Friday, March 11, 2016

Houston Legal Links 3/11/2016

Originally published by Mary Flood.

Top legal news includes: Police Investigating Shooting At State Senator John Whitmire’s Houston Office; Whitmire: Assault Rifle Used in Office Shooting; Partner Counts Increase in 2016 for Big Law Firms in Texas (Texas Lawyer); Anadarko’s action shows how much damage oil bust has done (Chron subsc); Religious Liberty Champion Joins AG Paxton’s Team as First Assistant; Texas Supreme Court Asked to Weigh in on Austin’s Battle with Uber; New controversy for odd candidate who bizarrely said Obama was a gay prostitute; Feds: Woman Stole Dead Person’s Identity, Became Cruise Ship Captain For 20 Years; Law Designed To Drug Test Unemployed Texans Still Not In Place; Pastor, church worker charged with stealing former employee’s identity; Mom says four-year-old suffers severe brain damage after dentist visit; Prairie View A&M student found not guilty after controversial arrest; Rodeo Thief on the Lam With Lambert Family Lamb; CPS Workers Call for State to Drop Appeal of Foster Care Reform; Texas Denies Any Ties to Super Obvious Planned Parenthood Study Results; Open Carry Texas will march at SXSW during Barack Obama’s visit; TransCanada reportedly in talks to acquire Houston pipeline company & Pennsylvania families win $4.24M verdict against gas driller.

For the water cooler: The U.S. News Rankings Are Horrible. Stop Paying Attention; Attorney Loses Dog, Mind In Profanity-Laced Filing About Strippers; Landmark sleep apnea ruling helps plaintiffs collect $6M in Greyhound crash; Defense lawyer is left bruised and bloodied in confrontation with DA investigator; Repeat offender who met with clients at bar association law library gets time for posing as attorney; UC Berkeley law dean takes indefinite leave amid sex harassment allegations; Posner op-ed: SCOTUS is of course politicized; political ideology and religion influence justices; Schools for Scandal – St. Paul’s, Berkeley Law, Stanford Graduate Business; Some law firms aim for best summer associates with early job offers; Just Say No: Jury Nullification Bill Advances in New Hampshire & Standard Of Review: Kinda Sorta Liking This Half-Season Of ‘Suits’.

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

from Texas Bar Today
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