Delaware’s Court of Chancery has heard a wide variety of corporate cases, acquiring substantial expertise in this area. Many companies prefer to have their cases heard by this court due to the predictability of litigation.
Dallas County is experiencing an increase in complaints about judges behaving improperly. The State Commission on Judicial Conduct received 132 complaints against Dallas County judges so far this fiscal year.
Twitter is preparing to sue Elon Musk in the Delaware Court of Chancery to comply with his $44 billion acquisition of the social media company. Specialized business courts—like the Delaware Court of Chancery—can contribute significantly to a state’s economic foundation. By handling complex business litigation efficiently and expertly, specialized courts allow other courts to focus on other types of cases.
A San Antonio magistrate judge is facing criticism for issuing too low of a bond for a man who was arrested for making multiple threats to attack an Amazon warehouse. Police Chief William McManus criticized the court, citing the similarity in his threats to the recent Uvalde school tragedy.
The State Commission on Judicial Conduct has levied three charges against a Harris County judge, including being biased against the Harris County District Attorney, failing to comply with the law, and establishing reasonable doubt regarding his impartiality as a judge.
A federal judge rejected the “public nuisance” theory behind a majority of opioid litigation, further isolating the judge in charge of thousands of similar lawsuits who has repeatedly ruled in favor of plaintiffs using that claim.
When 30-year-old Quinnton Allen violated his parole for possession of a firearm, a Houston judge not only allowed him to stay on parole but granted him a PR bond for a felony. Unfortunately, the decision to release him on bond may have cost a man’s life.
Fifteen criminal defense lawyers are taking the rare step to get an embattled Dallas judge recused from their cases because they claim they cannot get fair trials before state District Judge Amber Givens, who is under investigation for misconduct by the Texas Department of Public Safety.
Capital murder suspect James Moore has been awaiting trial for three years. As a result of a delay by the prosecution, a judge significantly reduced his bond. Once released, Moore cut off his ankle bracelet in an attempt to evade police