The Texas Supreme Court’s recent ruling on a standoff between a California self-help legal publisher and the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee may set up the first test of brand-new open records rules governing the judiciary.

The Texas judiciary and all of its agencies have long been exempt from releasing government documents under the Texas Public Information Act. But in an April 15 decision, the high court ruled that the UPLC is subject to rules that went into effect two weeks earlier – rules that open judicial administrative records to the public.

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