HOUSTON -- Personal injury attorney Dan Linebaugh, founder and leader of the Linebaugh Law Firm, recently received the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Diplomates of Trial Advocacy designation. This title recognizes attorneys who have demonstrated their ongoing commitment to legal education by completing more than 400 hours of qualifying AAJ educational programs.
When thinking about the National Labor Relations Board under President Obama, most observers recall the 2014 decision in NLRB v. Noel Canning, in which the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that Obama’s kangaroo-court “recess appointments”—made when the Senate was not actually in recess—were invalid.
WASHINGTON – Cornell Law School professor Stephen Yale-Loehr believes the upcoming U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a landmark case that will dictate whether President Barack Obama can bypass Congress to defer deportations and grant temporary work permits for millions of undocumented parents will be important for Texas, no matter which way the high court rules.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling awarding $5.8 million against Tyson Foods Inc. in favor of more than 3,000 workers from an Iowa meat-processing plant who were not paid for the time they spent putting on and removing required protective clothing and traveling to their work areas.
On Oct. 22 Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Texas has filed suit against the federal government over a regulation forcing states to effectively pay an unconstitutional to fund the Affordable Care Act. According to a press release, the law coercively threatens to choke off Medicaid funds for the health needs of millions of Texas citizens, including over 350,000 children, unless Texas taxpayers pay hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for Obamacare. “This threat to cut Medicaid fund