Keep fighting lawsuit abuse

March 29, 2015 (http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/commentary/article/Keep-fighting-lawsuit-abuse-6163795.php) by Hazel Meaux Texas has been on the front lines in the battle against the abuse of our lawsuit system, ensuring it is used for justice, not greed. Years ago, Texas was known as ... READ MORE

Governor Abbott Appoints Barnard Judge Of 89th District Court

(http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/20673) Office of the Governor Greg Abbott Governor Greg Abbott today appointed Charles M. Barnard of Wichita Falls as judge of the 89th District Court of Wichita County. He will replace Judge Mark Price, who passed away in February, for a term to expire at ... READ MORE

Bills Ponder Definition of ‘Plaintiff’ in Forum Non Conveniens

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Falkenberg: Random grand jury system works in other states, can here

March 17, 2015 (http://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/columnists/falkenberg/article/Judges-trade-fishing-trips-for-pick-a-pal-grand-6140104.php) By Lisa Falkenberg On a recent rainy morning, a 36-year-old state district judge strolls bright-eyed into a large room of captive Harris County ... READ MORE

Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Cindy Bourland and Honorable Jeff Rose – Austin

You are cordially invited to an Investiture Ceremony for the Honorable Cindy Bourland and Honorable Jeff Rose. Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015 Time: 4:00pm Place: Third Court of Appeals Courtroom, 209 W. 14th Street, Austin, TX 78701 A reception will follow at the Texas Law Center, 1414 Colorado ... READ MORE

Judicial and Attorney Misuse of Social Media Can End Careers

March 10, 2015 (http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/id=1202720055591/Judicial-and-Attorney-Misuse-of-Social-Media-Can-End-Careers#ixzz3U5IwglDq) By Richard Raysman and Peter Brown, New York Law Journal According to a survey released in February 2015, 62 percent of law firms in the United States ... READ MORE

That Dashed-Off Email Can Turn Into a Smoking Gun

March 10, 2015 (http://www.corpcounsel.com/id=1202720164594/That-DashedOff-Email-Can-Turn-Into-a-Smoking-Gun#ixzz3U5LNLXl7) By Marlisse Silver Sweeney, Corporate Counsel What’s worse than a personal email being published on the front page of your local newspaper for all to see? How about that ... READ MORE