Police say man arrested in one slaying led them to 6 other bodies; he is now charged with murder

First Amendment

Sermon subpoena request was overbroad, Houston mayor acknowledges

Election Law

5th Circuit reinstates strict Texas voter ID law

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS partly stays Texas abortion law that closed all but eight abortion clinics in the state

Tort Law

Wendy Davis defends controversial wheelchair campaign ad, saying it attacks lawsuit-stance hypocrisy

White-Collar Crime

Duped by lawyer’s faked suits, attorney who operated litigation funding firm loaned her $400K

Criminal Justice

Judge’s ‘media whores’ remark doesn’t offend Adrian Peterson’s lawyer, but DA wants recusal

Business of Law

Litigation success brings layoffs for 17 attorneys at law firm representing Halliburton

Constitutional Law

Once on death row for murder committed when he was 1,000 miles away, Texas man is free after plea

Tort Law

Could Dallas hospital be liable for initial failure to admit Ebola patient? Tort reform a barrier

Heatlh Law

Authority for Ebola quarantine ‘is as American as apple pie’

Election Law

Appeals judge sues over Texas voter ID law, says it is ‘completely legally unconstitutional’

Trials & Litigation

5th Circuit overturns stay on Texas abortion law; 13 of 21 remaining clinics closed overnight

Criminal Justice

Lawyer hired in capital case six months out of law school can continue as lead counsel, judge rules


Texas justice is probably America’s most avid judicial Tweeter; is it unseemly?

Criminal Justice

Cancer researcher gets 10 years in poisoning case

Criminal Justice

Former Texas judge admits stealing dead man’s Social Security benefits

Trials & Litigation

Federal jury says Patti LaBelle’s entourage not responsible for injury to West Point cadet

Criminal Justice

Citing Good Samaritan law, police don’t charge woman who broke into hot car to save baby

Law Practice Management

Baker Botts joins open office trend, moves junior associates to interior area