Power struggle: The League of United Latin American Citizens is involved in a legal battle. Reporter Miriam Rozen looks into the suits and talks with LULAC general counsel Luis Roberto Vera Jr. (pictured).
Texas titans: Two heavyweights lead opposing sides in a suit where a lawyer and his prominent firm are defendants. Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys finds out who’s on the fight card in Houston.
Cortez v. Johnston: Senior reporter John Council sits in on oral arguments as an appellate court gets ready to grapple with whether documents related to 44th District Judge Carlos Cortez’s legal fight are "court records."
Approach the bench: Dockets and dogs. Canines and court. Judge Susan Criss (pictured) likes dachshunds and doing justice.
Lawyer sued: A plaintiff has filed a legal malpractice suit against her former attorneys and their firm. Senior reporter John Council looks at the allegations and hears from an attorney-defendant.
Tom DeLay: Senior reporter Brenda Sapino Jeffreys and freelancer Mary Alice Robbins have an update on the former U.S. House majority leader's motion to recuse Justice Diane Henson from hearing his appeal of his 2010 criminal convictions for conspiracy to money launder and money laundering.
Fee fight: A federal appeals court has remanded a case for a new attorney fee calculation.
Appellate lawyer of the week: Senior reporter John Council hears from an Austin associate who turned up the heat in an Eighth Amendment case about temperatures in a Texas prison.
Thrive: Cynthia L. Clack shares six tips for how to love being a family law attorney.
Common myths: Brad M. LaMorgese offers a reality check for misconceptions about family law.
Considering children: Jonathan J. Bates explains the “best interest of the child” standard.
Mediation: Angela Pence England and Patricia N. Carter argue that the enforceability of mediated settlement agreements is at risk.
Law tech: Let your searches soar. Contributor Craig Ball talks technology-assisted review and beyond.
On the level: Rethink “normal” in the workplace with Kathleen J. Wu.
The lawyer’s coach: James Dolan explores the hidden roots of clients' trust issues.