Texas Bar Journal
September 2013 | Volume 76, No. 8
The photograph of the State Capitol, where the 83rd Texas Legislature passed many bills of interest to Texas attorneys, was taken by Bert Richardson. The Texas Bar Journal examines significant changes to specific areas of law.
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Look Back in Texas Bar Journal History: Tech Law School
By Alvin R. Allison
- Legislative Update 2013
of the 83rd Session
By Royce Poinsett
By Daryl B. Robertson
By Richard L. Spencer and Richard A. Crow
Guardianship, and Trust Law
By William D. Pargaman
By Daniel Kruger
By Brian L. Webb and Brant M. Webb
By Kristin Etter, David Gonzalez, and Allen D. Place Jr.
By Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson, Jennifer Cafferty, and David Slayton
By Mary Sahs
By Ben Aderholt and Joe Virene
By Bruce P. Bower
- Overview of the 83rd Session
Addressing violence and serious mental illness from one judge’s perspective.
By Judge Tom Rickhoff and Ellen Patterson
Trade Secrets Made Simple
How the recently enacted Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act provides a legislative framework for litigating cases.
By Joseph F. Cleveland Jr. and J. Heath Coffman
The impending clash between the inevitable disclosure doctrine and the Covenants Not to Compete Act.
By Alex Harrell
Boldly Go Where Few Judges Have Gone Before
How the bench is using a pop-culture sci-fi classic to explain its decisions.
By John G. Browning
Bar of Texas Annual Meeting 2013
- Supreme Court of Texas Orders
Approving Revised Uniform Forms — Divorce Set One
- Fees Charged in the Supreme Court, in Civil Cases in the Courts of Appeals, and Before the Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation
- Order Adopting Texas Rule of Civil Procedure 21c and Amendments to Texas Rules of Civil Procedure 4, 21, 21a, and 502.1, Texas Rules of Appellate Procedure 6 and 9, and the Supreme Court Order Directing the Form of the Appellate Record in Civil Cases
- Order Approving Revised Uniform Forms — Divorce Set One
Opinions 630, 631, 632, and 633
Firm: Mr. Wice Goes to Austin
How a sole practitioner worked with a team of attorneys to change the law.
By Brian Wice
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