Welcome to TexasJudges.org, a service of the Texas Civil Justice League (TCJL). TCJL is a bipartisan organization that strongly supports a judiciary that is impartial, qualified and knowledgeable about the law and the constitution of our state. This site provides information about the Texas judicial system, upcoming judicial elections and related information. We encourage you to check back often as we update our content frequently. We also encourage you to learn about the candidates who are running in judicial elections and vote for those who are most qualified.

U.S. House Passes Bill to Streamline Natural Gas Permitting Process

January 21, 2105 (https://hurd.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/us-house-passes-bill-streamline-natural-gas-permitting-process) Hurd, ‘More pipelines means more jobs, lower energy costs, energy security' Washington, DC – Representing the 23rd Congressional District of Texas, U.S. ... READ MORE

Governor Greg Abbott Submits Formal Appointments To Texas Senate

January 21, 2015 (http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/20419) Texas Governor Greg Abbott today formally submitted three appointments to the Texas Senate. Governor Abbott intends to appoint Cameron County Judge Carlos Cascos as Texas Secretary of State, Jerry Strickland as Executive Director of ... READ MORE

Texas 2015 Inauguration Live Coverage

January 20, 2015 (http://blog.chron.com/texaspolitics/2015/01/live-coverage-texas-inauguration-2015/#29894101=0) For full coverage of the Texas Inauguration, click HERE. ... READ MORE

Dow Urges Texas High Court to Ax $2.6M Asbestos Verdict

January 14, 2015 (https://www.law360.com/texas/articles/611023/dow-urges-texas-high-court-to-ax-2-6m-asbestos-verdict) By Jess Davis Law360, Dallas (January 14, 2015, 8:39 PM ET) -- Dow Chemical Co. on Wednesday told the Texas Supreme Court it can’t be held liable for a $2.64 million judgment ... READ MORE

How Is Hitting a Cow in the Road Med Mal?

January 13, 2015 (http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202715077096/How-Is-Hitting-a-Cow-in-the-Road-Med-Mal?mcode=1202615604418) By John Council Friends thought it was a joke when Amarillo solo Philip Russ filed a motion to dismiss a personal injury case for the most Texas of reasons. Russ is ... READ MORE

Tort Reform Bill Caused Flurry of New Motions to Dismiss

January 12, 2015 (http://www.texaslawyer.com/id=1202714459994/Tort-Reform-Bill-Caused-Flurry-of-New-Motions-to-Dismiss) By Angela Morris ... READ MORE

Gov. Perry Appoints Neeley as Justice of 12th Court of Appeals

January 12, 2015 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20485/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Greg Neeley of Longview as justice of the 12th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Neeley is an attorney in private practice. He is a past partner of Neeley and ... READ MORE

Gov. Perry Appoints Miller as Judge of 5th Judicial District Court

January 8, 20015 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20476/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Bill Miller of Texarkana as judge of the 5th Judicial District Court in Bowie and Cass counties for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Miller is an attorney and partner at Greer ... READ MORE

Gov. Perry Appoints Burnett as Judge of 50th Judicial District Court

January 8, 2015 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20477/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Bobby Burnett of Munday as judge of the 50th Judicial District Court in Baylor, Cottle, King and Knox counties for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Burnett is an attorney in ... READ MORE

Gov. Perry Appoints Pulliam as Justice of the 4th Court of Appeals

January 8, 2015 (http://governor.state.tx.us/news/appointment/20475/) Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Jason Pulliam of San Antonio as justice of the 4th Court of Appeals for a term to expire at the 2016 general election. Pulliam will be the first African American justice to serve on the ... READ MORE