Originally published by Mary Flood.
Top legal news includes: Woman claiming to be slain Dep. Goforth’s mistress speaks to Ch. 13; Sex scandal linked to deputy’s slaying has sheriff ‘concerned’ (Chron subsc); The Goforth Investigation Is Starting to Sound Like a Telenovela; Former Employee Sues UTMB Galveston, Alleges Retaliation For Defending Animals; Cruz campaign pulls ad featuring Houston porn actress; Texas judge defends letter asking former jurors to ‘meet and greet’; Man fatally stabbed outside Neiman Marcus; V&E: Still the King of the Oil Patch (Texas Lawbook); Activists Criticize Houston NAACP For Honoring Harris County DA; Texas Regulators Eye Deceptive Electricity Pricing; Big Patent Verdict May be Reason to Reassess Sherman Division (Texas Lawyer); $2 million lawsuit filed by motorcyclist against deadly crash victims who lost son; Families Accuse Bank of Laundering Gang Money; HISD to rename 3 schools named after Confederate figures; Black High Schoolers Met With Confederate Flags, Racial Slurs at Texas A&M; “Crush” Video Dude Found Guilty; Democrats introduce anti-drilling bill in House & At energy expo, industry still waiting for oil’s rock bottom (Chon subsc).
For the water cooler: Former Bryan Cave lawyer takes plea, admits voicemail death threat to partner; Pepper Hamilton and project lawyer resolve ADA suit over sleep disorder; Husband Sues Wife Over Valentine’s Day Present; Aaron Sorkin will adapt ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ for Broadway; The Pink Ghetto: Women Lawyers Will Be Harassed No Matter What They Wear; ‘Better Call Saul’ Is Real And He’s Amazing; Blank Rome announces Dickstein Shapiro acquisition; over 100 remaining lawyers will make the move; Law School To Accept GREs In Order To Corner The Market On Mediocrities; Top Transactional Firms By Law School Pedigree; Sirhan denied parole in 1968 slaying of Robert Kennedy, for 15th time; Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity; Former federal judge who sentenced pot dealer to 55 years asks Obama to commute the sentence; “Happy Birthday” Settlement Reached; Song Would Enter Public Domain; Standard of Review: The People v. O.J. Simpson Is Immensely Entertaining, With a Tad Too Much Kardashian & Why the SEC Must Wish It Never Went After Mark Cuban (AmLaw subsc).
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