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Signaling support for a ruling that said a Big Law firm can’t use the Texas anti-SLAPP law to dismiss a legal-malpractice lawsuit, the Texas Supreme Court on Friday rejected review on an appeal by Carrington, Coleman, Sloman & Blumenthal.

Denying review of Carrington Coleman’s appeal means that the Dallas-based firm must return to a trial court, proceeding to discovery for a lawsuit by software company White Nile Software Inc.

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Angela Morris

Angela Morris is ALM Media's Texas litigation reporter. She covers lawsuits in all levels of Texas state and federal courts. Based in Austin, Morris earned journalism and government degrees from the University of Texas at Austin in 2006, and since then, has worked primarily as a reporter and writer, but also has skills in videography, photography and podcasts. Follow her on Twitter at @AMorrisReports.

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