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Caller-Times Sunday, January 1, 2006

Before U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack settles in behind her bench each day, she cloaks herself in a black robe that serves as a tangible reminder of one of this nation's most significant struggles for justice.

TLR Press Release, March 9, 2005

AUSTIN, Texas (March 9, 2005) -Texans for Lawsuit Reform today praised Senator Kyle Janek for introduction of Senate Bill 15, legislation designed to end abusive asbestos and silica litigation practices in Texas.

TLR Press Release, November 6, 2003

Austin, Texas (November 6, 2003) – Texans for Lawsuit Reform (TLR), a grassroots civil justice reform group, today acknowledged that despite recent legislative reforms, two Texas jurisdictions have once again been cited in the American Tort Reform’s annual report on “Judicial Hellholes”.

TLR Press Release, September 4, 2003

HOUSTON, Texas – Texans for Public Justice (TPJ) and Texas Watch have abandoned any pretense of impartiality by becoming active participants in the battle over Proposition 12, funneling untraceable political campaign money to opponents of the proposed constitutional amendment, said Matt Welch, legislative director for Texans for Lawsuit Reform.

TLR Press Release, June 2, 2003

AUSTIN, Texas, 2 de junio /PRNewswire/ -- Texas marcó un hito en su historia el domingo, según Richard J. Trabulsi, Jr., presidente de Texans for Lawsuit Reform, con la aprobación del proyecto de ley de la cámara, HB4, el conjunto de reformas de la jurisprudencia civil de amplio alcance.

TLR Press Release, June 1, 2003

TLR: Package of Civil Justice Reforms Will Make Texas Better Place to Live AUSTIN, Texas (June 1, 2003) – Texas history was made today, said Richard J. Trabulsi, Jr., president of Texans for Lawsuit Reform, with the passage of House Bill 4 – the sweeping package of civil justice reforms.

TLR Press Release, February 17, 2003

AUSTIN, TEXAS - State Representative Joe Nixon (R-Houston), Chairman of the House Civil Practices Committee, filed House Bill 4 today, proposing sweeping changes in Texas liability laws. Ralph Wayne, president of the Texas Civil Justice League (TCJL)and former chairman of the American Tort Reform Association (ATRA), applauded Nixon's bill, saying, "Chairman Nixon has filed landmark legislation that will strengthen the civil justice and tort reform vital to Texas business and the state's economy."

TLR Press Release, February 17, 2003

Class action reforms included in House Bill 4 Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse of Central Texas, a legal watchdog group, issued the following statement on the filing of House Bill 4, the omnibus lawsuit reform bill, by Rep. Joe Nixon of Houston.

TLR Press Release, February 14, 2003

House Civil Practice Committee Chairman Committed To Curbing Lawsuit Abuse Austin - As House Civil Practice Committee Chairman Joe Nixon filed legislation today to curb lawsuit abuse and reform Texas’ civil justice system, Texas Association of Business President Bill Hammond welcomed the reform package calling it long over due.

TLR Press Release, February 13, 2003

Omnibus Bill Will Improve Fairness, Efficiency of Texas Civil Justice System AUSTIN, TX—House Civil Practices Committee Chairman Joe Nixon announces the filing of legislation today that would implement comprehensive reforms to curb lawsuit abuse and make the Texas civil justice system more fair and efficient.