Lawyer malpractice cases, usually handled in state courts, rarely find their way onto the docket of the U.S. Supreme Court. But the high court on Jan. 16 took up a Texas legal malpractice case
As lawyers, we get to debate some of the most pressing questions of our time: The limits of Congress's commerce power. The reach of the Due Process Clause. "Pleaded" versus "pled." Yes, you read that
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Because of her propensity for songwriting, 359th District Judge Kathleen Hamilton jokes that perhaps she could have had a career writing greeting cards instead of in the law. But she says she made th
The Texas Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Sept. 15 regarding whether Texas courts should require lawyers to produce detailed time records when seeking attorney-fee awards, as is the practice in
Texas Lawyer gathered four Dallas district court judges to talk about their preferences on how attorneys file motions in their courts; when it's best to file a motion for summary judgment; how to suc
In their 2009-2010 term, Texas Supreme Court justices addressed wide-ranging issues, from determining the constitutionality of the two-year statute of limitations and 10-year repose statute in medica
In two cases decided Aug. 27, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions that could directly impact lawyers' practices
In a petition for writ of mandamus filed July 29, Texas Court of Criminal Appeals Presiding Judge Sharon Keller asks the state Supreme Court to vacate the public warning the State Commission on Judic
The Texas Supreme Court recently reversed an intermediate appellate court's award of attorney's fees equaling 70 percent of the total damages awarded in a suit over the breach of a lease agreement. T
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