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

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

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 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 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...

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery

John Sharp appointed to lead Hurricane Harvey recovery Faced with what is probably the biggest natural disaster in the state’s history, Gov. Greg Abbott turned Thursday to Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp, a savvy, no-nonsense politician with a track record of...

Oral argument scheduled in TWIA case

Oral argument scheduled in TWIA case

Oral argument scheduled in TWIA case The 14th District Court of Appeals [Houston] has scheduled oral argument in Texas Windstorm Insurance Association v. Dickinson Independent School District on September 14. TCJL filed an amicus brief in this case last week. Although...

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in TWIA Case

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in TWIA Case

TCJL files brief in TWIA case This week TCJL filed an amicus curiae brief in the Fourteenth Court of Appeals [Houston] in a case involving claims against the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA) arising from Hurricane Ike in 2008. In this case the Dickinson...

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Fall 2017 TCJL Journal

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS

85th Legislative Session Summary

TCJL Amicus Report

Preliminary 2018 Primary Endorsements

85th Legislative Special Session Summary

TCJL 30th Anniversary

President Trump Taps Justice Don Willett, James Ho for Fifth Circuit

2018 Texas Primary Candidates

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