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Texas Legal Headlines (3/18/13)

Posted in Editorial, Legal Commentary, Legal News, News & Opinion

Gideon’s Muted Trumpet
(The New York Times)

Houston Volunteer Lawyers use Texas Supreme Court’s pro se Divorce Forms for Clinic
(Texas Lawyer)

Sobriety Checkpoint Bill Faces Long Odds in Legislature
(Fort Worth Star-Telegram)

Grand Jury Declines to Indict Former District Attorney Pat Lykos
(Houston Chronicle)

Trial Switches Focus of Morton Case to Alleged Killer
(The Texas Tribune)

Ouisa Davis: 4 Warriors now Mourned by Members of Legal Profession
(El Paso Times)

Morton Case Spurring Changes to Legal System
(Austin American-Statesman)

PRO/CON VIEW: Should switchblade knives be legalized in Texas?
(Beaumont Enterprise)

El Paso Public Corruption Spotlight: Travis Ketner Resumes Law Practice; Writes Ethics Tips
(El Paso Times)

Editorial: Wrongful Conviction Panel has GOP Backers, too
(Dallas Morning News)

Texas Trial Lawyer Eyes New York Storm Cases
(Austin American-Statesman)

Foreclosure Error Robs Texas Couple of $150K in Property
(Lawyers.com)

Wichita Falls Judge set to Hear Craig Watkins Contempt Case is Known as Hard-Nosed but Fair
(Dallas Morning News)