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  • Link Between Drugs & Crime
    Link Between Drugs & Crime

    There are a number of ways that drugs are linked to crime in Texas and throughout the United States. In the U.S., it’s illegal to possess, use, manufacture, sell or distribute drugs that have a high ...

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  • Age of Consent in Texas
    Age of Consent in Texas

    The “age of consent” refers to the legal age to have sexual intercourse. If you are interested in a younger person, or if you are dating someone who is younger than you, it’s a good idea to find out ...

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  • Penalties for Rape in Texas
    Penalties for Rape in Texas

    We’re all familiar with the term “rape” and what it implies, so how does the state of Texas punish those who commit the offense of rape? Instead of rape, Texas uses the term “ sexual assault ” which ...

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  • What is Date Rape?
    What is Date Rape?

    While date rape can apply to people of all ages, more often than not, it’s teens and college students who are accused of date rape. Since the whole concept of “date rape” can be confusing for high ...

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  • Is Assault in Texas a Felony?
    Is Assault in Texas a Felony?

    Each state has created its own language in reference to violent crimes. You may be familiar with the terms assault and battery , which are the most common terms used for violent or assaultive ...

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  • What Are the Penalties for Rape in Texas?
    What Are the Penalties for Rape in Texas?

    In Texas, the term “sexual assault” is used in place of the word rape; this term is not uncommon and many states use sexual assault to describe rape. Texas splits the offense into two categories: ...

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