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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.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/180205-TCJLPAC-Judicial-Endorsements-1.pdf" title="TCJL PAC 2018 Primary Judicial...

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and swore in Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court following Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Blacklock...

Governor Abbott Names Andrew Oldham General Counsel

Governor Abbott Names Andrew Oldham General Counsel Governor Greg Abbott today named Andrew Oldham as General Counsel to the Governor following the appointment of Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court. Oldham previously served as Deputy Solicitor General in the...

Speaker Straus Appoints Erben to Texas Ethics Commission

Speaker Straus Appoints Erben to Texas Ethics Commission   AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Thursday appointed Austin attorney Randy Erben to the Texas Ethics Commission. Erben will replace Chase Untermeyer, whose term has expired. The Speaker of the House...

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18 You are Cordially Invited to the Texas Civil Justice League 2018 Judicial Primary Candidate Forum featuring 2018 primary candidates and incumbents for: TEXAS SUPREME COURT & TEXAS COURTS OF APPEALS  ...

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Contract Penalty Case

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Contract Penalty Case TCJL today filed an amicus brief in the Texas Supreme Court in EP Energy E&P Company, L.P. v. Fairfield Industries, Inc. (No. 17-0926). The case involves a contract dispute between EP Energy and a provider of geological...

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....

TCJL 31st Annual Meeting Notice

Click Here to Register Now TEXAS CIVIL JUSTICE LEAGUE 31ST Annual Meeting   Thursday, November 9, 2017 2:00-3:00 PM Board Meeting (Board Members Only) 3:00-6:00 PM Member Meeting & Reception Headliners Club 221 West 6TH Street Austin, Texas 78701 Please register here:...

House GOP Caucus Working Group Recommends Speaker Election Changes

House GOP Caucus Working Group Recommends Speaker Election Changes The House Republican Caucus has circulated proposed changes to the caucus by-laws governing the process for the nomination of candidates for Speaker. The changes will be considered at a caucus meeting...

Lt. Governor Patrick Releases Second Wave of Interim Charges

Lt. Governor Patrick Releases Second Wave of Interim Charges Targets Campus Free Speech and Establishes Select Committee on Election Security AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick released his final list of the 81 interim legislative charges he is asking the Texas Senate to...

House Interim Charges Focus on Hurricane Harvey

House Interim Charges Focus on Hurricane Harvey   AUSTIN – Texas House Speaker Joe Straus released the full list of House interim charges Monday, assigning almost every committee at least one charge related to the state’s recovery from Hurricane Harvey. By issuing...

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Releases First Wave of Interim Charges

Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Releases First Wave of Interim Charges October 23, 2017 Targets Alamo Funding Review & Establishes Select Committee on E-Verify AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is asking the Texas Senate to study 81 additional interim legislative charges in...

ATRA cheers 5th Circuit reversal of record-setting FCA verdict

ATRA cheers 5th Circuit reversal of record-setting FCA verdict FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Urges High Court to Reassert Congressional Intent, Help Rein in Misuse and Abuse of ‘Lincoln’s Law’   WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2017 – The American Tort Reform Association is...

Federal circuit deals blow to Texas patent-trolls

Federal Circuit Deals Blow to Texas Patent-Trolls In a ruling issued earlier today, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals admonished Eastern District of Texas Federal Judge Rodney Gilstrap for abusing his discretion in refusing to transfer venue of a patent...

Governor Abbott appoints Kent Sullivan Commissioner of Insurance

Governor Abbott appoints Kent Sullivan Commissioner of Insurance Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Kent Sullivan as Commissioner of Insurance for a term set to expire February 1, 2019. Kent Sullivan of Austin is a partner at Jackson Walker. He previously served as a...

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff

Governor Abbott announces changes to senior staff Governor Greg Abbott today announced changes to his senior staff as the transition to the interim and preparations for the 2019 legislative session begin to take place. The Governor’s long-time Chief of Staff, Daniel...

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