Newsroom

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 ring....

TCJL Files Brief in Contract Damages Case

TCJL today filed an amicus curiae brief in a case that, if not corrected, expands the measure of consequential damages in breach of contract cases. Signature Industrial Services, LLC and Jeffry Ogden v. International Paper Company (No. 20-0396) arose from a...

SCOTX Extends Emergency Order

The Texas Supreme Court has extended its emergency order suspending most in-person proceedings until September 30. The order will continue to allow all Texas courts to modify or suspend deadlines and procedures, whether required by statute, rule, or order, through...

ILR, States Continue Push for Congressional Action

As negotiations continue in Washington over the next round of COVID-19 relief, federal liability protections introduced by Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) have become central to the talks between the White House and congressional leaders. Please redouble your efforts to...

Coalition Pushes Congress for COVID-19 Liability Relief

A coalition of 480 business organizations, including TCJL and many other Texas business and professional associations, has petitioned Congress for passage of the "SAFE TO WORK Act," which was introduced last week by Senator John Cornyn (R-Texas). A copy of the...

SBOT Takes Action in response to McDougal Controversy

In a special meeting held on July 27, the State Bar of Texas took the following actions in response to comments made by President Larry McDougal. According to an email sent by SBOT to its members earlier today, the board took the following actions after hearing...

Sarah Eckhardt Wins Special Election in SD 14

Former Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt has emerged from a six-candidate special election to win the Senate District 14 seat, vacated this spring by longtime Sen. Kirk Watson (D-Austin). Eckhardt resigned from her position as County Judge earlier this summer to...

SCOTX Amends Emergency Order to Conform to CARES Act

This the morning the Texas Supreme Court issued an order renewing amending its order dated May 14, 2020, regarding evictions. The Court ordered that landlords who file or have filed eviction proceedings between March 27 and August 24, 2020 must state in the...

Justice Paul Green to Step Down Next Month

The Texas Supreme Court's second-longest serving jurist, Justice Paul Green, will step down on August 15 after 15 years of distinguished service to the judiciary and people of Texas. On behalf of the League and its members, we wish to express our profoundest...

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This