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Buzbee, Lawyer and GOP Fundraiser, Revokes Support for Trump Over Nominee's Sexual Comments

By Miriam Rozen |

Thank Trump's videotaped comments about groping women and Buzbee's college-age, oldest daughter's persuasive powers for the revocation of the lawyer's support for the candidate.

Judge Agrees to Block Law School Name Change in Win for University of Houston

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

The school won a preliminary injunction forcing the newly rebranded Houston College of Law to revert to its old name, South Texas College of Law.

Lawyer Faces Sanctions Motion Over Alleged Intimidation of Diamond Dealers

By Miriam Rozen |

Did a Nashville, Tennessee attorney, who is a defendant and a counterclaimant in a case brought by a diamond retailer, intimidate and harass potential witnesses by threatening subpoenas for non-existent litigation through a surrogate? That's a question a Sherman, Texas, federal judge will review at a hearing scheduled next month about a Dallas diamond retailer's motion for sanctions that makes those precisely those allegations against the lawyer.

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Texas Supreme Court Sets Legal Malpractice Case Against Andrews Kurth For Review

By John Council |

Can Houston-based Andrews Kurth be sued for allegedly failing to convey a $450,000 pre-trial settlement offer to its former clients in a fraud case in which those clients were eventually hit with a $3 million jury verdict?

Ex-Philadelphia Eagle Files $10M Suit Against Houston Texans Over Field Conditions

By John Council |

Former Philadelphia Eagles linebacker DeMeco Ryans has filed a $10 million lawsuit against the Houston Texans and the NFL alleging that he suffered a career-ending injury because of the field conditions at NRG Field, which were once ranked the very worst in the league.

Website of the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee (UPLC) of the State of Texas.

Texas Supreme Court Committee Sues Mediation Service to Prevent It From Practicing Law

By John Council |

The Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee has sued an Irving mediation service seeking to prevent it from practicing law after alleging its nonlawyer staff provided legal advice to hundreds of customers including preparing pleadings for them to use in employment and family law cases.

Observations on the Wells Fargo Scandal


Bias in the Law Press; Efforts to Kill the CFPB and Restraint in Political Debates.

Lawyer's Appellate Win Allows Client to Sue Insurance Company Over Policy He Didn't Read

By John Council |

When a plaintiff fails to read an insurance policy, they usually don't have much of a case against an insurer if they're denied coverage. But Keith Gross recently convinced Houston's Fourteenth Court of Appeals that his client could sue an insurance company over a policy he'd never laid eyes on before filing a claim.

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Bracewell Snags White-Collar Group from K&L Gates

By Brenda Sapino Jeffreys |

The firm beefed up its white-collar team with a four-lawyer group in Dallas led by partners Barrett Howell and Brandon McCarthy.

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Texas Tech Law Dean to Depart for Chicago's John Marshall Law School

By Karen Sloan |

Darby Dickerson, dean of Texas Tech University School of Law, will leave her post in December to become the next dean of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago.