Texas

Constitutional Law

Top Texas court strikes law allowing warrantless alcohol test, says it violates 4th Amendment

Criminal Justice

DA’s men accused of stealing rare comics forfeited by in-house lawyer jailed in $9M theft scheme

Criminal Justice

Former prosecutor talks of living in fear after slayings of Texas DA and senior colleague

Criminal Justice

10 years after fatal accident, conviction is reversed; GM knew its car was to blame but kept quiet

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer handcuffed at ATM sues police for alleged racial profiling

Corporate Law

Think tank sues Winstead for $1M, says firm helped CEO secretly settle with worker by promoting her

Entertainment & Sports Law

Adrian Peterson of Vikings suspended without pay for rest of season after plea in child-abuse case

Accident and Injury Law

Woman whose 4 pit bulls killed neighbor’s dog, in its own yard, sues neighbor for $1M

Trials & Litigation

Billionaire’s fraud suit says lawyer transferred $49M for space flight venture to offshore company

Death Penalty

ABA president asks Texas governor for stay to consider inmate’s competence for execution

Law Schools

Lawmaker proposes another University of Texas law school

Trials & Litigation

Family of Ebola patient initially not admitted has settled with Dallas hospital

Trials & Litigation

Lawmaker wins election, is convicted of lesser counts in barratry case, then wins a mistrial

Trials & Litigation

Murder defendant loses jail cell computer over claims he worked on other inmates’ cases

Consumer Law

Threatened patent suits amounted to deceptive tactics, FTC alleges; law firm and client settle

Business of Law

Willkie Farr plants flag in Houston, its first new US office since 1981

Prosecutors

Dallas County DA known for exposing wrongful convictions loses to GOP challenger

Death Penalty

Lawyers for death-row inmate say they learned of execution date in news article

Criminal Justice

Lawyer posted viral YouTube video of police ‘rape joke’ captured on dashcam

First Amendment

Former staff attorney for Texas appeals court sues chief justice over firing