2092 ABA Journal Texas articles.
A county official violated his own extension of a stay-at-home order by attending his grandson’s birthday party, attired in borrowed firefighter gear, according to a complaint filed by a lawyer alleging personal use of taxpayer-owned equipment.
Apr 14, 2020 12:14 PM CDT
Abortion providers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to allow medication abortions in Texas through 10 weeks of pregnancy.
Apr 13, 2020 12:19 PM CDT
On April 3, personal injury lawyer Jim Mullen departed from his wife and toddler for a three-week assignment as a temporary nurse at a Level 1 trauma center in New York City. He completed his first shift—7 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.—this past Sunday morning. He spoke to the ABA Journal shortly afterward and answered 10 questions.
Apr 8, 2020 8:00 AM CDT
Doctors and nurses across the country are asking about legal remedies they may have because of exposure to COVID-19 and a lack of personal protective equipment, or PPE. Invariably, their main concern is the dangers to which they’re being exposed.
Apr 2, 2020 11:35 AM CDT
A federal appeals court is allowing Texas to enforce its pandemic-related abortion ban until the state’s arguments can be considered.
Apr 1, 2020 10:04 AM CDT
Federal judges in Texas and Ohio have temporarily blocked abortion bans that were adopted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 31, 2020 9:55 AM CDT
Two state attorneys general have told abortion providers that abortions cannot be performed under state orders to delay nonessential and elective surgeries.
Mar 24, 2020 12:01 PM CDT
The highest criminal appeals court in Texas delayed the execution of a Texas inmate on Monday after his lawyer argued that gathering so many people could create a risk of exposure to the novel coronavirus.
Mar 18, 2020 10:28 AM CDT
The ABA's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar has found that the embattled Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law remains out of compliance with a key admissions standard. The section council has also asked the school to appear at its May meeting as it determines "whether to impose sanctions, including removal of approval."
Mar 4, 2020 1:02 PM CST
South Carolina LGBTQ students fight for equality in sexual education
Eli Bundy, a 15-year-old sophomore at Charleston County School of the Arts in South Carolina, is the leader of the…
Mar 2, 2020 4:16 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
Mar 2, 2020 1:55 PM CST
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that the family of a Mexican teen fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent can’t sue for damages over the cross-border shooting.
Feb 25, 2020 12:01 PM CST
Texas Southern University president leaves school with no blame for alleged law school misconduct
Texas Southern University is parting ways with its president without any claims of wrongdoing, which is…
Feb 21, 2020 4:50 PM CST
Every abortion case that reaches the U.S. Supreme Court has high stakes. The case that the justices will hear on March 4 is all the more momentous because of recent changes on the court.
Feb 20, 2020 1:05 PM CST
The 2020 ABA Midyear Meeting opens in the Lone Star State this week, providing ABA members the opportunity to attend hundreds of legal programs and events; hear from recognized law experts; and meet with colleagues in their sections, divisions, committees and councils.
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
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