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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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.

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.

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.