2026 ABA Journal Texas articles.
Two state attorneys general have told abortion providers that abortions cannot be performed under state orders to delay nonessential and elective surgeries.
Mar 24, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
The highest criminal appeals court in Texas delayed the execution of a Texas inmate on Monday after his lawyer argued that gathering so many people could create a risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus.
Mar 18, 2020 10:28 AM CDT
The ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has found that the embattled Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law remains out of compliance with a key admissions standard. The section council has also asked the school to appear at its May meeting as it determines "whether to impose sanctions, including removal of approval."
Mar 4, 2020 1:02 PM CST
South Carolina LGBTQ students fight for equality in sexual education
Eli Bundy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Charleston County School of the Arts in South Carolina, is the leader of the…
Mar 2, 2020 4:16 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
Mar 2, 2020 1:55 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the family of a Mexican teen fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent can’t sue for damages over the cross-border shooting.
Feb 25, 2020 12:01 PM CST
Texas Southern University president leaves school with no blame for alleged law school misconduct
Texas Southern University is parting ways with its president without any claims of wrongdoing, which is…
Feb 21, 2020 4:50 PM CST
Every abortion case that reaches the U.S. Supreme Court has high stakes. The case that the justices will hear on March 4 is all the more momentous because of recent changes on the court.
Feb 20, 2020 1:05 PM CST
The 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting opens in the Lone Star State this week, providing ABA members the opportunity to attend hundreds of legal programs and events; hear from recognized law experts; and meet with colleagues in their sections, divisions, committees and councils.
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
Thanks to social media and the internet, it’s never been easier—or more affordable—for lawyers to advertise. On the other hand, having so many avenues available to lawyers makes it more difficult for anyone to stand out from the crowd.
Feb 12, 2020 9:15 AM CST
The president of Texas Southern University may be out of a job after TSU regents alleged that he failed to promptly report information about an admissions scandal at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law.
Feb 7, 2020 2:43 PM CST
Alexandra Carson thought the interview had gone well. Her experience managing a restaurant more than qualified her for the server position at a buffet chain near her rural Texas home,…
Feb 5, 2020 3:58 PM CST
An Austin, Texas, lawyer running for a judgeship in the Democratic primary says being designated a “vexatious litigant” would make her a better judge.
Feb 3, 2020 1:30 PM CST
A Texas appeals court has upheld sanctions against a Houston lawyer accused of seeking attorney fees in a contingency case for work that he couldn’t have performed and for work done after his firing.
Jan 29, 2020 10:54 AM CST
The abortion cases being heard March 4 are are the first to come before the court since Justices Neil M. Gorsuch and Brett M. Kavanaugh have joined the bench. The decisions in these cases may signal the future of abortion rights in the United States.
Jan 29, 2020 6:30 AM CST
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