For the second year in a row, the Texas Supreme Court ended their term on Aug. 31 with no backlog of cases. It was another huge accomplishment for a court that has long struggled to dig out from under a mountain of appeals.
Paul Yetter leads the fight for the forgotten foster children in Texas.
With a wide range of agendas and goals, lawyers have waded into the troubled waters of how universities should best cope with allegations of sexual assault on campus.
The Social Media Justice: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett Gets Attention With His Tweets, and His OpinionsBy John Council |
Willett spoke with Texas Lawyer senior reporter John Council about his prolific use of social media, his place on the conservative court and whether he now regrets his Trump tweets.
With energy industry bankruptcies on the rise, Texas firms are on the prowl for restructuring and bankruptcy lawyers.
Almost three years after passing the reform, Mexico has successfully developed a new energy regulatory framework, which has created a brand-new energy play in the North American region.
While the story is not yet fully written on Mexico's energy reform, a key new chapter is about to begin with its auction process.
As general counsel for Dallas/ Fort Worth International Airport, Elaine Flud Rodriguez often gets asked unusual questions, like whether employees in the airport's Wildlife Management Department need hunting licenses. "You get those kinds of questions you would never get in other environments," said Rodriguez, who is responsible for managing and directing all legal functions at the airport.
A Q&A with Elaine Flud Rodriguez, general counsel for Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Texas Lawyer spoke to Cowman and other practitioners about in-house privilege and cross-border issues and what corporate legal departments can do to help preserve it in a multinational legal landscape.
Bad advice floats. Why? Because it is repeated so often, and stated with such conviction, that we think "Surely, this advice is righteous and good and wise." Think again. My goal: Sight it, sink it.
My curiosity was piqued by the fact that one question was conspicuously unanswered: Who was the first African-American lawyer in Texas?
Pregnant worker settles for $20K
Many lawyers are passionate about practicing law, but not like Brad Houston, who built his whole law firm around his passion for riding bikes.
Moves and honors of lawyers from all over the Lone Star state.
The rulings by the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in a number of Clean Air Act cases continue to have important lasting impacts.
Preparing for a complex trial is difficult; there are no shortcuts. it can be especially difficult for first-year associates who have never taken a case all the way through trial.
The 2016 presidential election is unlike any prior one in that the two major nominees represent polar extremes in terms of their approach toward U.S. immigration policy.
Criminal attorneys have been effectively put on notice that, if their clients are not U.S. citizens, they better check if a plea deal they are negotiating will not result in deportation, lest they face a grievance for ineffective assistance of counsel.