R. Ted Cruz, elected junior U.S. Senator from Texas on November 6, has frequently made news over the years. Here are a few examples from The National Law Journal’s archives.

APRIL 7, 2008

Justices listen to a key voice
An excellent term for a U.S. Supreme Court advocate is victory in one of the most important cases on the docket. An extraordinary term is that victory plus an opportunity to argue — win or lose — in a second high-profile case. The excellent R. Ted Cruz, Texas solicitor general, is about to have an extraordinary term. 

FEBRUARY 9, 2011

Appellate Lawyer of the Week: R. Ted Cruz
R. Ted Cruz says he has two full-time jobs these days: leading the Supreme Court and appellate practice of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, and running for the U.S. Senate from Texas to succeed Kay Bailey Hutchison in 2012.

MAY 2, 2011

Brief of the Week: Another cross to bear
In Salazar v. Buono, the Supreme Court said in passing that the First Amendment does not require eradication of all religious symbols in public. But another cross case out of Utah could force the court to make a stronger statement.

The NLJ and its affiliated publications have honored U.S. Senator-elect R. Ted Cruz on a number of occasions. Here’s what we said about him at the time.