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2298 ABA Journal Texas articles.

Marketers Sued for Mailings to Bump Seniors from No-Call List

Several states are suing insurance marketers over their attempts to bypass a ban on phone solicitation by mailings to seniors.

The marketers are sending mail to seniors asking them to…

Owen Wilson Eats Lawyers’ Cookies and Runs

Actor Owen Wilson (Wedding Crashers, You, Me and Dupree, and the big-screen remake of Starsky & Hutch) had a hankering for a snack, and the American Bar Association was only…

Bad Police Lab Work Is Good News for 19 TX Inmates

Nineteen Texas inmates have received an offer of a free lawyer to review whether they were wrongfully convicted because of shoddy blood analysis work.

The offer is a result of…

Texas PI Practice Opens LA Office

A 28-lawyer Texas personal injury firm is establishing an outpost in Los Angeles.

The Lanier Firm, founded by W. Mark Lanier in 1990, will initially focus three lawyers on its…

Judge Targeted for Refusing After-Hours Lethal Injection Appeal

Twenty lawyers have filed an ethics complaint against the presiding judge of Texas’ top criminal court contending she should have kept the court open past 5 p.m. to accept an…

Lawyer’s TV Ad Claims Rival is Nonlawyer

A Texas personal injury lawyer has paid for TV ads asserting that a partner in a Corpus Christi law group is not a lawyer.

The lawyer in the ad, Thomas…

TX Firm Cuts Billable Requirements

A Dallas-based law firm is cutting billable-hour requirements to give new associates more time for training.

Strasburger & Price says associates need only work 1,600 hours the first year at…

TX Law Firm Dodges $1.4 M Emotional Distress Award

The Law Offices of Windle Turley saw the tables turned when an ex-client won a $1.4 million judgment for emotional distress after the firm sued him for legal fees.

Now…

Arson Fire Destroyed Home of TX Justice, Marshal Says

A June fire that gutted the home of Texas Supreme Court Justice David Medina was arson, the fire marshal has concluded.

Investigators have subpoenaed cell phone records of the judge’s…

Stubborn Juror Won’t Vote

“What do we do when a juror refuses to vote?”

That was the handwritten note submitted yesterday to the federal judge overseeing the Holy Land Foundation terrorism financing case, the…

This Defense Upheld: Client ‘a Dad-gum Mess’

A Texas appeals court has upheld a DWI conviction even though the defense lawyer called his client’s life “a dad-gum mess.”

A dissent argued the defense lawyer…

Texas Halts Lethal Injection

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has halted the execution of a death-row inmate scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection today.

The Texas court issued a stay…

Loeffler Leaves Loeffler, Keeps Lobby Arm

Lobbyist and former Texas Congressman Tom Loeffler has left the law firm he founded.

But he has retained his national lobbying firm, the Loeffler Group, and will continue to be…

Ready, Aim—Indict!

Some Texas grand jurors are getting a cop’s-eye view of police work

US Judge Reprimanded After Harassment Complaint

An employee’s sexual harassment complaint has resulted in a reprimand against U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent of Galveston.

The Judicial Council of the New Orleans-based 5th U.S. Circuit Court of…

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