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TLR Foundation releases 'Evaluating Judicial Selection in Texas: A Comparative Study of State Judicial Selection Methods'
AUSTIN—The Texans for Lawsuit Reform Foundation has released its latest paper, “Evaluating Judicial Selection in Texas: A Comparative Study of State Judicial Selection Methods,” an in-depth study comparing the methods used by various states to select their judges.
HOUSTON - On his website, Texas House candidate Justin Ray touts his “proven success,” but many questions have arisen concerning Ray and his failed business, Spearhead Energy Solutions, LLC.
- Campaigns & Elections
HOUSTON – Taking a stand against partial judges in the courtroom, Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR) seeks to inform citizens of a better selection process ahead of the next election.
AUSTIN – On June 10, Gov. Greg Abbott signed off on House Bill 2826, which could curtail the rising trend of Texas attorneys soliciting county, school district and city officials in hopes of pursuing litigation.
If you were a salaried employee and thought you deserved to make more money, you’d ask for a raise, right? You wouldn’t try to talk your employer into keeping you on staff and hiring you as an outside contractor at the same time, so you could get paid twice for doing the job you’re already being paid for, would you?
AUSTIN – With the 86th Texas Legislative Session now in the books, Texans for Lawsuit reform says its just completed one of its “busiest and most successful legislative sessions ever.”
Brooks County hires its own county attorney for opioid suit, law prohibits paying fees to salaried officers
SOUTH TEXAS – David Garcia, the county attorney for Brooks County, signed a contingency fee agreement with his employer to represent the county in an opioid lawsuit – a relationship that seemingly comes into conflict with the Texas Local Government Code.
AUSTIN – House Bill 2826, which could curtail the growing trend of attorneys soliciting local governments to pursue litigation, has cleared both chambers of the Texas Legislature.
AUSTIN – The Texas House’s passage of a bill which seeks to reign in the Texas Citizens Participation Act has earned praise from Texans for Lawsuit Reform.
AUSTIN – State Rep. Steve Allison (R-San Antonio) is at the forefront of an effort to change the way how judges in the state are picked.