Attorney Perspectives Articles

Abraham Watkins

The New And Improved Supreme Court — Or Is It More Of The Same?

The recent American Bar Association Journal (Oct. 2008) has on its cover a banner headlining its October edition as well as a feature article within, which reads, “Supreme Court 2.0, New! Improved! Remaking the High Court”. At first blush, one can only hope that its author contemplates manners, means and techniques, maybe even ideas which…

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Abraham Watkins

Have the Recent Court Changes Affected the Quality of Texas Trial Lawyers?

Premise: Texas was one of the most talented groups of trial lawyers (plaintiffs and defense) in the country. Over the last 20 years, there have been significant changes to the Texas tort laws. Most of those changes are viewed as anti-consumer or anti-plaintiff. The resulting effect on contingency fee lawyers has been generally described as…

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