A Dallas County judge has recently ruled on the debate regarding the Texas mask mandate ban and the challenge by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins, ruling in his favor and allowing the county to reinstate the mask mandate. Prior to the ruling, a hearing took place where both sides presented their arguments, including a parent […]
Dallas County and school districts throughout the region are involved in a legal battle with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott over his mask ban order. LPHS partner Andrés Correa explains the issue to KXTX Telemundo 39 Dallas. View the interview on Telemundo 39.
In May, Texas Governor Greg Abbot issued an executive order preventing cities, counties and schools from issuing their own mask mandates in response to COVID. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale explains how that order legally impacts leadership at the local level. “The way the statute is set up, the governor’s rules have priority. He’s the top of the pyramid […]