TCJL Files Brief in DTPA Case

TCJL today filed an amicus brief in a matter pending before the Texas Supreme Court regarding a key provision of the 1995 reforms to the Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). Khosrow Sadeghian v. David Jaco (No. 20-0285) arises from a sale of residential real estate....

TCJL Files Amicus in U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals

Joining a diverse group of amici that include the Texas Oil & Gas Association, Louisiana Association of Business and Industry, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and others, TCJL has filed as amicus curiaein Plaquemines Parish v. Riverwood Production Co., Inc., et al...

SCOTX Proposes Rule for Service by Social Media

Pursuant to SB 891, the omnibus courts bill enacted last session, the Texas Supreme Court has issued a proposed rule to allow service of process by email, social media, or other electronic means under certain circumstances. The proposed rule amends Rule 106, Texas...

SCOTX Grants Rehearing in Eagle Oil Case

Today the Texas Supreme Court granted rehearing in Eagle Oil & Gas Co. v. TRO-X, L.P. (No. 19-0983). The Court previously denied the petition for review in March, but has now reinstated the petition and set oral argument for December 1. In May TCJL filed an amicus...

Governor Sets Special Election in SD 30

Governor Abbott has set a special election for September 29 to fill Senator Pat Fallon’s seat in Senate District 30. The filing deadline is August 28, with early voting set to commence on September 14. Rep. Drew Springer (R-Muenster) has thrown his hat in the...

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