The Texas Supreme Court has ended part of a long-running inter-governmental battle over a coastal navigation district’s exclusive lease with an oyster-farming business; the rest, not so much. The case, which began in 2014, will continue, but with one less party. The Texas Lawbook has the story.
Citing a state agency’s misrepresentation of its own procedures, the Texas Supreme Court Friday reinstated the administrative appeal of a group home employee who was about to be placed on a state misconduct register. The per curiam opinion was bold, even acerbic, and included a reference to Animal House. Allen Pusey explains.
The State Bar of Texas released its monthly list of disciplinary actions taken against Texas lawyers. Here are their actions and findings.
April 25, Four Seasons Hotel On April 25, ACC Houston and The Texas Lawbook hosted the annual Corporate Counsel Awards with more than 300 Houston lawyers and corporate executives in
Call it what you will, like it or not, but the newest iteration of a North American trade agreement recognizes the new economic realities that have developed over 25 years of NAFTA. A panel of experts, including the chief legal officer of AT&T Latin America, at SMU’s Cox School of Business reflected on the new realities. The Lawbook was there.
In their monthly account of disciplinary actions, the State Bar of Texas reports discipline taken against three judges: a Waco judge who appointed a police detective as foreman of a controversial grand jury, a Parker County judge who hired and promoted an assistant with whom he was having a sexual relationship, and a judge in New Braunfels who interrupted jury deliberations in a criminal trial by announcing that God had informed him a conviction would be a miscarriage of justice. In other actions, one lawyer resigned his license, eight lawyers were suspended from practice and three received public reprimands.
The Corporate Deal Tracker lists merger and acquisition deals with significant participation by Texas-based lawyers. The following lists transactions announced or closed during calendar 2018 as submitted by the firms
Here are the top 50 M&A transactions involving Texas-headquartered companies in 2018 as compiled exclusively for The Texas Lawbook by Mergermarket.
Texas A&M professor Dr. George C. Wright will be speaking Thursday at the University of North Texas/Dallas School of Law on the social and legal history that drove the massive migrations of African and African-American populations from colonial era to the present.
The State Bar of Texas has announced its most recent disciplinary actions. According to the state bar, five judges were disciplined, including one judicial suspension. In addition, seven Texas lawyers were suspended and two more received public reprimands.