Texas

Criminal Justice

High-paid city attorney is accused of securing bribes for city officials to approve his contract

Legal Marketing

Viral ads launch young attorney into role in Taco Bell’s Super Bowl product promotion

Business of Law

Southern firm triples Austin, Texas, office by acquiring Taube Summers

Civil Procedure

Suit by cheerleaders who sued over Bible banners isn’t moot, Texas high court rules

Trials & Litigation

Lawyers for indicted activists behind Planned Parenthood videos blame ‘runaway grand jury’

Legal Ethics

Judge fines prominent lawyer $133,000 for alleged push poll before trial

Criminal Justice

Grand jury investigating Planned Parenthood instead indicts creators of undercover videos

Education Law

Texas eighth-grader suspended after leaving classroom with student who was having asthma attack

Labor & Employment

Former law librarian sues Texas school, alleging racial, gender discrimination

Court Security

Texas courthouse gun bans are being reconsidered based on state AG’s opinions

Criminal Justice

Houston lawyer and his son are set on fire; man is charged

Legal Ethics

Reprimand of federal judge for conduct toward court worker ‘far too lenient,’ lawyer says in appeal

Law Firms

Orrick to open Houston office with 20 lateral partners from a half-dozen firms

Constitutional Law

Texas lawyer files suit to see if Ted Cruz is a ‘natural born citizen’ qualified to be president

Criminal Justice

Taking selfie with Lady Justice atop courthouse put man behind bars, sheriff says

Careers

2 attorneys, partners in law and life, seek 1 judicial seat in opposing primaries

Law Firms

Debt-collection law firm to pay $3.4M to settle class action

Legal Ethics

Texas governor opposes plan to deny CLE credit for program on Christian ethical perspectives

Legislation & Lobbying

Are zoos exempt under new Texas open-carry laws?

Criminal Justice

‘Affluenza’ teen’s mom will return to Texas for prosecution