Matt Sharp

Matthew Kelly Sharp (born September 22, 1969) is a founding member and former bassist for the band Weezer. In 1994, he started a band called The Rentals and released their debut album shortly after Weezer's first release, their second album in 1999, and an EP in 2007. In addition, he has released one full length album and one EP as a solo artist.During his time with Weezer he was known for his warm and fuzzy tone of his bass guitar and his falsetto background vocal abilities. During live performances he was the one that usually moved around on the stage the most, performing jumps, dances and slides. Sharp is left handed but plays bass right handed.
Posts about Matt Sharp
  • Dismissal or Withdrawal of a Criminal Charge

    … a ruling on the legitimacy of a conviction. For example, if Robert was convicted of possessing two ounces of methamphetamines, he may be sent to prison. However, on appeal it is revealed that two police officers falsified documents in order to obtain a search warrant. Therefore, any illegal drugs that they seized with that warrant are deemed…

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  • Trio Makes off with $418,793 from Casino

    … player’s names were being used to commit fraud. Criminal Conspiracy The most complex criminal charge stems from the most complicated portion of this case. A charge of criminal conspiracy can be filed if: Two or more people agree to work together to commit a felony offense Those people commit an overt act in an attempt to accomplish their goal…

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  • “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated

    … “Affluenza” Teen Being Investigated Posted by Matthew Sharp under Criminal Law, DWI/DUI, Probation December 16, 2015 The Case of the “Affluenza” Teen In 2013, a Texas teenager named Ethan Couch made headlines after he was involved in a fatal crash after consuming alcohol. Many people were outraged after the teenager was punished with a sentence…

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  • What Constitutes Public Intoxication?

    … is to hire a defense attorney. An attorney can explain the process of a public trial and what to expect in a courtroom. Additionally, a lawyer may be able to negotiate with a judge in order to secure a plea bargain. A plea bargain may allow a defendant to plead guilty to a less serious charge. If this strategy is successful, the defendant may avoid…

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  • Hit and Runs: What You Should Know

    … where it occurs, leaving the scene of an accident may have long-lasting consequences. Being convicted of hit and run in Texas can have severe legal consequences, including charges of felony or misdemeanor. A vehicle collision that results in death or serious injury can bring felony charges if the responsible driver leaves the scene. These…

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  • I Was Arrested for DWI – Now What?

    … I Was Arrested for DWI – Now What? Posted by Matthew Sharp under DWI/DUI June 17, 2015 After being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated in Texas, people may wonder what will happen next. The state of Texas takes DWI cases very seriously. A conviction for Driving While Intoxicated can have serious, long-term consequences. Knowing what happens…

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  • Texas Statutory Rape Laws and Penalties

    … Texas Statutory Rape Laws and Penalties Posted by Matthew Sharp under Sex Crimes June 11, 2015 In Texas, statutory rape is defined as sexual activity between a person who is aged 18 or older and a person who is younger than 17 years of age. Under the law, this kind of sexual activity is illegal even if both parties give their consent to engage…

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