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SAN ANTONIO – Although he lost in the Democratic Primary last month, Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood had his campaign bolstered with $110,000 in contributions from lawyers he hired to represent the county in an opioid lawsuit.
BEAUMONT – A new lawyer feeding frenzy has swept through Texas – a rush to push counties onboard the opioid litigation train before the state can pull into the station.
Austin - Attorney General Ken Paxton has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of security fraud – a development that has one Democratic PAC calling the Republican greedy.
Tens of thousands asbestos cases are coming off the books in the state of Texas, dismissed for lack of medical proof.
MARSHALL, Texas (Legal Newsline) - So-called “patent trolls” helped make the Eastern District of Texas the top spot for patent litigation in 2014, a recent report found.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) - ,On Friday The Texas Supreme Court blocked BP from collecting $750 million from Transocean insurance policies.
AUSTIN, Texas (Legal Newsline) – A legal watchdog group suspects a PAC funded mostly by trial lawyers has committed multiple violations.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – The Republican National Committee has established its latest Hispanic Advisory Council, targeting Hispanic voters in Pennsylvania.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Two California Assembly Democrats have proposed a gun control bill Friday allowing anyone to target gun owners for firearm confiscation warrants.
LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – A trio of famous conservative icons will appear in the upcoming film “Atlas Shrugged: Who is John Galt?”
DELRAY, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – A former heavyweight champ and Congressional hopeful is calling the recent Hobby Lobby decision a “blow to women’s health.”
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – Perhaps the only thing keeping the Democratic supermajority in check in California is the state’s Supreme Court, suggests a recent article in the Wall Street Journal.
RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) – With less than one month remaining before Election Day, candidates for the North Carolina Supreme Court have booked more than $1 million worth of TV airtime for campaign ads in the four contested races.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – Campaign attack ads accusing judicial figures of being soft on crime influence their decisions, according to new research sponsored by the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (Legal Newsline) – On Monday, a day before Election Day, a federal judge issued a consent decree allowing resubmitted absentee ballots to be counted in the race for House District 35.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Law firms were heavily invested in congressional races in 2014, spending millions of dollars this election cycle.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Legal Newsline) – A California tort reform group recently praised voters for “stepping up” and shutting down two ballot propositions that may have increased litigation filed in the state.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline) – In a race the featured two of the best-known surnames in Nevada politics, a Republican will inherit the attorney general title.