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David Coale Talks about Fifth Circuit Ruling Against Biden Administration’s Immigration Deportation Criminal Policies 

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Biden Administration cannot select which immigrants who have committed crimes can be deported, and federal agents must follow federal law. LPHS appellate partner David Coale on the ruling: “This takes the Biden Administration back a step.”  View David’s interview on KDFW FOX 4 Dallas. 

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David Coale comments on the Fifth Circuit in Texas Monthly 

Texas Monthly reviews the influence and judicial philosophies of the U.S Fifth Circuit in a recent article, and the firm’s David Coale is included among the attorneys and former judges providing perspective. On the well-documented relationships of the profiled judges to the Federalist Society, he says “They (the Federalist Society) have a very well-developed, philosophical view […]

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Appellate Partner David Coale on Federal Judge’s Block of Public Transportation Mask Mandate  

A federal judge has blocked a mask mandate for public transportation calling it “unlawful” and questioned the CDC’s mask extension to May 3. Following the ruling, the Transportation Security Administration and airlines released statements saying masks are now optional for travel. LPHS’ David Coale told KTVT CBS 11 Dallas the Justice Department and Centers for […]

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David Coale on Texas Supreme Court SB 8 Ruling 

The Texas Supreme Court ends abortion providers’ challenge to SB 8 with ruling that state regulators cannot enforce the law. LPHS appellate partner David Coale spoke to the Dallas Morning News and KDFW FOX 4 News about the decision: “This answer likely ends the current federal court challenge to SB 8, because this was the […]

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Mike Lynn and Michael K. Hurst Named to D Magazine’s Hall of Fame 

Mike Lynn and Michael K. Hurst are recognized in the inaugural “Hall of Fame” for Dallas-area attorneys, published in the March issue of D Magazine. The two veteran business trial lawyers join 49 other honorees based on their placement on the publication’s list of “Best Lawyers” in Dallas for 15 or more years.  The individuals on the magazine’s annual Best […]

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Michael K. Hurst and Yaman Desai Address Trade Secret Litigation at Texas Bar Symposium 

This week Michael K. Hurst and Yaman Desai delivered a presentation entitled “Mapping the Battleground: Trade Secret Misappropriation in Texas State and Federal Courts” for the State Bar Advanced Intellectual Property CLE on February 17, 2022.  The presentation outlined the similarities and differences in state and federal statutes governing trade secret disputes, and practical advice on litigating claims

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