A former member of the State Commission on Judicial Conduct has voluntarily resigned from the bench in lieu of discipline after the agency investigated whether he sexted with a woman during a commission hearing.
- Three Indicted for Racketeering, Fraud in Connection With Attempted Murder of Judge Kocurek
- FERC Issues Draft Environmental Impact Statement for Controversial $3.5B Mountain Valley Pipeline Project
- Texas Asks US Supreme Court to Reinstate Voter ID Law
- Overtime Pay Lawsuits Down Sharply in Energy Industry
- Dallas Judge Sends Exxon and Mass AG to Mediation
- Wealthy Dallas Oil Heir Wins Ruling in Selective Prosecution Case
The number of lawsuits nationwide filed by workers in energy industry seeking unpaid overtime pay declined sharply over the past year, with less than half as many actions being filed when compared with the previous 12 months.
U.S. District Judge Ed Kinkeade ordered Exxon Mobil Corp. and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey to mediate within the next 16 days their dispute that brought them into his Dallas federal courtroom earlier this month.
- GlobeRanger Corporation v. Software AG United State of America, 15-10121 (5th Cir. 09/07/2016)
- Sorrell v. Estate of Benjamin Hardy Carlton, III, 14-15-00361-CV (TexApp Dist 08/11/2016)
- Manderscheid v. LAZ Parking of Texas, LLC, 01-13-00362-CV (TexApp Dist 08/04/2016)
- United States of America v. Gelacio Lara-Martinez, 15-41497 (5th Cir. 09/06/2016)
A Houston firm now elects sharerholders twice a year to benefit associates who took the bar exam in February.
In a recent survey conducted across ALM’s legal news websites for about three days, 170 respondents out of more than 200 said they would work longer or stay the course to stave off investment pinches.