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Vick calls Texas lawyers to action in wake of Harvey

Editor’s Note: State Bar of Texas President Tom Vick sent the following message to members today.  As I write these words, many Texans are suffering the ravages of Hurricane Harvey and many are still in harm’s way. This is a trying time for our state and our country. This is a time when mere words … Continue Reading

New Texas lawyers sworn in at November ceremony

Hundreds of Texas’ newest lawyers were officially sworn in Monday at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin at the November New Lawyers Induction Ceremony. Friends and family of the new attorneys and representatives from the State Bar of Texas and the state’s law schools filled the room for the event, as the Texas Supreme Court … Continue Reading

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrates 125 years

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals celebrated its 125-year anniversary with a celebration in its courtroom on Thursday. “For a moment, consider what it was like in 1891,” Presiding Judge Sharon Keller said, listing off the differences between the year the court was established and more than a century later to the former judges, briefing … Continue Reading

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals welcomes three new judges

Three judges of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals were sworn in during a formal investiture ceremony on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015, at the House Chambers of the Texas Capitol. Bert Richardson, Kevin Patrick Yeary, and David Newell, all of whom were elected to the bench by the public in November 2014, are the newest … Continue Reading
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