Michael K. Hurst and Bennett Hampilos on Gov. Abbott’s Plans for a Specialized Business Court System

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott recently released a list of state budget priorities that includes the creation of a specialized business court system. LPHS partner Michael K. Hurst and associate Bennett Hampilos comment on the implications of this decision.  “I believe the creation of specialized business courts would further erode the jury trial system, one of our most prized and […]

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David Coale Discusses Austin’s Mask Mandate on KXAN NBC Austin

Austin’s mask mandate is staying in place for now after a Texas judge refused to give the state a temporary injunction that would have removed the mandate. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains to KXAN NBC Austin why Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton goes after Austin more than other cities in the state. “Austin certainly doesn’t do much to […]

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