The U.S. Congress passed the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act in 1994. Congress based the act on the “necessary and proper” clause of Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution. That means, said the Corpus Christi court of appeals, that the act did not waive sovereign immunity of the states. See Texas

The Waffle House, Inc. v. Williams, 313 S.W.3d 796 (Tex. 2010), decision was issued a few years ago. In that decision, the Texas Supreme Court decided that a lawsuit based on a tort claim of sexual assault was actually subsumed by the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act. I wrote about that decision here

John Owens’ information apparently hit a nerve. Within a day of the news report regarding the AG’s refusal to sue Trump University, Ken Paxton’s office has issued a “cease and desist” letter to Mr. Owens. I wrote about that investigation here. The cease and desist letter warns the former head of the consumer protection

The Texas Attorney General, Ken Paxton, has been sued by the Securities Exchange Commission for securities fraud. See San Antonio Express News report. That is a big deal simply because this is a civil matter, not criminal. The SEC only has to show by a preponderance of the evidence that General Paxton broke the

So, now AG Paxton and Mr. Cole, head of the Department of Health Services, have agreed to implement policies which will ensure no other gay or lesbian citizens will be denied requests to amend death certificates. The state officers say they will implement these new policies within just a couple of days. In turn, Judge

If a lawyer said what Ken Paxton said about disregarding A Supreme Court decision, then that lawyer would indeed face disbarment. So, it is perhaps not surprising that some 150 Texas lawyers have threatened to file a complaint about the Texas Attorney General. Ken Paxton issued legal guidance soon after the Supreme Court decision finding