HOUSTON – A panel of judges has affirmed a 215th District Court’s decision regarding "death penalty" sanctions rendered against a drilling company.
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BEAUMONT – The Court of Appeals for the 9th District of Texas at Beaumont panel of judges has reversed an 88th District Court’s decision that favored a Texas inmate injured in prison.
AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed a friend-of-the-court brief signed by other state attorneys general with the U.S. Supreme Court in regards to President Donald Trump's travel ban.
HOUSTON – A panel of 1st District Court of Appeal judges have kept the bout between two parties alive over a bar fight complaint.
Black Lives Matter, other groups seek removal of Harris County judge over Houston Chronicle comments
HOUSTON – Blacks Lives Matter: Houston and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas, along with six other organizations, have called for the suspension and removal of the 209th District Criminal Court Judge Michael McSpadden for comments made in a Feb. 23 Houston Chronicle report the groups claim show racial bias.
HOUSTON – A 1st District Court of Appeals panel of judges has affirmed a trial court’s ruling on an alleged medical malpractice-related death.
AUSTIN – If a county policy does not reduce a county judge's salary because the judge receives pay funded by the state, that county may deny the judge longevity pay, according to Attorney General Ken Paxton.
AUSTIN – Government property and resources can be used for commerce events if the city council approves, according to the attorney general.
BEAUMONT – The 9th District Court of Appeals affirmed a summary judgment in favor of an oil inspector in a dispute over testing results.
BEAUMONT – The 9th District Court of Appeals has affirmed a trial court's decision over a stay in a complicated complaint over hydrocarbon sales.
MARSHALL – The Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas partially granted and partially denied a law firm's motion to dismiss a claim against it filed by an insurance company.
HOUSTON – The 14th Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a ruling from the 212th District Court of Galveston County in an appeal involving whether a Canadian woman was properly served.
BEAUMONT – The 9th District Court of Appeals reversed and remanded a ruling in an attorney's fee case.
MARSHALL – A Marshall Division of the Eastern District of Texas judge has dismissed a patent infringement complaint based on venue.
Family members of man struck and killed at SXSW Festival appeal wrongful death suit to federal court
NEW ORLEANS – The mother and child of Steven Craenmehr, who was killed when an allegedly intoxicated driver drove through road block signs into pedestrians in 2014 at the SXSW Festival, has appealed their case to the U.S. 5th District Court of Appeals after a district court dismissed their wrongful death suit.
First District Court of Appeals dismisses claims against Steamboat Capital Management in investment case
HOUSTON – The Court of Appeals for the First District of Texas granted and denied two appellants' special appearance motions in an investment strategy lawsuit.
AUSTIN – A federal organization has recognized the Texas Attorney General Consumer Protection Division with an award for its efforts to combat fraud and deception.
BEAUMONT – The 9th District Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court's ruling over an injury allegedly sustained at a boat dock slip.
ATLANTA – The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit is asking the Texas Supreme Court to help answer a product liability case question in a case filed by a Texas woman.
WASHINGTON – A 2014 U.S. Supreme Court ruling on "abstract" patents has hit patent litigation hard and reduced the burden on software developers in the three years since its ruling, according to two experts in the intellectual property law.