Alan Dabdoub and Barira Munshi Deliver a Big Win for Hilltop Securities, Inc.

Lynn Pinker Hurst & Schwegmann attorneys Alan Dabdoub and Barira Munshi deliver a big win for their client, Hilltop Securities, Inc., achieving a dismissal of all claims against Hilltop in a lawsuit brought by the State of Louisiana against over 20 banking organizations and broker-dealers, alleging a conspiracy to fix prices of bonds issued by government-sponsored enterprises.   The Court […]

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David Coale Explains Legality of Texas Governor’s Order to Prohibit Mask Mandates

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order banning local governments and school districts from issuing mask mandates. The firm’s appellate and constitutional law attorney David Coale discusses the order to WBAP and KLIF Radio. “The Governor clearly has power to regulate administrative things like mask wearing, and things that are organs of state government,” said Coale. “But […]

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David Coale Quoted in Dallas Morning News on Texas Lawmakers and Voting Rules

Texas lawmakers have introduced proposals that will tighten voting rules to avoid loopholes in the law that led to lawsuits from the state against Harris County’s drive through-voting and 24-hour polling places. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law attorney David Coale talked to the Dallas Morning News about the message lawmakers are sending with the proposed bills. […]

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David Coale Discusses Texas Supreme Court ERCOT Ruling

The Supreme Court of Texas recently avoided ruling on an immunity case involving the Electric Reliability Council of Texas also known as ERCOT. LPHS appellate partner David Coale provided insight to Texas Lawbook, Law360 and the Houston Chronicle. “It’s no accident that this ruling came out soon after the recent winter storm,” he said. “This case involves a different immunity issue than liability for the power grid problems, but a […]

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David Coale Discusses the Significance of March 4 to KLIF News & Information in the Morning

March 4 is the day, for those who support Qnon, that former President Trump will take back the Oval Office. LPHS David Coale explains to KLIF News & Information in the Morning how this theory came to be and if there should be a concern. “There’s a lot of people out there that swap emails about this. Q took a big hit after the inauguration because the spokesman went away and […]

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Dallas Morning News Interviews David Coale on Whether Constitution Needs an Update

Former President Trump was acquitted by the U.S. Senate in his second impeachment trial. During this process, many questions about the Constitution developed concerning whether it needs tweaking. LPHS appellate partner David Coale in the Dallas Morning News article “Donald Trump has raised constitutional questions that could be difficult to resolve” says the Constitution is vague on specific issues for a reason. ““The Constitution is quite stable,” Coale said. “Having […]

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David Coale Answers Questions on Senate’s Second Impeachment Trial of Former President Trump

The U.S. Senate has started the second impeachment trial of former President Trump. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law attorney David Coale answers the question: Is this process constitutional? “There are two sentences in our Constitution that speak to this question, whether you can impeach the president after he has left office. Neither is directly on point […]

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KLIF Morning Radio, KTVT CBS 11 Dallas Interview David Coale on Constitutionality of Second Impeachment Trial

As U.S. Senators prepare for a second impeachment trial of former President Trump for inciting in January 6 insurrection, LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law expert David Coale discusses what the Constitution allows in the matter, including a challenge from the former president in federal court and the U.S. Supreme Court if convicted. “I doubt the courts will be that […]

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