Solos and small firm lawyers who also serve in the Texas Legislature filed for most of the legislative continuances between 2003 and 2005, according to a recent study.

The study, released last week by the political watchdog group Texans for Public Justice, revealed that five lawyer-legislators — all of whom are solos or small firm attorneys — accounted for 81 percent of the 431 legislative continuances that delayed hearings or stopped trials on behalf of clients the lawyers represented.

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