Texas

Law Practice Management

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

Celebrities

Federal judge declares mistrial in Patti LaBelle case because there are no black jurors

Entertainment & Sports Law

Vikings’ Adrian Peterson says sorry for hurting son, 4, in latest incident to test new NFL policy

Business of Law

Locke Lord and Edwards Wildman OK letter of intent to merge into 1,000-attorney firm

Judiciary

Former Texas judge is reprimanded for delayed rulings, mass case dismissal

Criminal Justice

Arrests made in slaying of lawyer gunned down at shopping mall

Labor & Employment

Popeyes Chicken franchisee agrees to settle HIV discrimination claim with EEOC

Court Security

Prosecutor slayings suspect wanted to target former judges, too, those in charge of murder case say

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is accused of threatening boyfriend with gun, shooting out his truck windshield

Constitutional Law

Texas law requiring abortion clinics to upgrade facilities is struck down; state seeks stay

Internet Law

Questioning jurisdiction, state supreme court finds Google does not have to reveal blogger’s ID

White-Collar Crime

Ex-attorney put on probation in $500K client theft now gets 10 years for drinking, practicing law

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation targeted his former office manager, her lawyer says

Criminal Justice

Lawyer charged with murder solicitation, accused of planning to kill witness in felony barratry case

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Criminal Justice

Dershowitz: Gov. Perry’s indictment is an example of ‘criminalization of party differences’

Trials & Litigation

Judge bans live tweets by opposing counsel during deposition

Law Professors

Appeals court tosses law prof’s injury suit

Criminal Justice

Release looms for nurse, a suspected serial child killer, unless DA can prove more crimes

White-Collar Crime

Pro se attorney credits holy card for acquittal in racketeering trial, along with 2 other lawyers