Texans have voted for their first Tea Party-backed Texas Supreme Court candidate, as John Devine handily defeated incumbent Justice David Medina in the July 31 Republican primary runoff. But Devine may confound those who see a traditional affinity between Republicans and tort reform groups. Devine notes he's a firm believer in upholding jury verdicts and he is troubled by the high court's reputation for overturning them
Winner in High Court Runoff Talks Tea Party, Deference to Juries
August 6, 2012
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