2130 ABA Journal Texas articles.
So far, 9 jurisdictions have plan for remote bar exam in July
California’s July 2021 bar exam will be remote, the California Supreme Court announced Friday. The first testing day,…
Mar 2, 2021 4:45 PM CST
Judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium
U.S. District Judge J. Campbell Barker of Tyler, Texas, has struck down a moratorium on most residential evictions by the U.S. Centers for…
Feb 26, 2021 3:10 PM CST
California opens applications for retroactive bar admission
Provisional licensure applications, for people who recently did not pass the California bar exam but would have with the new cut score, are…
Feb 25, 2021 3:39 PM CST
Lawsuits are already being filed against the operator of the power grid in Texas over lost lives, property damage and business interruption caused by power outages during the winter storm in February.
Feb 24, 2021 12:11 PM CST
Following Texas’ freezing February weather, which led to power outages, disrupted water service and more than 20 deaths, according to CNN
, the Texas Board of Law Examiners announced Friday that it would offer a makeup bar exam in March in addition to the test that starts Tuesday.
Feb 23, 2021 10:00 AM CST
In Let The Lord Sort Them: The Rise and Fall of the Death Penalty, Maurice Chammah shares how Texas became the country’s capital punishment capital.
Feb 17, 2021 9:34 AM CST
Prominent San Antonio lawyer Martin Phipps is facing a criminal misdemeanor charge and complaints by a former law partner who resigned on Twitter.
Feb 10, 2021 12:16 PM CST
The cat is out of the bag. County Attorney Rod Ponton of Presidio County, Texas, appeared on Zoom for a court hearing around 11 a.m. Tuesday. By the afternoon, he was a YouTube star.
Feb 9, 2021 3:32 PM CST
A Texas judge who campaigned on a reform platform has changed the locks to her office and issued a criminal trespass warning to judicial colleagues and their staff members.
Feb 8, 2021 3:10 PM CST
A family court judge in Texas, who refused to support a favored judicial candidate, was a policymaking and confidential employee who wasn’t eligible for First Amendment protection from firing, a federal appeals court has ruled.
Feb 3, 2021 10:07 AM CST
Michigan governor seeks disbarment of election lawyers
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is seeking disbarment of Texas lawyer Sidney Powell and three Michigan lawyers for claims made in unsuccessful lawsuits…
Feb 2, 2021 4:55 PM CST
A federal appeals court has revived a plaintiff’s bias claim and removed U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes of the Southern District of Texas from her case, citing remarks and actions indicating that he had prejudged the case.
Feb 2, 2021 11:42 AM CST
Texas immigration lawyer Adam A. Malik has sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for seizing and retaining his iPhone when he returned to the United States from a trip to Costa Rica.
Jan 28, 2021 3:25 PM CST
A State Bar of Texas committee has unanimously voted against a proposal to make implicit bias training mandatory for the state’s lawyers.
Jan 28, 2021 11:36 AM CST
A Texas judge has ordered a Houston-area lawyer and his client to be jointly sanctioned $150,000 for the client’s “outright lies” in litigation and “a mountain of evasiveness” in discovery.
Jan 27, 2021 2:14 PM CST
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