Monday, March 21, 2016

Houston Legal Links 3/21/2016

Originally published by Mary Flood.

Top legal news includes: 2 robbery suspects fatally shot by HPD identified; Medical Examiner: Missing Katy teen died from multiple gunshot wounds; CCA Court race spat focuses on flunked certification test (Chron subsc); Paxton first assistant hire draws ire for fighting gay marriage (Chron subsc); Boom or bust, courts remain busy in North Dakota oil patch; HPD cleared officer in 2012 shooting without considering eyewitness accounts (Chron subsc); Police discover remains at dig site for girl missing since ’97; A year later, China still won’t release Houston businesswoman (Chron subsc); Armored truck guard fatally shot outside bank; The Parks and Wildlife Department Has New Nuke Detectors (But Shhh…It’s a Secret!); Deputy slams into back of suspected drunk driver’s car stopped on freeway; Moody’s Downgrades Houston’s Credit but Mayor Turner Has a Plan. Sort Of.; Turner taps two, reappoints two to Metro board; For Texas man, a trail of deceit and death (Chron subsc); Voices from the Border: Illegal Crossings and Deportations; Texas mother accused of putting child in oven; A&M, U of H Make a Leap in U.S. News Rankings w/chart (Texas Lawbook); Largest U.S. refinery now belongs to Saudi Arabia; Dallas Fed: Texas economy pinched in oil-heavy regions, but still growing & U.S. oil exports going around the world.

For the water cooler: Let Me Tell You Something Brother, The Hulk Hogan Victory Is Going To Be Reversed On Appeal; Attorney faces felony case, accused of punching police officer during courthouse argument; What’s a court visitor to do with a banned cellphone? Storage lockers are being eliminated; Law School Offers Students An Amazing Opportunity — To Bag Groceries; Is This The Beginning Of The End For Grand Juries; Legal assistant who deposited $300K in law firm payments to own account takes mail fraud plea; One Day The Government Will Come For Your Brackets; Trump’s Path to White House May Include Detour on Witness Stand; Judge nixes rare murder case against a California corporation; Is online dispute resolution the wave of the future?; From The Career Files: Does Competition Make You A Better Lawyer?; Releasing legal documents under public records law didn’t waive privilege, top California court says; Cybersecurity laws are a worldwide but evolving patchwork; Gator’s size leads to denied permit for beloved indoor pet; DOJ sues to stop Tribune Publishing from buying corporate owner of two California newspapers; Minority women make slight gain in partner promotions; will minority gender imbalance shift?
What do Merrick Garland’s financial reports reveal &

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

from Texas Bar Today
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