2084 ABA Journal Texas articles.
An assistant attorney general in Texas lost his job last week after reports surfaced that he referred to Black Lives Matter protesters as “terrorists” and promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory on Twitter.
Sep 8, 2020 10:28 AM CDT
Court decisions on "business interruption" coverage are so far favoring insurers as they fight claims for lost income during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 2, 2020 1:11 PM CDT
A Texas district attorney did not violate the First Amendment when he fired the coordinator of his crime victims unit because of political disagreements, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has ruled.
Aug 31, 2020 9:47 AM CDT
A new judge will hear a Tennessee defendant’s appeal of his murder conviction after the first judge described the state’s post-conviction process as a game and said he prefers Texas procedures.
Aug 28, 2020 1:28 PM CDT
An analysis of qualified immunity cases in federal appeals courts shows significant disparities in grants of qualified immunity to police officers in excessive force cases.
Aug 25, 2020 12:17 PM CDT
A panel of three judges has ordered the federal court suspension of a criminal defense lawyer after a federal magistrate judge concluded she lied about sending text messages to a drug defendant during an intimate relationship before his arrest.
Aug 24, 2020 1:40 PM CDT
Edward Rene, the former assistant dean of admissions
at Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law, was charged Monday with theft by a public servant, for allegedly stealing almost $74,000 from the school.
Aug 11, 2020 2:00 PM CDT
Abortion restrictions should be evaluated under a new approach as a result of a June opinion by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr., a federal appeals court said Friday.
Aug 10, 2020 12:07 PM CDT
Larry McDougal, president of the State Bar of Texas, has until Sept. 24 to outline his plan to address divisions created by his online posts.
Jul 30, 2020 3:44 PM CDT
The federal government is opposing a Texas immigration lawyer’s request for an injunction to prevent warrantless border searches of his electronic devices.
Jul 28, 2020 3:30 PM CDT
Lawsuit filed for immigrant children detained at Hampton Inn
A lawyer with the Texas Civil Rights Project was forced out of a Hampton Inn hotel in McAllen, Texas, where he…
Jul 27, 2020 4:58 PM CDT
U.S. District Judge Sam Lindsay of the Northern District of Texas slammed Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and its co-counsel Wednesday for calling his interpretation of an arbitration clause “nonsensical.”
Jul 23, 2020 3:11 PM CDT
State Bar of Texas President Larry McDougal is apologizing for his online comments about Black Lives Matter that brought calls for his resignation and condemnation from other bar leaders.
Jul 13, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
A Texas judge who was wrongfully convicted can only sue one of the four prosecutors she named in a lawsuit, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Jul 10, 2020 10:59 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday night blocked a judge’s ruling that eases absentee voting requirements in Alabama for an upcoming election.
Jul 6, 2020 9:29 AM CDT
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