2075 ABA Journal Texas articles.
A defense lawyer who failed to investigate his capital client’s tumultuous childhood provided ineffective assistance of counsel, the U.S. Supreme Court held Monday.
Jun 15, 2020 3:55 PM CDT
An immigration firm with offices in Dallas and Houston is suing a former lawyer for “deceitful and dishonest behavior.”
Jun 12, 2020 2:38 PM CDT
The Southern Methodist University's Dedman School of Law in Dallas announced on Twitter on Wednesday that it revoked the admission of an incoming student, “based on the student’s racially offensive behavior recorded on social media.”
Jun 12, 2020 11:32 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has upheld a Texas lawyer’s conspiracy convictions for his role in schemes to con law firms, job seekers and users of dating websites.
Jun 9, 2020 10:09 AM CDT
DC protesters sue over their ouster from Lafayette Square
Protesters and Black Lives Matter D.C. allege in a lawsuit that their ouster from Lafayette Square on June 1 violated their…
Jun 5, 2020 2:38 PM CDT
A study of lawyer appointments has found that judges were more likely to appoint lawyers who had contributed to their election campaigns to represent indigent defendants than they were to appoint nondonors.
Jun 2, 2020 1:31 PM CDT
Two Federal Protective Service officers were shot outside the federal courthouse in Oakland, California, on Friday night. Only one survived, and he is in critical condition.
Jun 1, 2020 1:00 PM CDT
Trump order seeks to curtail legal protections for social media
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday that seeks to reinterpret the Communications Decency Act, which protects websites from…
May 28, 2020 4:38 PM CDT
Two lawyers in Waco, Texas, have been arrested on charges of conspiracy to commit capital murder in an alleged plot to kill another attorney.
May 27, 2020 9:22 AM CDT
Texas Supreme Court justice tests positive for COVID-19
Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann said Thursday she and her husband, Greg, have tested positive for COVID-19. The couple got tested…
May 21, 2020 4:51 PM CDT
Texas Southern University's Thurgood Marshall School of Law remains out of compliance with an ABA admissions standard, according to a notice
posted Wednesday by the council of the ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar.
May 21, 2020 2:35 PM CDT
As early as the 1930s, presidents were considering putting the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. So, who were these other candidates on the short list, and why did it take until 1981 for Sandra Day O'Connor to become the first female justice?
May 20, 2020 11:51 AM CDT
Potential jurors were questioned in Texas on Monday in what may be the first Zoom jury trial during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 19, 2020 10:25 AM CDT
Judge orders LA to find shelter for homeless near freeways
On Friday, U.S. District Judge David Carter ordered the county and city of Los Angeles to find shelter for…
May 18, 2020 4:47 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request Thursday by inmates in a Texas geriatric prison who alleged inadequate efforts to contain the novel coronavirus.
May 15, 2020 9:40 AM CDT
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