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David Coale Explains Seditious Conspiracy in Oath Keepers Trial  

The seditious conspiracy trial involving seven Oath Keepers and its founder, Granbury’s Stewart Rhodes, started with jury selection after defense attorneys tried to move the case out of the nation’s capital. Rhodes and his group members face federal charges that they conspired to orchestrate the Jan.6 riot. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale explains why […]

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David Coale Provides Insight into Lawsuit by Migrants Flown to Massachusetts  

Venezuelan asylum seekers are suing Florida Governor Ron DeSantis after claims they were flown to Massachusetts under false terms. Because the flight left from San Antonio on a chartered flight, the Bexar County Sheriff has also launched an investigation into possible criminal charges. LPHS constitutional law attorney David Coale says the key part of criminal […]

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David Coale Discusses Why Congress Could Act Based on Recent Rulings  

LPHS appellate attorney David Coale discusses recent cases limiting federal agencies that may lead Congress to move toward corresponding changes in federal-court jurisdiction in his commentary “Rulings Limiting Federal Agencies May Lead Congress to Act.”  The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent West Virginia v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency opinion may have given support to Congress in […]

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David Coale on Biggest Texas Supreme Court Cases This Term  

In a review of Law360’s six biggest cases to come out of the Texas Supreme Court’s recent term, LPHS appellate partner David Coale comments on the case that involved filing mistakes and says it’s one for appellate attorneys to review. “Not for the holding on a new trial, but for the explanation of how the […]

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David Coale on Enforcement of New Abortion Law in Texas 

David Coale on Enforcement of New Abortion Law in Texas  In the wake of the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade, LPHS appellate partner David Coale discusses the issue of enforcing the new law on abortion, and how the level of enforcement may not rely only on the state legislature but could vary from counties […]

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Jervonne Newsome Quoted in Dallas Bar Headnotes on Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Confirmation 

LPHS partner Jervonne Newsome was among Dallas legal experts quoted in the June Issue of Dallas Bar Headnotes on the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson. The article titled “Representation Matters: The Impact on Judge Jackson’s Confirmation” includes Jervonne’s comment on Judge Jackson’s arduous work. “Grace, respect, temperance, intelligence, and class are just a few […]

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