Dallas Lawyers, Judges Oppose Legislature's "Meat Axe" Approach to Civil Courts

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Dallas lawyers and judges are banding together to oppose a move by the Texas Legislature to eliminate three civil trial courts in their city, an ill-conceived budget cutting measure they believe would cause a work pileup in a courthouse than hasn't had a new civil bench in 30 years.

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  • Patricia

    Dallas County is another pathetic example of corrupt Democratic judges. Let‘s face it, the reality of Mohlberg‘s (and others) docket is it is littered with parking lot accident cases from his buddies hawking personal injury commercials on TV. While I don‘t disagree with UnCoverUp‘s statement regarding quid pro quo, the simple fact is nobody wants those bench jobs in Dallas County anyway and so this is the caliber of folks that you end up with.

  • UnCoverUp

    Good to see that the legislature is finally responding to long-time requests to do something about judicial corruption in North Texas. Of course the lawyers trade union, the State Bar of Texas (TBoT), whose flunkies have been installed in those jobs, such as Sally Montgomery, are whining--time to cash in on those promises of post-judging employment at places like Baron & Budd, PC--promises made in quid pro quo for the many honest services frauds committed favoring those firms while "servicing" the public.

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