The heavily scrutinized legal battle divided the city, but it did ultimately produce changes in school bus safety that continue to save lives today. Juan Carmona navigates the complicated legacy of the tragic accident and its aftermath.
Author: Juan P. Carmona
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Category: Social Science
A September morning in 1989 changed Alton's history forever. At 7:34 a.m., a Dr Pepper truck collided with Mission School Bus no. 6. After the bus and its occupants plunged into a water-filled caliche pit, twenty-one students lost their lives. The resulting investigation flooded the small South Texas community with reporters and lawyers. The heavily scrutinized legal battle divided the city, but it did ultimately produce changes in school bus safety that continue to save lives today. Juan Carmona navigates the complicated legacy of the tragic accident and its aftermath.
The most notorious example of such a need is now known simply as the Kentucky School Bus Crash, which occurred in 1988, when a church group from an exurb of ...
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Alton – Alton bus crash – In September 1989 an school bus fell over the ledge of a caliche pit full of water. 21 children drowned that day while struggling ...
Author: Sean Mosley
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Complete list of haunted places & history in Texas and how to ghost hunt. Have you ever dreamed of being a ghost hunter? How about visiting every haunted place in your territory? This 98 page book is everything you need to get you started in the world of ghost hunting!
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Author: Robert F. Cochran
Publisher: West Academic
Includes segments from Esquire, Legal Times, Texas Monthly, and Confessions of a Criminal Lawyer, as well as stimulating cases and law review articles. The order roughly tracks the ABA Model Rules. The casebook teaches students to think critically about the legal profession, yet avoids the cynicism that so often accompanies discussions of the profession. Includes introduction to the legal profession; the lawyer-client relationship; confidentiality and the attorney-client privilege; conflicts of interest; lawyer advocacy and its limits; business problems in the practice of law; provision of legal services; and judges.