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Texas Department of Insurance Announces New Legislative Priorities

The Texas Department of Insurance (“TDI”) has released its 2018 Biennial Report to the 86th Texas Legislature.  Every two years and pursuant to Texas Insurance Code section 32.022, TDI releases a report on insurance areas that the Department has identified … Continue reading

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In Roma, Texas, residents must choose: Help Border Patrol, or border crossers? – Los Angeles Times

In Roma, a major thoroughfare for illegal immigration on the Texas-Mexico border, encountering Border Patrol agents and the immigrants desperate to evade them is an inescapable part of life. via www.latimes.com Read more detail on Recent Legal Theory posts – … Continue reading

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Can I Waive a Jury Trial in Texas?

Anyone who is charged with a criminal offense in Texas has the right to a trial by jury. In most cases, the accused does choose a jury trial if the charges cannot be resolved by agreement. In some cases, however, … Continue reading

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[Josh Blackman] Understanding the New Obamacare Decision, Texas v. United States: Part I

[A guest-post by Prof. Josh Blackman (South Texas College of Law), a noted expert on Obamacare-related litigation. -EV]Recently a federal district court found that the Affordable Care Act was unconstitutional. The reaction was swift and brutal. One prominent law professor … Continue reading

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Texas Workforce Commission Awards South Texas College $200,000

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently approved a $200,000 grant to South Texas College (STC) called the Apprenticeship Texas grant. This grant will allow for apprentice programs, for both youths and adults, and pay part of the college portion of … Continue reading

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