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Southeast Texas Record, October 2, 2017

The first week of October marks Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week, which is recognized by Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse and grassroots groups across the country that support legal reform.

The annual event serves to educate citizens about the cost and consequences of lawsuit abuse and reminds Texans that preventing lawsuit abuse “starts with you,” a press release states.

Dallas Business Journal, October 2, 2017

Last Thursday, President Donald Trump nominated James Ho to the U.S. Court of Appeals of the Fifth Circuit.

A day later, the federal appellate court handed the Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner what is likely the biggest courtroom victory of Ho’s career by reversing and rendering a $663.3 million judgment against Trinity Industries (NYSE: TRN).

Texas Monthly, September 1, 2017

The shale boom and the end of a decades-old export ban have put the Port of Corpus Christi on the global map. Finally.

Rio Grande Guardian, September 19, 2017

A major component in the Port of Brownville’s efforts to expand and become globally competitive with a prominent deep-water seaport begins with deepening the shipping channel from 42 feet to 52 feet, which would bring bigger cargo ships and more business.

The Wall Street Journal, October 1, 2017

The start of a new Supreme Court term is a good moment to note some under-reported news: President Trump is rapidly remaking the federal appellate and district courts, with highly qualified nominees who fulfill his campaign promise to pick “constitutional conservatives.”

Huffington Post, September 27, 2017

With hundreds of attorneys gathered in San Francisco this week for the annual Perrin Conference “asbestos summit,” it seems a good time to note that a new documentary featuring alleged fraud with asbestos litigation earned a heated reception in Texas last week.

Texas Tribune, September 28, 2017

President Donald Trump is nominating two Texans to the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Texas Supreme Court Justice Don Willett and Dallas attorney James Ho. 

Louisiana Record, September 21, 2017

A gas and oil industry spokesperson claims that Louisiana's reputation and its legal climate have affected the growth of the industry, and legal reformers have said they are not surprised by the state's low ranking in a recent legal survey.

BuzzFeed News, September 19, 2017

The White House has been at odds with Texas’ Republican senators and governor for months over two judicial vacancies, showing how tricky it can be for President Donald Trump to shape the judiciary even in seemingly friendly states.

Legal NewsLine, September 19, 2017

SALT LAKE CITY (Legal Newsline) — A Utah judge has dismissed a complaint from a number of states that the four biggest asbestos trusts and the trial lawyers who run them failed to answer claims they were mismanaging the funds, Legal Newsline has found.