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Past and present Texas Bar presidents trade letters over ‘unprecedented’ voter ‘suppression’

By David Yates | Feb 13, 2019

AUSTIN – A former Texas Bar president is asking the current to withdraw an opinion request made to Attorney General Ken Paxton, who has been called upon to determine if 76,000 “senior” lawyers around the state have the right to vote on the election of Texas Young Lawyers Association officials.

TEXAS OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Pax­ton Seeks Court Enforce­ment of Set­tle­ment Agree­ment Against Tobac­co Com­pa­nies to Obtain Over $125 Mil­lion for Texas

By Press release submission | Feb 4, 2019

Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a U.S. District Court to enforce terms of the Texas tobacco settlement agreement requiring major cigarette companies to pay more than $125 million to the state of Texas.

Texas AG opinion sought on validity of election process of TYLA president

By David Yates | Jan 23, 2019

BEAUMONT – Should approximately 76,000, due-paying attorneys have the right to vote on the election of Texas Young Lawyers Association officials – that’s the question State Bar President Joe Longley is asking Attorney General Ken Paxton to answer.

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