Texas

Internet Law

Questioning jurisdiction, state supreme court finds Google does not have to reveal blogger’s ID

White-Collar Crime

Ex-attorney put on probation in $500K client theft now gets 10 years for drinking, practicing law

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation targeted his former office manager, her lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation, accused of planning to kill witness in felony barratry case

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’

Trials & Litigation

Judge bans live tweets by opposing counsel during deposition

Law Professors

Appeals court tosses law prof’s injury suit

Criminal Justice

Release looms for nurse, a suspected serial child killer, unless DA can prove more crimes

White-Collar Crime

Pro se attorney credits holy card for acquittal in racketeering trial, along with 2 other lawyers

Constitutional Law

Recorded jail phone calls violate 6th Amendment and cost us money, attorneys say in lawsuit

Criminal Justice

Texas lawyer is arrested in slaying

Evidence

News of DNA exoneration stuns ex-inmate who didn’t request test

Civil Procedure

Sex offender living in hotel room may challenge town’s residency restrictions, 5th Circuit says

Criminal Justice

Former judge identified as slain man found at Texas law firm

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Criminal Justice

Man charged with murder after body is found at Texas trial firm

Criminal Justice

2 men get time in conspiracy to bribe federal judge overseeing $65M money-laundering case

Trials & Litigation

Suit says law firm removed estate administrator in effort to block $2M malpractice case

Law Schools

High applications to new law school show ‘pent-up demand,’ law dean says; tuition is $14K