Passing the bar exam: Lisa Waters (pictured), a grader for Texas Wesleyan University School of Law’s spring 2012 “Preparing for the Bar Exam” course, shares her tips for taking the bar with research editor Jeanne Graham. Bonus video: Hear from Waters.
TRO granted: A firm that sued two former associates and their new firm obtained a temporary restraining order against them and will also seek a temporary injunction. Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys has the story.
O'Connor's objects: Reporter Angela Morris writes about a copyright fight over a legal app and its content.
Approach the bench: Judge Juergen “Skipper” Koetter (pictured) tells reporter Angela Morris that his paternal grandparents were imprisoned in a Texas WWII internment camp.
Body parts: Reporter Miriam Rozen dissects this duty-to-defend decision from the Texas Supreme Court: A daughter and her mother’s estate did not incur “the loss of use of tangible property” with “the loss of the use of the mother’s tissues. . . .”
Deal of the week: Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys finds out who's working on Dell Inc.'s pending acquisition of Quest Software.
Litigator of the week: Reporter Miriam Rozen finds out how a Houston lawyer made his trial as lead counsel a success in a deceptive trade practices and statutory fraud case.
Power surge: Ron Moss walks lawyers through key terms in negotiating retail electricity contracts.
Is oil and gas law for you?: Michael S. Browning and Don Hueske drill deep into titles to offer guidance for new attorneys hoping to stake their claims.
Power play: Do you have a client who wants to buy a natural-gas-fueled power plant? Robert B. Little outlines the due-diligence issues you can't afford to overlook.
Law tech: Five tips to keep hacktivists at bay.
Lawyerspeak: The media are calling (or not). What do you do? Contributor Sharon Berman talks press conferences.