GALVESTON – In Lieu of disciplinary action, the Texas Supreme Court has accepted a motion for resignation from a former Galveston County judge who has been mired in legal troubles the past several years.
AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined a coalition of 14 states in sending a letter to the incoming Trump Administration urging it to immediately repeal two new rules that broadly expand the definition of critical habitat for endangered species promulgated by the U.S.
AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton, joined by 12 other states, has filed a petition for review and injunction of a final rule titled the “Stream Protection Rule” promulgated by the Obama administration’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement.
HOUSTON – Veteran trial lawyer Jay Old has joined commercial litigation firm Hicks Thomas LLP where he will continue to represent construction, insurance, petrochemical and health care companies as part of his diverse client portfolio.
BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals has agreed to hear oral arguments in a case
questioning whether a Texas state court truly has jurisdiction over a lawsuit
brought by Mexican Nationals over a fatal Explorer rollover incident that occurred
AUSTIN – On Jan. 9 the U.S. Supreme Court’s opted not to review a ruling that upholding Texas’ Hazlewood Act, a decision Attorney General Ken Paxton praised and called a victory for veterans and taxpayers.
HOUSTON — On Jan. 5, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) announced the filing of Senate Bill 6, the Privacy Protection Act, aimed at stopping transgender people from using the bathroom of their choice.