Monday, October 31, 2016

Houston Legal Links -10/31/2016

Originally published by Mary Flood.

Top legal news includes: Texas Republicans want to narrow scope of same-sex marriage ruling; Trooper’s fatal shooting of mentally ill man raises questions (Chron subsc); Baylor regents: 19 football players accused of assault or rape since 2011; Texplainer: Can I wear my campaign gear to the polls?; Texas civil rights advocates air concerns about voter ID issues; Three Resources For Voters Who Encounter Problems At The Polls; A Recap of All The Evidence Harris County Police Have Lost Track Of; 23 Lawyers Disciplined on October List; Why this major Houston law office is adding an environmental practice; Texas continues to struggle with number of uninsured children; Ted Cruz Knows Better Than to Suggest Shrinking the Supreme Court; Dallas Attorney Secures Quick Settlement After Winning $18M Verdict in Talc Asbestos Case (Texas Lawyer); More than $1M seized after illegal game room arrests; Column: Houston voters face two bad choices on school financing; For university president who’s a veteran, free tuition for military kids presents a conundrum; Man facing drunk driving charge after running over pedestrian; Driver having medical episode kills pedestrian on North Freeway & El Paso hospital suggests other hospitals for rape kit exams.

For the water cooler: Who Is The Most Famous Practicing Lawyer?; 5 Signs You Need To Make A Lateral Move; ATL: New Names For South Texas ‘Houston’ College Of Law LEAKED!; Chicago Law Professors, Like Their Students, Must Also Suffer Through Class During World Series; Indicted judicial candidate says she wouldn’t take bench until ethics case is resolved; Law firm lays off more than 50 workers, trims offices; The 6 Most Popular Election CLE Programs Right Now; ABA group will publish article calling Trump a ‘libel bully’; Anita Hill calls for ‘fair investigation’ of groping claim against Justice Thomas; Facebook’s Arbitrary Offensiveness Police Take Down Informational Video About Breast; Cancer Screening; Ammon Bundy’s lawyer is stunned with Taser and arrested after acquittals in refuge standoff; Obama commutes sentences for 98 more prisoners, 42 of them lifers; Oregon civil rights lawyer files First Amendment suit over surveillance of his Twitter account; Retired Justice Stevens plans return to Chicago to see his beloved Cubs in World Series & What Pharma GCs Can Learn From Those Personal Injury TV Ads (Texas Lawyer).

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

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