The nomination marks last needed in the pursuit to fill the five vacancies that are currently in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Statewide, there are 12 judicial vacancies in the federal district courts.
President Trump has nominated three lawyers to the federal bench in Texas, but amidst the government shutdown, when they can be approved is uncertain. Details on who in this article.
A Kansas federal judge Friday approved what may be the largest agricultural settlement in U.S. history. It marks the end of a four-year legal battle in which farmers alleged Syngenta released genetically modified corn into the marketplace, causing major disruptions in the corn trade between the U.S. and China. A Dallas attorney took part in the deal.
Texas-based 1776 Energy Partners has settled for nearly $5 million a legal malpractice claim against a San Antonio law firm after one of its lawyers botched a lawsuit so badly that they were forced to settle as defendants a suit the company had pursued as the plaintiff.
The jury found that church leaders violated a legally binding commitment it made to its former executive pastor of 20 years and his wife.
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 group of lawyers from the Dallas office of McKool Smith have scored a Patent Trial and Appeal Board win for a patent that a Dallas ear, nose & throat surgeon owns related to the technology of sinus surgery.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission officially filed charges Tuesday against two prominent Grapevine-based real estate investment trusts and five of its senior executives for misleading investors about the financial health of one of its key funds.
© 2018 The Texas Lawbook. By Mark Curriden (July 2) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced Monday that Houston-based KBR employed insufficient financial controls and procedures that resulted
AUSTIN – (July 2) – In a 5-3 decision, the Texas Supreme Court Friday ruled against an effort to remove from office a county hospital district trustee who wanted to zero out the district’s tax rate. The state not only failed to establish a case for the trustee’s removal, it might owe attorney’s fees under the state’s “anti-SLAPP” statute. The Texas Lawbook has the story.