Monday, May 6, 2013
A Dallas judge has given a green light to a whistleblower suit filed by Hurst solo Ginger Weatherspoon,a former assistant Texas attorney general who alleges she was retaliated against and fired after reporting that two supervising attorneys tried "to suborn perjury" from her about a judge.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
A federal judge has rejected an effort to force the Department of Motor Vehicles board of directors to approve issuance of specialty license plates bearing the Confederate battle flag.
Monday, March 25, 2013
The State Bar of Texas and Steve Fischer, who gathered enough petition signatures to become a candidate for State Bar president-elect, both claim victory after a March 19 Texas attorney general opinion.
Monday, September 3, 2012
A U.S. district judge James in Texas has sanctioned the Securities and Exchange Commission for deposing a witness in a securities suit in January without giving prior notice to the defendants.
Monday, July 23, 2012
The State Bar of Texas has sued Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, seeking relief from a June 28 letter ruling issued by the Texas Office of the Attorney General. That ruling calls for the Bar to turn over copies of bank statements and checks to a Texas Lawyer reporter.
Monday, June 25, 2012
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott could decide whether the Sunset Advisory Commission staff, when conducting a sunset review, has a right to attend closed meetings and to have access to certain documents when the State Commission on Judicial Conduct considers complaints against judges. State Rep. Dennis Bonnen, the SAC's chairman, asked Abbott to address two questions.