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November 8, 2016

Texas General Election

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January 10, 2017

85th Legislative Session Begins

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May 29, 2017

85th Legislative Session Ends

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greg-abbott

Governor Abbott Appoints Three To Judicial Compensation Commission

Source: http://gov.texas.gov/news/appointment/22656 Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Alejandro “Alex” Cestero and Scott Salmans and reappointed Bill Strawn to the Judicial Compensation Commission for terms set to expire February 1, 2021. Strawn will continue serving as chair. The commission recommends the proper salaries to be paid by the state for all justices and...
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Appeals Court Halts Mostyn Hurricane Rita Lawsuit

Appeals Court Halts Mostyn Hurricane Rita Lawsuit

Source: Southeast Texas Record (Link) Author: David Yates BEAUMONT – The Ninth Court of Appeals recently stayed a Hurricane Rita lawsuit brought against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, finding temporarily relief should be granted to prevent “undue prejudice.” Around a decade ago, plaintiff David James, who is represented by Houston attorney Steve Mostyn, filed...
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Mark Pulliam

Grounds for Concern?

This article first appeared on the Library of Law and Liberty Source: http://www.libertylawsite.org/2016/09/15/grounds-for-concern/#sthash.TUFTJldP.dpuf September 15, 2016 By Mark Pulliam We have seen many examples of an “engaged judiciary” at the state court level, and it isn’t always pretty. Advocates of resuscitated constitutional protection for economic...
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WSJ: Litigation Funding Moves Into Mainstream

Wall Street Journal By SARA RANDAZZO Aug. 4, 2016 3:20 p.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/articles/litigation-funding-moves-into-mainstream-1470338402 Startups like LexShares, Trial Funder attract investors with promises of double-digit returns LexShares’ co-founder, Jay Greenberg, a former investment banker, said the company targets commercial cases that need $100,000 to $1...
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rodney-ellis

Ellis Wins Democratic Nomination for Harris County Commissioner

By Patrick Svitek, The Texas Tribune – June 25, 2016 State Sen. Rodney Ellis, D-Houston, has won the Democratic nomination for a vacant seat on the Harris County commissioner’s court, putting the 26-year Texas Senate veteran on a path to leave the Legislature by next year. Ellis garnered support from a majority of precinct chairs at a Saturday meeting of...
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Grounds for Concern?

This article first appeared on the Library of Law and Liberty Source: http://www.libertylawsite.org/2016/09/15/grounds-for-concern/#sthash.TUFTJldP.dpuf September 15, 2016 By Mark Pulliam We have seen many examples of an “engaged judiciary” at the state court level,...

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WSJ: Litigation Funding Moves Into Mainstream

Wall Street Journal By SARA RANDAZZO Aug. 4, 2016 3:20 p.m. ET http://www.wsj.com/articles/litigation-funding-moves-into-mainstream-1470338402 Startups like LexShares, Trial Funder attract investors with promises of double-digit returns LexShares’ co-founder, Jay...

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WSJ Opinion: Pay to Play Goes to Court

A lawsuit target charges that tort bar collusion with prosecutors is illegal. Updated June 17, 2016 9:55 a.m. ET A seedy side of American law is the widespread collusion between the plaintiffs bar and government prosecutors, who trade contingency-fee lawsuits for...

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