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$23.6 Million Verdict Against Apple in Patent Infringement Case

By Miriam Rozen |

The iPhone manufacturer loses after a one-week trial in East Texas to plaintiff MTel, a Lewisville-based company known for pager technology.

Gordon J. Quan, managing partner, Quan Law Group, Houston

Q&A: Immigration Lawyer Discusses Impact of Order on Texas

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Gordon Quan, managing partner of Quan Law Group in Houston, concentrates his practice on representing individuals with immigration issues. On the morning after President Obama announced his executive order on immigration, Quan answered these questions from Texas Lawyer.

Steven J. Goode, W. James Kronzer Chair in Trial and Appellate Advocacy and University Distinguished Teaching Professor at the University of Texas School of Law

High Court Adopts New Texas Rules of Evidence

By John Council |

It took two-and-a-half years for Steven Goode, a UT Law School professor, and others to complete the tedious job of reformatting the Texas Rules of Evidence so that they are easier to read.

Marcos Ronquillo

Friedman & Feiger Hires Three Laterals

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Marcos Ronquillo and Jose Gonzalez continue long working relationship with move to Friedman & Feiger of Dallas.

Clearing the Contemporaneous Perception Hurdle in Bystander Cases

By Quentin Brogdon |

In a "bystander" case—a case involving the witnessing of serious injuries to a third party—three specific foreseeability factors must be satisfied.

A solitary worker in the oil and gas field stands next to a pump jack.

Why Innovation, Not Plunging Oil Prices, Caused the $34.6 Billion Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal

By Scott D. Marrs |

It is easy to assume that the recent drop in oil prices resulted in the Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal, but that is far from the truth.

Woman Seeks Dismissal of $123 Million 'Revenge Porn' Suit

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

A federal judge signed an order on Nov. 17 granting stipulation of dismissal with prejudice of all claims against Facebook in the lawsuit.

Family Law Judges Talk Social Media, Default Judgments

By John Council |

Family Law Judges Talk Social Media, Default Judgments On Sept. 28, Texas Lawyer hosted "Best Practices as Seen from the Bench: Family Law." Panelists included Tarrant County Judges Judith Wells, Mike Sinha and Jesus Nevarez Jr. and Parker County Judge Graham Quisenberry. This is Part II of this discussion. Part I ran in our Nov. 17 issue. The following has been edited for clarity, length and style.

Big Defense Win in Environmental Pollution Case

By John Council |

Winn Carter took his client International Paper Co. in front a civil jury, hours after his codefendants settled with the plaintiff, and got a victory in a water pollution case.

Police Identify FSU Gunman as Former Texas BigLaw Associate

By Mark Bauer |

A man who opened fire at a Florida State Univerisity library was identified by police as a Texas lawyer.

Winn Carter of Morgan Lewis

Big Defense Win in Environmental Pollution Case

By John Council |

Winn Carter took his client International Paper Co. in front a civil jury, hours after his codefendants settled with the plaintiff, and got a victory in a water pollution case.

Houston law school announces oil & gas institute

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

South Texas College of Law wants to better prepare lawyers for oil and gas industry work.

Resolution seeks quickly appointed lawyers in CPS cases

By Angela Morris |

"The hearing is the first opportunity really where everyone involved in the case will discuss the state's evidence for removing the child," said Children's Commission executive director Tina Amberboy.

W. Mike Baggett, shareholder and chairman emeritus, Winstead, Dallas

Policy Group Sues Winstead, Mike Baggett

By John Council |

The National Center For Policy Analysis alleges that Winstead and Mike Baggett represented its former CEO against sexual harassment allegations without telling them.

A solitary worker in the oil and gas field stands next to a pump jack.

Why Innovation, Not Plunging Oil Prices, Caused the $34.6 Billion Halliburton-Baker Hughes Deal

By Scott D. Marrs |

It is easy to assume that the recent drop in oil prices resulted in the Halliburton-Baker Hughes deal, but that is far from the truth.

Dannye R. Holley, dean and professor at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Texas Southern University in Houston

TSU Law Is No. 1 for Diversity Nationwide

By Angela Morris |

Diversity at Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law "changes the tenor and nature of the classroom discussion because inherent in every class are a diverse set of cultures," said Dean Dannye Holley.

W. Mark Lanier, founder, The Lanier Law Firm, Houston

Case Filings Dip in Hip Replacement MDL

By Miriam Rozen |

In the month after a take-nothing verdict, fewer plaintiffs filed cases against Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary in Dallas federal court.

$3.5 Million Sought in Negligence Suit Against Lawyer, Firm

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Eagle Jewelry and Loan #2 files negligence, gross negligence and breach of professional duties suit against Houston lawyer and his professional corporation.

Ken Paxton, Republican candidate for attorney general

Paxton Assembles AG Team, Faces Election Lawsuit

By Angela Morris |

As Ken Paxton assembles a team to help him transition into the Texas Office of Attorney General, the A.G.-elect also faces a civil lawsuit by a losing A.G. candidate.

Texas' Appeal-Bond Limits Don't Always Apply to Federal Judgments

By Miriam Rozen |

In antitrust litigation, appeals court panel denies steel distribution company's motion for stay of execution of $150 million final judgment. Judge Edith Jones dissents.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

Judge: McCrum Has Authority to Prosecute Gov. Perry

By Angela Morris |

"The actions taken by Michael McCrum as Attorney Pro Tem are valid and ... Mr. McCrum has the authority to act in his capacity as Attorney Pro Tem in this case," Judge Bert Richardson wrote.

Frank D'Amore

Five Essential Components to Becoming a Winning Lawyer

By Frank Michael D'Amore |

I had asked the leader of a major law firm what separated the highest achievers in his firm from their peers. The memories of that discussion with my coaching mentor came flooding back, as the managing partner reeled off a list of traits that mirrored, in many respects, the qualities that my coach had espoused.

Law Firm Thefts

By Harvey Kleinman |

I was surprised to learn from bank officers and insurance claim agents that theft (a.k.a., embezzlement) at law firms (and other entities) was a fairly common happenstance.

Teamwork works together to build a gear system

Changing the Outside Firm Business Model

By William C. Cobb |

Most law firms are almost 60 years behind their clients!

Work Matters: Take pressure off achieving a goal and you just might reach it

By Michael P. Maslanka |

By focusing on the process, victory is always achievable in the moment.

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Plaintiff Who Sued Singer Patti LaBelle Won't Get New Trial

By Miriam Rozen |

The plaintiff's lawsuit stems from an altercation at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.

Woman Seeks Dismissal of $123 Million 'Revenge Porn' Suit

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

A federal judge signed an order on Nov. 17 granting stipulation of dismissal with prejudice of all claims against Facebook in the lawsuit.

EnergyBuzz: Opportunities, Challenges in Mexican Energy Reform

By Nicolas Borda |

There are very high expectations for the success of this historic reform. However, there are also a number of challenges, particularly related to its implementation, interpretation and timing.

Michael McCrum, McCrum Law Office, San Antonio

No Contempt Finding Against Michael McCrum

By Angela Morris |

"It removes a huge cloud that had been hanging over me," said criminal defense lawyer Michael McCrum, also the district attorney pro tem prosecuting Gov. Rick Perry.

Texas A&M Bonfire Memorial

Aggie's Passion for Law Arises out of A&M Bonfire Tragedy

By Angela Morris |

Dominic Braus was on the third stack of the Texas A&M bonfire, hanging from a swing to wire the tops of newly added logs, when the bonfire collapsed, killing 12 and injuring 27. The tragedy changed the course of Braus' life.

Participate in the Managing Partner Survey

Texas Lawyer invites you to share your expectations for the Texas legal market in 2015. We are extending this invitation to managing partners of Texas firms and partners-in-charge of firms with Texas offices.

Seven Career Paths for Lawyers in the New Norm

By Chere Estrin |

Here are some ways attorneys are making their skills work for them in "the new norm" law firms.

Practice Management Takes Hold in Small and Mid-Size Firms

By Joel A. Rose |

Lawyer management needs to review all of the factors contributing to profitability and to address the following questions.

Business people shaking hands in the office, finishing a meeting

Norton Rose Fulbright sets target for women partners

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

By 2020, the firm hopes to have 30 percent women partners globally.

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: Bob Wise

By John Council |

Bob Wise successfully defended no-evidence summary judgment rulings by tossing out the plaintiffs' theories that his electrical company caused a fire through either faulty equipment or a smoking employee.

Halliburton, Baker Hughes in Big Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Halliburton and Baker Hughes announce agreement for Halliburton to acquire Baker Hughes for $34.6 billion.

Bill Wirskye, incoming Dallas County first assistant district attorney

Incoming DA Susan Hawk Chooses First Assistant

By John Council |

"A D.A.'s office can be two things at once. You can be hard on the people you need to be hard on. But you recognize that the majority of people that come through the criminal justice system don't need to be warehoused," said Bill Wirskye.

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Veteran Settles With Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Dog

By John Council |

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Lessons Learned: 30 Years of Law Really Is 'Practice'

By Kathleen J. Wu |

Feedback is rarely instant, and there's not always a "right" answer. Often, there's just a "better" answer.

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Advice From Top Texas Bar Exam Scorers

By Angela Morris |

Top scorers on the state's July bar exam answer the question "What advice would you give to law graduates who are still preparing to take their bar exams?"

Space station in outer space.

Billionaire Sues Attorney, Firm Over Space Quest

By John Council |

A billionaire who formed "Japan Space Dream" is seeking $49 million from a Houston lawyer and his firm alleging that the private space flight project the attorney promised never got off the ground.

What's to Blame for Bad Bar Exam Pass Rates?

By Angela Morris |

Texas law school deans said a drop in bar exam pass rates points to a harsher multistate bar exam. But a national law examiner said "less able" test takers were responsible for the drop.

Les Weisbrod of Dallas’ Miller Weisbrod

Update: Settlement Reached in Ebola Death Case

By Miriam Rozen |

"In my opinion, the settlement is much more than if the case had gone to verdict," said Weisbrod, a partner in Dallas' Miller Weisbrod who represents the family on a pro bono basis.

Inadmissible: Swearing-In Sponsorship

Law school graduates who passed the Texas July 2014 bar exam and have a connection to San Antonio could choose to be sworn in as a Texas lawyer at a ceremony in Bexar County instead of a larger ceremony in Austin.

Royal Mullins Case: Autopsy Shows 11 Gunshot Wounds

By Miriam Rozen |

Eddie Coley, the victim's family spokesman, said the Greenville police had told the family initially that Gray had only been shot three times and that he had not suffered a long death.

Jamie Yarbrough, University of Texas School of Law graduate and associate with Baker Botts in Houston

Pitch Perfect: Musician Gets the Top Score on July Bar Exam

By Angela Morris |

"It was a shock to me: I had no idea. I wasn't aiming to have the top score. I was just hoping to pass the bar exam like anyone else," said Jamie Yarbrough.

Attorney Fees Sought in Patent Infringement Suit

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

After a judge dismisses a patent infringement suit, defendants seek reimbursement for attorney fees and costs.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins

Dallas County Judge Attempted to Halt 'High-Profit' Jail-Phone Contract

By Miriam Rozen |

After a vote at the Dallas Commissioners Court on Nov. 11, Jenkins concluded he had managed with his advocacy and voter support only to reduce the impact of the jail-phone contract but not prevent it completely.

Potential Privilege Traps in the Already High-Stakes Game of False Claims Act Litigation

By Lorinda Holloway |

In this aggressive FCA environment, the last thing practitioners need is a privilege headache, but a few rulings this year sent some lawyers running for the medicine cabinet.

Plaintiff Lawyer: Feds Brought Knife to Gun Fight

By Miriam Rozen |

In a response filed Nov. 11, the federal government objected to the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and individual plaintiffs motion for a summary judgment.

Dane Ball (left) and Shaun Clarke, partners in Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, Houston

Smyser Kaplan Expands White-Collar Practice

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dane Ball and Shaun Clarke leave Quinn Emanuel and join Smyser Kaplan & Veselka in Houston.

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Judge Rules Against BP's Motion to Remove Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled against BP's motion in the oil spill litigation to remove the claims administrator.

Christopher Dupuy

Former Judge Christopher Dupuy Gets Reprimand

By John Council |

Former Galveston County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy is reprimanded by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct after three strange years on the bench.

Family Law Judges Talk TROs, Indigent Court Costs, Annulments

By John Council |

On Oct. 21, Texas Lawyer hosted "Best Practices as Seen from the Bench: Family Law." Panelists included Tarrant County judges Judith Wells, Mike Sinha and Jesus Nevarez Jr. And Parker County judge Graham Quisenberry.

Avoiding the Legal Traps of an Unethical Client

By James Dolan |

Unethical decisions aren't the byproduct of one bad day, but the persistent cultivation of a negative environment that makes an attorney susceptible to unethical behavior.

Judge Declares Mistrial in Lawmaker's Barratry Trial

By Angela Morris |

A judge declared a mistrial in Rep. Ron Reynolds' barratry trial after a juror confessed that outside information provided by another juror had "influenced" her decision.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

EnergyBuzz: Hydraulic Fracturing: Nationwide Results From November Ballot

By Barclay Nicholson and Johnjerica Hodge |

Because Texas courts have yet to address this issue, it is unclear whether it and other cities have the authority to pass bans on hydraulic fracturing.

VerdictSearch: Jury Sides With School Board's Firing

A school board was justified in its termination of a teacher, a jury found.

Frank S. Wu, a partner in the Houston office of Haynes and Boone and co-chair of the firm's greater China practice group

Newsmakers: Week of Nov. 17

Frank S. Wu has joined Haynes and Boone as a partner in Houston. Wu is cochairman of the firm's greater China practice group.

Handshake with building in background

Deal of the Week: V&E Works on $437 Million Refinery Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Vinson & Elkins represents Alon USA Energy of Dallas in its pending acquisition of the Krotz Springs refinery.

Lawyer, Firm Sued Over Alleged 'Ponzi' Scheme

By John Council |

The petition filed against Gregory G. Jones and his firm alleges that he represented plaintiffs in purchase of mining and exploration company interests that plaintiffs say turned out to be a "Ponzi scheme."

Company Seeks $3.4 Million From Lawyer, Firm

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Millionway International files $3.4 million negligence and breach of professional duties suit against Houston lawyer and his firm.

Defense and Coverage Conflict: Important Considerations for Selection of Counsel

By Mike A. Orlando, Jr. |

Insured's are worried the insurer-appointed and insurer-compensated counsel would steer their defense towards a finding of "no coverage."

Texas Governor Rick Perry

State: Perry Case About 'Criminal Acts,' Not Vetoes

By Angela Morris |

"This case is not merely a matter of whether a veto is proper. It is a matter of whether the defendant committed criminal acts in abusing the power that had been bestowed upon him," the state alleged in Gov. Rick Perry's felony case.

Bert Rein of Wiley Rein, who represented Abigail Fisher (right) in Fisher v University of Texas, addresses the media after arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2012.

Fifth Circuit Declines to Review 'Fisher v. UT' En Banc

By MIRIAM ROZEN |

Abigail Fisher plans to respond to the Fifth Circuit's denial of another review of her claim by appealing to the Supreme Court.

Case Summaries

By David Popple |
Bert Rein of Wiley Rein, who represented Abigail Fisher (right) in Fisher v University of Texas, addresses the media after arguments in the U.S. Supreme Court in October 2012.

Fifth Circuit Declines to Review 'Fisher v. UT' En Banc

By Miriam Rozen |

Abigail Fisher plans to respond to the Fifth Circuit's denial of another review of her claim by appealing to the Supreme Court.

Lessons Learned: 30 Years of Law Really is 'Practice'

By Kathleen J. Wu |

Feedback is rarely instant, and there's not always a "right" answer. Often, there's just a "better" answer.

Les Weisbrod of Dallas’ Miller Weisbrod

Update: Settlement Reached in Ebola Death Case

By Miriam Rozen |

"In my opinion, the settlement is much more than if the case had gone to verdict," said Weisbrod, a partner in Dallas' Miller Weisbrod who represents the family on a pro bono basis.

Avoiding the Legal Traps of an Unethical Client

By James Dolan |

Unethical decisions aren't the byproduct of one bad day, but the persistent cultivation of a negative environment that makes an attorney susceptible to unethical behavior.

Plaintiff Lawyer: Feds Brought Knife to Gun Fight

By Miriam Rozen |

In a response filed Nov. 11, the federal government objected to the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and individual plaintiffs motion for a summary judgment.

The Most Important Interview Question for a Young Lawyer

By Joseph R. Williams |

The lion's share of young candidates will go home and wait with bated breath to find out if they landed the job, without realizing they forgot to ask the correct questions to ascertain the answer to the most important internal question.

Navigating Legal Issues in the Twittersphere

By Jesse M. Brody and Suemyra A. Shah |

The legal risk associated with each tweet is not always properly weighed before a promotional social media campaign is launched.

Dane Ball (left) and Shaun Clarke, partners in Smyser Kaplan & Veselka, Houston

Smyser Kaplan Expands White-Collar Practice

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Dane Ball and Shaun Clarke leave Quinn Emanuel and join Smyser Kaplan & Veselka in Houston

Space station in outer space.

Billionaire Sues Attorney, Firm Over Space Quest

By John Council |

A billionaire who formed "Japan Space Dream" is seeking $49 million from a Houston lawyer and his firm alleging the private space flight project the attorney promised never got off the ground.

Lawyer, Firm Sued Over Alleged 'Ponzi' Scheme

By John Council |

The petition filed against Gregory G. Jones and his firm alleges that he represented plaintiffs in purchase of mining and exploration company interests that plaintiffs say turned out to be a "Ponzi scheme."

Greenberg Traurig hires five lawyers in Austin

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Greenberg Traurig hires three shareholders and two associates for Austin office.

A ship floats amongst a sea of spilled oil in the Gulf of Mexico after the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.

Judge Rules Against BP's Motion to Remove Claims Administrator

By Miriam Rozen |

U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier for the Eastern District of Louisiana ruled against BP's motion in the oil spill litigation to remove the claims administrator.

A fracking operation in southwestern Pennsylvania

Hydraulic Fracturing: Nationwide Results from the November Ballot

By Barclay Nicholson and Johnjerica Hodge |

Because Texas courts have yet to address this issue, it is unclear whether it and other cities have the authority to pass bans on hydraulic fracturing.

Company Seeks $3.4 Million From Lawyer, Firm

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Millionway International files $3.4 million negligence and breach of professional duties suit against Houston lawyer and his firm.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

In Context: Gov. Rick Perry's Indictment

The following timeline details the events that unfolded in Texas courts following Travis County D.A. Rosemary Lehmberg's drunk driving conviction in April 2013 through Gov. Rick Perry's booking Aug. 19.

Texas Governor Rick Perry

State: Perry Case About 'Criminal Acts,' Not Vetoes

By Angela Morris |

"This case is not merely a matter of whether a veto is proper. It is a matter of whether the defendant committed criminal acts in abusing the power that had been bestowed upon him," the state alleged in Gov. Rick Perry's felony case.

Christopher Dupuy

Former Judge Christopher Dupuy Gets Reprimand

By John Council |

Former Galveston County Court-at-Law Judge Christopher Dupuy is reprimanded by the State Commission on Judicial Conduct after three strange years on the bench.

lease

Veteran Settles with Leasing Company That Denied Rent Because of Service Animal

By John Council |

Tyler VanHoutan represents a retired U.S. Army veteran who filed a federal fair housing complaint against a leasing company alleging the defendant wouldn't rent his client a house because he lived with a service dog.

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins

Dallas County Judge Attempted to Halt 'High-Profit' Jail Phone Contract

By Miriam Rozen |

After a vote at the Dallas Commissioners Court on Nov. 11, Jenkins concluded he had managed with his advocacy and voter support only to reduce the impact of the jail-phone contract but not prevent it completely.

Tame the Marketing Beast Before it Devours You

By Sharon Berman |

Universal Studios is home to a ride where the 3-D effects make the rider believe a wild dinosaur or monster robot is about to devour him.

Improve Your Counsel/Client Chemistry

By Marlisse Silver Sweeney |

Chemistry isn’t just for dating.

Judge Declares Mistrial in Lawmaker's Barratry Trial

By Angela Morris |

A judge declared a mistrial in Rep. Ron Reynolds' barratry trial after a juror confessed that outside information provided by another juror had "influenced" her decision.

Attorney Fees Sought in Patent Infringement Suit

By BRENDA SAPINO JEFFREYS |

After a judge dismisses a patent infringement suit, defendants seek reimbursement for attorney fees and costs.

Ryan C. Reed, associate with Pulman, Cappuccio, Pullen, Benson & Jones in San Antonio

4th Court Splits on Attorney Fee Question

By Angela Morris |

"Going forward now, anyone who is trying one of these cases in state court is going to proceed at their own risk if they don't submit a jury question on attorney fees," said Ryan C. Reed, who represented the appellant.

$650,000 Plaintiff Win but No Attorney Fees in Patent Fight

By Miriam Rozen |

East Texas federal judge decides against awarding attorney fees in patent fight because "jockeying" is not "extraordinary."

Michael McCrum, McCrum Law Office, San Antonio

In Perry Case, Lawyers Spar Over Prosecutor's Appointment

By Angela Morris |

Gov. Rick Perry's lawyers have claimed that special prosecutor Michael McCrum is acting "illegally" because he didn't follow the right process to take his oath of office.

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The Secret to Achievement: Willpower Needs Exercise, Too

By Lisa Blue, Robert Hirschhorn, and Staci Schwartz |

Every day people encounter a number of opportunities to procrastinate at work, eat unhealthy food, alienate their colleagues, or cheat on their spouses. Giving in to these poor choices can derail a person's career or life.

5 Misconceptions About MLPs

By Hillary Holmes and James Chenoweth |

An MLP is an attractive vehicle for energy companies because they can conduct activities and invest in growth projects at a lower cost of capital and higher valuation, while retaining full control of the business.

Case Summaries

By David Popple |

Deal of the Week: Texas Firms Handling $1.5 Billion Cash Energy Deal

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

Western Gas partners using Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld in its pending purchase of Nuevo Midstream for $1.5 billion.

Sharon Israel, intellectual property partner in the Houston office of Mayer Brown, was named president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) at its annual meeting.

Newsmakers: Week of Nov. 10

Sharon Israel, a Houston partner in Mayer Brown, has been named president of the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

Proposed Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate. Photo: Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.

Will Supreme Court Consider Texas Confederate License Plates Case?

By Miriam Rozen |

The Fifth Circuit decided that the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles board engaged in "impermissible viewpoint discrimination" under the First Amendment when it rejected nonprofit's application for a specialty car license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

Harris County DA Keeps Post

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

District Attorney Devon Anderson, a Republican appointed to the position in September 2013 to succeed her late husband Mike Anderson.

5th Circuit Changes Mind in Construction Case

By John Council |

Greg Harwell, who represents the homeowners in the case, said the federal court's recent decision is a big win for Texas consumers and home builders.