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WBAP Radio Interviews David Coale on Supreme Court’s Move with George Soros Entities

The Supreme Court recently took away protections from billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros’ affiliated organizations. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains the recent move. “What it said was Mr. Soros has these oversees, foreign entities that he does some charitable work with, and if he wants the support of the United States foreign aid, he has […]

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Face Mask Mandate Under Governors’ Control, Not the President

Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has called on the nation’s governors to mandate a three-month requirement for the use of face masks in public to control the spread of COVID-19. But Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schegmann’s David Coale points out that a president has limited powers to enforce such a mandate. “A President can say ‘please’ in […]

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Chris Schwegmann Featured in Texas Lawyer on Whataburger’s A-Frame Design

The renowned Texas-born Whataburger chain recently announced that it will no longer use its identifiable A-Frame design for its restaurant buildings. LPHS name partner Chris Schwegmann wrote an article published by Texas Lawyer discussing the related trademark and trade dress implications in “Whataburger’s A-Frame a Trademark with All the Fixins.” Schwegmann says: “Although Whataburger appears […]

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David Coale Talks to KDFW FOX 4, KTVT CBS 11, KLIF Radio on Issue of Election Delay

In a tweet, President Trump suggested delaying the November election because of his complaint that mail-in voting will fraudulently impact the election. Congressional leaders rejected that idea, and in interviews with KDFW FOX 4, KTVT CBS 11 and KLIF Morning News, LPHS attorney David Coale says the president cannot move the date on his own authority. “The president can’t just say […]

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David Coale Quoted in Law360 on Key Texas Supreme Court 2020 Term Rulings

LPHS partner David Coale was among the state’s leading appellate attorneys Law360 turned to provide perspective on the Texas Supreme Court’s recently completed 2020 term.  In the July 14 article “The Biggest Texas Supreme Court Rulings This Term,” Mr. Coale discussed the court’s reversal of three cases from the Fifth Court of Appeals in Dallas due to technical waivers in briefing. The rulings […]

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Andrés Correa Interviewed on Univision Dallas Discussing DACA Ruling

In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration’s challenge to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), allowing the program to stand for now. The firm’s Andrés Correa spoke to Univision Dallas about the ruling. “Yo creo que nadie esperaba esta decisión, pero es bueno saber que tenemos una corte independiente”, dice. Además, reconoce que es una resolución “limitada, pero aún así muy importante para los soñadores.” Translation: I don’t think anyone expected this decision, but it’s […]

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Mail-In Ballot Controversy Back in Texas Supreme Court

The Texas Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on expanding voters’ ability to use mail-in ballots for upcoming elections. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton received a stay from the court last Friday in response to his petition asking the court to stop counties from approving such requests.  Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann appellate attorney  David Coale  notes that […]

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Houston Chronicle Quotes David Coale on Texas Mail-In Ballot Legal Battle

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a petition asking the Texas Supreme Court to block counties from allowing mail-in ballot requests. LPHS partner David Coale discussed the matter with the Houston Chronicle and said “Paxton’s request for a court order limiting the discretion of government officials is a very unusual legal maneuver in this case because of the pending […]

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David Coale on WBAP News Radio to Discuss Michael Flynn Case

The Department of Justice recently dropped the charges against President Trump’s former national security advisor Michael Flynn. LPHS partner David Coale provides perspective on the matter to WBAP Morning News radio hosts. “What the pleading says is we have gone back, and we’ve looked at the way this investigation has been done, and we concluded they just […]

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