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SCOTUS to reviews transgender teen’s bathroom discrimination case

Michelle de Leon Nov. 23, 2016, 1:22pm

The Supreme Court of the United States is set to make a decision on the socially divisive issue of bathroom policy involving transgender rights. The outcome of this deliberation is anticipated to affect not only the parties of the case, but also those fighting the same battles across the country.

Korean company loses patent infringement trial over smartphone technology

Michelle de Leon Oct. 26, 2016, 4:05pm

MARSHALL -- LG Electronics Inc. was found guilty for infringing two patents for smartphones that were owned by Core Wireless Licensing.

Verizon seeks to save Sprint from paying $12.5 million to CenturyLink

Michelle de Leon Oct. 24, 2016, 3:37pm

Sprint Communications Co. has found an ally in Verizon Communications Inc. as the latter calls for an appellate court to nullify the decision of a lower court in relation to the case brought by CenturyLink Inc.

Houston strip clubs settle dancers’ labor lawsuit for $1.1 million

Michelle de Leon Oct. 6, 2016, 4:03pm

HOUSTON – Dancers of four strip clubs in Houston are set to receive $1.1 million from their former employers as settlement to a labor case, alleging that they were incorrectly categorized as independent contractors.

Nueces County motorcycle accident victim’s heirs lose summary judgment case

Michelle de Leon Sep. 26, 2016, 12:18pm

CORPUS CHRISTI – A defendant in a case involving a helmet worn in motorcycle accident in Nueces County was awarded a summary judgment to dismiss the suit against them.

Texas bank wins collateral estoppel appeal against insurance agency

Michelle de Leon Sep. 13, 2016, 5:59pm

BEAUMONT – A Texas bank has won its appeal of a summary judgment based upon collateral estoppel.

Financial groups seek forum-selection clause appeal against Montgomery County trial court

Michelle de Leon Sep. 12, 2016, 3:42pm

BEAUMONT (Legal Newsline) – Financial groups have filed a petition for a writ of mandamus to compel the trial court to enforce a contractual forum-selection clause.

Obama seeks second chance for illegal aliens in Texas immigration case

Michelle de Leon Jul. 28, 2016, 11:31am

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration wants to convince the Supreme Court to reconsider the decision in U.S. v. Texas, noting that nine justices must be present in the vote to finalize the ruling.

ExxonMobil responds to massive subpoena over climate change by suing Mass. AG

Michelle de Leon Jul. 6, 2016, 2:21pm

FORT WORTH – In its latest response to a climate change fraud probe by a coalition of U.S. attorney generals, ExxonMobil filed its own suit against Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Tracy Healey in the Fort Worth Division of the Northern District of Texas on June 15.