Texas

Criminal Justice

Securities allegations against Texas attorney general will be presented to grand jury

Constitutional Law

Divided US Supreme court votes 5-4 to freeze Texas abortion law as it mulls whether to hear appeal

Religious Law

County clerks, judges with religious qualms can refuse to issue gay marriage licenses, Texas AG says

Corporate Law

BigLaw firms must face receiver’s suit over client’s $7B Ponzi scheme, federal judge rules

Evidence

State bar accuses DA and chief drug prosecutor of not doing enough to address drug-test issue

Law Firms

Bickel and Brewer part ways; their firm will now be known as Brewer

Civil Procedure

Top Texas court OKs same-sex divorce, says state AG lacked standing

Civil Rights

Fatal attack on black Bible-study group resonates on 150th anniversary of ‘Juneteenth’

Criminal Justice

Feds arrest 243 in record $712M health care billing-fraud bust

U.S. Supreme Court

Texas’ rejection of Confederate flag license plate didn’t violate First Amendment, SCOTUS rules

Cybersecurity

Feds probe Cardinals officials for alleged hacking of Astros database

Criminal Justice

Asked to appeal capital sentence, BigLaw lawyer gets pro bono client freed from prison

Legal Ethics

Ex-prosecutor is disbarred for his role in capital murder conviction of innocent man

Family Law

Woman who is 92 adopts her cousin

Criminal Justice

NAACP seeks US probe of McKinney police after pool party response

Constitutional Law

Res judicata dooms challenge to surgical center provision of Texas abortion law, 5th Circuit says

Law Firms

Barnes & Thornburg opens Dallas office with 2 partners from Gardere Wynne

Judiciary

Top judge is first ‘Tweeter Laureate’ in Texas, and perhaps the entire country

Criminal Justice

Despite claim of innocence, longtime inmate of death row in Texas is executed

Tort Law

Man sues funeral home after wife’s casket somehow exits concrete vault and floats away in flood