TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Res Judicata Case

This case, Eagle Oil & Gas Co. v. TRO-X, L.P. (No. 18-0983), came to TCJL’s attention while on motion for rehearing before the Texas Supreme Court. It arose from a 2007 contract dispute that was litigated in a Midland district court before winding its way through...

TCJL Files Amicus in Toyota Case

TCJL has filed an amicus curiae brief in a case pending at the Texas Supreme Court that threatens to undermine protective orders that guard a business’s sensitive confidential commercial information, including information identifying and disclosing details about their data base infrastructure. The case, In re Toyota Motor Sales (No. 19-0845), arose from a Dallas trial court’s decision…

TCJL Files Amicus in Firearm Litigation

Last week TCJL filed an amicus curiae brief in a case of first impression that could have far-reaching impact on retail sellers of firearms and ammunition in Texas. The case, In re Academy, Ltd. d/b/a Academy Sports + Outdoors, arose from the horrific shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas in November, 2017. Plaintiffs sued Academy, alleging, among other things, that it violated the federal Gun…

Governor Abbott Appoints Brett Busby To Texas Supreme Court

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Brett Busby to the Supreme Court of Texas for a term set to expire on December 31, 2020. Busby’s appointment follows the retirement of Justice Phil Johnson. “It is a distinct honor to appoint Brett Busby to serve on the Supreme Court of Texas,” said Governor Abbott. “Brett’s respect for the Constitution and his…

Dallas Morning News Endorses Justice Jeff Brown for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6

The Dallas Morning News just endorsed Justice Jeff Brown in the race for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6. Justice Brown has served on the Texas Supreme Court since 2013 with prior judicial service on Texas’ Fourteenth Court of Appeals since 2007. Justice Brown is running against Democratic challenger Kathy Cheng in the Texas General Election on…

TCJL Files Amicus in Gross Negligence Case

TCJL has asked the Texas Supreme Court to accept review of a 5th District Court of Appeals (Dallas) decision that could have substantial adverse effects on Texas employers. The case, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. v. Rogers, arose from the death of a longtime Goodyear…

TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements

TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements TCJL PAC Releases 2018 Texas Primary Judicial Endorsements [pdf-embedder url=”https://tcjl.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180205-TCJLPAC-Judicial-Endorsements-1.pdf” title=”TCJL PAC...

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court Pending the confirmation of Justice Don Willett for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Governor Greg Abbott has selected Jimmy Blacklock as the next Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court....

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