Monday, March 27, 2017

Houston Legal Links

Originally published by Mary Flood.

Top legal news: In Closing Argument, Harris County Says Almost No Poor People Are Stuck in Jail; Stockman says he’ll be vindicated as lawyers brush off “deep state blame; Texas legal rates soar as national firms rush in (Chron subsc); Online Arbitration Policy Needs Explicit Notice: Texas Court (Law360); Austin mayor to meet with DHS secretary amid “sanctuary” debate; Sheriff: ICE arrests 26 parolees during community service; Baylor scandal sparks effort to end sexual assault statewide; Hackers increase attacks on energy sector computers (Chron subsc); ‘Lawyers Behaving Badly’: Firm Sues Former Lawyer, Alleging He Stole Client Information and Operated His Own Firm on the Side; Possible Discrimination Against White Straight Christian Raised in A&M Election Fiasco; First trial in 2015 Texas biker shootout delayed by judge; Chief Judge Stewart Appointed to Judicial Conference Executive Committee (Texas Lawbook); Retired HPD officer shoots neighbor to stop machete attack; At feisty town hall, Culberson stays course on Obamacare repeal; U.S. Rep. Ted Poe resigns from Freedom Caucus; Texas Jury Hits Motorola For $9M In HD Voice Patent Trial (Law360); Liquor regulators acknowledge Rangers haven’t cleared them; 18 Texas sheriffs step up to replace Harris County in Trump’s deportation push (Chron subsc); Texas ‘Small Tobacco’ Tax Beats Constitutional Challenge (Law360); How to make sure your voice gets heard at the Texas Capitol; Suspect arrested in Houston-area hit-and-run, 2 cyclists die; FAA resisted efforts to strengthen oversight of balloon industry (Chron susbc); Two teens charged in death of man found in burning dumpster& Falkenberg: At some public bathrooms there’s no debate, no signs (Chron subsc).

For the water cooler: Oregon judge allows video game designer to change sex to ‘agender’; Chicago officers faulted for misconduct went unpunished after their cases got lost in the system; The Law Schools With The Highest LSAT Scores; Utah adopts country’s toughest drunken driving standard; Supreme Court Says You Can Copyright Elements Of ‘Useful Articles’ — Which May Spell Disaster For 3D Printing & More; Corporate law prof is accused of stealing more than $4M from investors; Reinventing Professionals: From BigLaw partner to ethical hacker; Lawyer is among four killed in shootings at Wisconsin law office and bank; Biglaw Lawyers Behaving Badly: The Elite 8 (Part 2); Could Biglaw See Another Associate Pay Raise — Followed By A Recession? & Social workers charged with felony child abuse in boy’s death at the hands of his mother.

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

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