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Can minors own a gun in Texas?

While minors cannot buy firearms in most cases, giving them as gifts is common, but is it legal? The answer is that it depends on the situation because the law does offer exceptions. In general, though, the Texas Law Library explains it is illegal to give a firearm to...

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Can you turn down a breath analysis test?

When an officer pulls you over on suspicion of DUI and asks you to take a breath analysis test, you may want to refuse it. You may even think that it is within your rights to do so, but this is actually incorrect. Under implied consent laws, you should not turn down a...

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What is drug scheduling?

The government controls access to substances that are dangerous or have a high potential for abuse. The Drug Enforcement Administration organizes these substances into categories based on how potentially dangerous they are versus how useful they can be for medical...

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Can you accurately guess your own BAC level?

When you hit the town for a night of drinking and partying with friends, you may feel tempted to drive yourself back if you do not feel too intoxicated. More experienced drinkers are more likely to do this, believing they "have a feel" for when they cross the point of...

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