The dispute involves high-risk surplus lines insurance commonly purchased by drillers, and is being closely watched for its impact on that market.
Friends, family and colleagues were there to celebrate the remarkable career of a lawyer who has done it all: from convicting a famous serial killer to winning confirmation from a highly partisan U.S. Senate, 96-0.
Dale Wainwright stepped to the podium at the Texas Supreme Court on Monday, looked at his former colleague Nathan Hecht and made a simple request: End a dispute between two counties that’s beginning to resemble Jarndyce v. Jarndyce.
Scott Keller, the solicitor general for Texas for the past three-and-one-half years, is joining Baker Botts as a partner in its appellate law section.
Monty Python’s famous “Dead Parrot” sketch involved John Cleese and Michael Palin debating whether a dead bird sold by a pet store was, in fact, deceased. In that same spirit, the recent Fifth Circuit case…
According to legal filings submitted Thursday, the government is appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit after it lost the case last month that sought to block the tie-up of the two companies.
A Texarkana appeals court has issued an opinion that favors a Dallas E&P company in a mineral rights dispute in East Texas and provides clarity on right of first refusal clauses in oil and gas leases.
State Bar Litigation Section to Recognize Dallas Court of Appeals Chief Justice Carolyn Wright as Texas Legal Legend
The Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas will induct Chief Justice Wright as a Texas Legal Legend at the State Bar’s Annual Meeting in Houston on June 21.
The 25-page opinion, written by Justice Jason Boatright, rejected all 15 issues raised on appeal by the Choctaw, including their argument that federal law should preempt state common-law claims involving a federally-licensed motor carrier.
© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Natalie Posgate (May 4) – A Houston appellate court has tossed out a $17 million jury negligence verdict against subsidiary of Baylor University’s general