1867 ABA Journal Texas articles.
U.S. District Judge Fred Biery of San Antonio is once again ramping up his warnings to feuding lawyers, this time in an opinion that quotes Elvis Presley, Joe Friday of…
Aug 21, 2018 6:10 AM CDT
A federal appeals court on Tuesday stayed a portion of a federal judge’s ruling that required the automatic release of misdemeanor defendants in Harris County, Texas, if they were unable to pay bail.
Aug 17, 2018 10:20 AM CDT
A federal judge in Texas has tossed a $5 million lawsuit against Georgetown University’s law school by a graduate who claimed he was barred as an employer from a school hiring fair because of discrimination and retaliation.
Aug 17, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
The pirate radio station used by Alex Jones to promote his conspiracy theories is no longer broadcasting over the airwaves after the Federal Communications Commission moved to enforce a fine…
Aug 16, 2018 10:29 AM CDT
An influential state commission said the blood-spatter analysis used to convict a former Texas high school principal of murdering his wife in 1985 was “not accurate or scientifically supported” and the expert who testified was “entirely wrong.”
Jul 24, 2018 4:00 PM CDT
New York could become the third state to ban animal rentals after the state attorney general filed a fraud suit against a chain called The Pet Zone that includes allegations…
Jul 19, 2018 11:10 AM CDT
A trial on the constitutionality of a Texas fetal remains burial law began Monday with a federal judge proclaiming that he has “no predisposition” in the case.
Jul 17, 2018 1:20 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated an indictment and directed the case be assigned to a new federal judge following the initial judge's alleged remarks about the female prosecutor in the case.
Jul 9, 2018 12:23 PM CDT
Since 2010, Robert Fickman has been helping to organize
Fourth of July readings of the Declaration of Independence around the state of Texas.
Jul 6, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
Texas exonerees Johnnie Lindsey, Christopher Scott and Stephen Phillips are the focus of the PBS documentary True Conviction
. Through the House of Renewed Hope, they investigate the cases of inmates who say they’ve been wrongfully accused.
Jul 1, 2018 2:05 AM CDT
ABA President Hilarie Bass will visit the Rio Grande Valley of Texas on June 25-26 in response to widespread concern about the federal policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexican border.
Jun 21, 2018 2:15 PM CDT
The wife of a Texas lawyer and the family’s limited partnership have settled a lawsuit targeting a woman said to have seduced the lawyer and induced him to transfer more…
Jun 21, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
Attorneys representing asylum-seekers from Central America frequently have worked with traumatized clients. But since the federal government began separating families after arresting parents for illegal entry, Kimi Jackson of the ABA’s South Texas Pro Bono Asylum Representation Project says the trauma has gotten far worse.
Jun 20, 2018 3:06 PM CDT
A Texas appeals court has ruled that a disbarred lawyer should get a new ethics trial because a court erred by allowing a federal bankruptcy judge to testify about the…
Jun 15, 2018 12:59 PM CDT
Warning: This story contains graphic content that could be disturbing to some readers.
It’s been 13 years since a floridly psychotic black man named Andre Thomas was sentenced to die.…
Jun 8, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
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