Southeast Texas Record News

Abbott's promise: 'Texas will remain the best state'

By Southeast Texas Record | Dec 22, 2014

With the new year, Texas gets a new governor. We'll miss having Rick Perry at the helm, but are confident Greg Abbott will steer our ship of state with equally steady hands.

Ferguson's Law: When you sue, sue someone with money

By Southeast Texas Record | Dec 16, 2014

When the person responsible for an accident has little or no money, what's a plaintiff's attorney to do?

Our courts are not the place for playing games

By Southeast Texas Record | Dec 9, 2014

Last month, we editorialized on a civil suit in which we found it impossible to sympathize with either party because both sides were thoroughly unappealing.

Did Howard Dean really get 'lucky' in Texas?

By Southeast Texas Record | Dec 2, 2014

Why would anyone care what Howard Dean has to say? Why would anyone read Salon to find out what Howard Dean has to say?

Our View: It's time for Republicans in Congress to neuter the EPA

By Southeast Texas Record | Nov 21, 2014

In an administration known for its cavalier attitude about the law, the EPA is one of the most lawless of agencies.

Our View: Judge Milton Shuffield,  the trained sealer

By Southeast Texas Record | Nov 18, 2014

Earlier this year, U.S. District Judge Max O. Cogburn Jr. overturned a lower court’s decision to seal documents and testimony in the bankruptcy estimation trial of Garlock Sealing Technologies. He affirmed that a court is a public forum and that the public has the right to know the details of court settlements. 

Our View: Racist acts or ageist axe? Who knows, and who cares?

By Southeast Texas Record | Nov 4, 2014

When the Cowboys or the Texans play, it's easy to know who to root for – except when they play each other, as they did last month.

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