2099 ABA Journal Texas articles.
Medicaid patients don’t have a right to sue over a state’s decision to end Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood, the en banc 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans ruled Monday.
Nov 25, 2020 11:13 AM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday denied a request by two older inmates at a Texas geriatric prison to reinstate a judge’s order requiring COVID-19 safety measures.
Nov 17, 2020 9:50 AM CST
Several states stop jury trials
A surge in COVID-19 cases has led several states to suspend jury trials. They include New York, Maryland, Texas, New Mexico and Wyoming. (The Nov 16, 2020 4:38 PM CST
A wave of Election Day litigation did not materialize Tuesday, even as President Donald Trump vowed to take voting cases to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nov 4, 2020 10:44 AM CST
Hundreds of lawyers have been assembled to fight legal battles across the nation over which ballots can be counted and how the process should unfold.
Nov 3, 2020 10:23 AM CST
Drive-thru votes can be counted in Texas, 2 courts say
The Texas Supreme Court and a federal judge in Houston have refused to stop the counting of nearly 127,000 votes…
Nov 2, 2020 4:36 PM CST
Prison officials don’t have qualified immunity from a lawsuit by an inmate who claims that he was held in a cell covered in “massive amounts” of feces, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in a per curiam opinion
Nov 2, 2020 3:04 PM CST
A Texas judge must rule on seven outstanding motions by Nov. 3 or she will be compelled to do so, a state appeals court has ruled.
The Texas Fifth Court…
Oct 30, 2020 10:50 AM CDT
Judge Don Willett of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at New Orleans has made clear his distaste for the most common second-trimester abortion procedure in a dissent
filed last week.
Oct 26, 2020 3:05 PM CDT
A Black man who sought to become a lawyer in Dallas in 1882 after reading the law has been granted bar admission posthumously, thanks to the work of two appeals judges who did the historical research.
Oct 26, 2020 12:24 PM CDT
U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett mentioned “three hurdles” to overturning the Affordable Care Act when she provided written answers Tuesday to follow-up questions from Senate Judiciary Committee members.
Oct 22, 2020 2:47 PM CDT
A Mayer Brown partner has settled a lawsuit against Brennan’s of Houston for an alleged October 2015 rape by a bartender who worked there.
Oct 21, 2020 4:30 PM CDT
7 aides to Texas attorney general seek probe for potential crimes
Seven aides to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have asked law enforcement to investigate whether Paxton violated bans on…
Oct 5, 2020 4:21 PM CDT
A Texas justice of the peace has received a public reprimand for showing his gun in an argument over his driving speed.
Oct 1, 2020 10:52 AM CDT
Judges have been “broadly skeptical” of GOP arguments of voter fraud, according to a Washington Post review of nearly 90 state and federal voting lawsuits.
Sep 29, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
Read more ...