Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Houston Legal Links 2/3/2016

Originally published by Mary Flood.

Top legal links include: HPD chief announces his resignation; 15 Lawyers So Far Working at Orrick’s New Houston Office; 3 people found dead in Fort Bend home with kids inside; Anti-Abortion Activists In Houston Planned Parenthood Video Case Set To Turn Themselves In; Exonerations in the U.S. reach new level, with Texas leading the pack (Chron subsc); Texas Supreme Court Clears up Royalty Fractions Confusion in Will Case (Texas Lawyer); Houston civil rights pioneer Holly Hogrobrooks dies at 75; University Of Houston Alumni Association Petitions Against University Of Texas; Why Texas Electricity Regulators Won’t Fix a $50 Million Mistake; Beezow Doo-doo Zopittybop-bop-bop accused of assaulting officer; Uber shuts down service in Galveston; Dallas County reports first sexually transmitted Zika case; Truck owner fighting DEA over death of informant; Report: Fatal Pasadena chemical plant explosion caused by faulty equipment (Chron subsc); S&P takes aim at energy companies; BP CEO: oil outlook ‘lower for longer, but not lower forever’ & California AG sues gas company over uncontrolled leak.

For the water cooler: Where’s the cheese? Suit says McDonald’s ‘100 percent’ mozzarella sticks contain starch; The Best Law Firms In America According To In-House Counsel; Dog lawyer also advocates for parakeet; Lawyer is accused of getting opposing counsel’s trial questions from emails hacked by client; Respected Legal Recruiter Suggests Law Grads Find ‘Sugar Daddies’ To Pay Off Their Debts; Ex-employee sues over Yahoo worker rating system, says it does end run around WARN requirement; Four Supreme Court Justices are older than 75. Is that a problem?; Courtney Love’s win in ‘Twibel’ suit by her ex-lawyer is upheld by appeals court; Associate Bonus Watch: Earth To Partners — The Recession Is Over; Lawyer is accused of fondling undercover detective; Former judge pleads guilty for ordering deputy to jolt defendant with Stun-Cuff; Moody’s downgrades rating of California Western School of Law; Plaintiffs’ Lawyer, Former Judge on Short List for Delaware Chancery Court; Former DA says Cosby accuser had ‘credibility issue’ and his nonprosecution decision was binding; Pot case dismissed due to lack of warrant, but 2,300 pounds of evidence will go up in smoke & Basic Humanity 101: For Law Students (And Faculty).

Curated by Texas Bar Today. Follow us on Twitter @texasbartoday.

from Texas Bar Today
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