminal Sentencing?

October 3rd, 2018 by Tad Nelson in Criminal Defense

Under Texas criminal law, a judge or jury may consider a defendant’s gang affiliation when determining a sentence. Gang membership is relevant as evidence of a defendant’s overall character. But what about a situation where the prosecution cannot show the defendant belonged to a specific gang, but nevertheless acted in a manner consistent with gang […]

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