People have strong beliefs about what should happen once a dog is declared legally dangerous. Some think the dog should be immediately put down to end the threat to innocent people, other dogs, and livestock.
Others believe that the dog should have a chance to rehabilitate. Texas law gives dangerous dogs a lot of leeway.
Creative landlords can find any "emergencies" if they are motivated to snoop. I love the motion sensor and internet-enabled cameras I install around any rented unit. If the landlord comes in when I'm not there, I want to know why.
In addition, Section 544.011 of the code states that a driver shall comply with any lawful order or direction given by a police officer. The officer has the legal authority to require a motor vehicle driver to roll down their window as part of a lawful order or direction during a traffic stop.
Nothing is worse than going out to eat and ending up with a big surprise when you get the final bill. More and more diners are seeing the prices on the menu and assuming that is the price.
That is not always entirely the case. That is where automatic gratuities and service fees come in.
Legally speaking, the areas around your home are called the curtilage. The curtilage has the same constitutional privacy protections as your home. To enter this area, the police need to have either a Search Warrant or Warrant of Arrest.