Trump nominates Andrew S. Oldham to Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals

Today President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate an eleventh wave of judicial nominees as follows: If confirmed, Mark J. Bennett of Hawaiʻi will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mark Bennett is a director in the Honolulu firm Starn O’Toole Marcus & Fisher, where he has practiced complex civil and appellate litigation and government relations since joining the firm in 2011. Prior to joining the…

TCJL PAC 2018 Judicial Endorsements

The Texas Civil Justice League Political Action Committee has announced Primary Judicial Endorsements for 2018. TCJL PAC endorsements appear in both text and PDF versions ahead of commencement of early voting for the March 6, 2018 primary.

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Appoints Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court Governor Greg Abbott today appointed and swore in Jimmy Blacklock to the Texas Supreme Court following Justice Don Willett’s confirmation to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. Blacklock...

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18

Register Now: TCJL Judicial Primary Candidate Forum 1-30-18 Register Now You are Cordially Invited to the Texas Civil Justice League 2018 Judicial Primary Candidate Forum featuring 2018 primary candidates and incumbents for: TEXAS SUPREME COURT & TEXAS COURTS OF...

Let Arévalo Continue Her Good Work in HD 116

Let Arévalo Continue Her Good Work in HD 116 Susan Sabino, For the San Antonio Express-News | Originally published 4:48PM, Thursday, December 14, 2017 Trey Martinez Fischer announced recently he will make a bid to regain his old seat representing District 116 in the...

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court

Governor Abbott Taps Jimmy Blacklock for Texas Supreme Court Pending the confirmation of Justice Don Willett for the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, Governor Greg Abbott has selected Jimmy Blacklock as the next Associate Justice of the Texas Supreme Court....

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47

Governor Greg Abbott Endorses Paul Workman for HD 47 Texas Governor Greg Abbott endorsed Representative Paul Workman for re-election to House District 47 stating… “As a successful small businessman, he understands what it takes to create greater economic...

CD21 Lamar Smith retiring from Congress

CD21: Lamar Smith retiring from Congress WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith, R-San Antonio, is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. “For several reasons, this seems like a good time to pass on...

Representative John Raney Announces Re-Election Bid (HD14)

Representative John Raney Announces Re-Election Bid (HD14) Austin, TX – Today, State Representative John Raney (R- Bryan/College Station) officially announced he is running for re-election for State Representative, in House District 14 where he has served since...