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The Kelly High School team was the winner of the Mock Trial Competition sponsored by the Jefferson County Bar Association. The team accepted its award at the JCBA Law Day event. Jefferson County Bar Association Law Day 2007 Results
Confronted with wild allegations of jury tampering by a glib, flamboyant local plaintiff's lawyer, Jefferson County Judge Donald Floyd could have been forgiven for simply dismissing the matter.
The Art Museum of Southeast Texas is featuring George Tobolowsky: Poetry in Steel on exhibit from April 28-July 8. Tobolowsky finds industrial metal cast offs and brings them to life in sculpture. Stand Alone Art for 5-7-07 Metal sculpture at art museum of southeast texas
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 23 - April 27
Recent civil filings in Jefferson County District Courts, April 20-May 1
Last summer, the makers of small, disposable respirator masks (which sell for about $1 each) startled Congress and healthcare leaders when they announced that Americans might not have access to these basic medical devices in the event of a flu pandemic.
Texans for Lawsuit Reform joined with Texas ports and the maritime industry, including every dredging company doing business in Texas, to applaud the passage of CSHB 1602, introduced by Rep. Corbin Van Arsdale, R-Houston.
Polling places for May 12, 2007 Special Election
Plaintiff's lawyer Brent Coon says the Washington Post is "fair" and should be allowed to report on his cases at the Jefferson County courthouse.
U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison U.S. Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) was awarded the Connie Mack Lifetime Achievement Award for her support of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
Recent civil filings in Orange County District Courts
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The hearing comes unprecedented. In 21st Century America, at least.
Texas court dismisses claim of VIOXX user who said Merck failed to properly warn of the alleged risks
WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., April 20, 2007 - Merck & Co., Inc. said today that a Texas court overseeing the Texas litigation rejected a plaintiff's claim that she was not properly informed of the medicine's alleged risks because, in fact, the VIOXX label contained a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved warning. The court order in the case, Ledbetter v. Merck, could have an impact on most
Lamar University President James Simmons "On behalf of the students, faculty and staff of Lamar University, we extend our deepest sympathies to the Virginia Tech family," said President James Simmons. "We offer our heartfelt support as the community deals with this horrific and profound loss."
A hearing has been set April 25 at 1:30 p.m. on a motion to quash the depositions of two Southeast Texas Record journalists accused of tampering with a jury.
Recent Civil filings in Orange County District Courts, April 12
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