2296 ABA Journal Texas articles.
The top criminal court in Texas has stayed the execution of Melissa Elizabeth Lucio, who confessed to the murder of her 2-year-old daughter after repeated denials during an hourslong interrogation.
Apr 25, 2022 3:26 PM CDT
Prof who refused to use preferred pronouns gets $400K settlement
Shawnee State University in Ohio has agreed to pay philosophy professor Nicholas Meriwether $400,000 and to rescind a written warning…
Apr 22, 2022 2:23 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court gave the city of Austin, Texas, an initial win Thursday in a challenge to its sign restriction allowing digital billboards on business property but not off premises.
Apr 22, 2022 9:05 AM CDT
Coca-Cola’s $12M deal with former GC is criticized
Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co. is advising shareholders to vote against Coca-Cola’s executive compensation plan because of the beverage company’s…
Apr 15, 2022 1:34 PM CDT
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A federal appeals court has upheld a $1,250 sanction against a Dallas lawyer for the attorney fees incurred by his litigation opponent when he misread a federal judge’s ruling.
Apr 11, 2022 10:05 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has revived an antitrust lawsuit against Visa and removed the judge who was hearing the case after his “gratuitous comments” suggested “ingrained skepticism” about the plaintiff’s claims.
Apr 7, 2022 11:59 AM CDT
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Austin had become a vibrant and mature tech hub—so much so that Perkins Coie in February 2020, seeing “significant strategic opportunities in Texas as Austin and Dallas continue to grow as business centers for startups, medium-size companies and large global corporations,” opened an office in Austin. This February, it moved into an 18,000-square-foot space after signing a multiyear lease in June.
Apr 1, 2022 3:00 AM CDT
Lateral hiring at law firms was up nearly 111% in 2021 following a 30% decline in 2020, according to the National Association for Law Placement.
Mar 30, 2022 10:31 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a school board has the right to censure one of its members. Justice Neil Gorsuch, writing for the high court, pointed out that elected bodies in this country have censured their members “as early as colonial times.”
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The Texas Supreme Court ruled Friday that state licensing officials have no authority to enforce a law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, apparently foreclosing a lawsuit by abortion providers that seeks to block the law.
Mar 11, 2022 11:45 AM CST
Troubles continue to mount for lawyers involved in challenges to the 2020 presidential election results. Among them is lawyer Sidney Powell in Texas, who is facing ethics charges for allegedly filing frivolous lawsuits in multiple jurisdictions.
Mar 9, 2022 9:44 AM CST