Austin, TX) TLRPAC Chairman Richard J. Trabulsi, Jr., issued this statement following the Republican Primary on Tuesday:
“Primary Election Day was a very good day for the civil justice system in Texas. Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Justices Phil Johnson and Jeff Brown each decisively defeated their challengers, all of whom were backed by personal injury trial lawyers...."
(Austin, TX) Texans for Lawsuit Reform PAC today called out Balance PAC for falsely reporting campaign contributions from candidates who did not, in fact, contribute to Balance PAC. TLRPAC also faulted Balance PAC for reporting in-kind contributions to several Republican candidates who have stated they never received anything of value from Balance PAC and had not received any notice or reporting from Balance PAC concerning the reported “contributions.” Balance PAC’s 8-Day report reveals what appears to be an effort to circumvent the Judicial Campaign Expenditure Limits.
By Tom Phillips, Former Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court
San Antonio Express News
After two decades of focusing on legislative rather than judicial races, the tort wars between trial lawyers and business interests have returned to the Texas Supreme Court.
By Sherry Sylvester
Published in the Galveston Daily News
A recent guest column on this page praised the appointment of Bret Griffin to the 212th District Court (Ken Hufstetler, “Perry made the right choice in Griffin,” Feb. 13) suggesting that criticism that the decision was taken out of the hands of Republican voters in Galveston County was misplaced.
(Austin, TX) Texans for Lawsuit Reform annually honors Abraham Lincoln on Presidents’ Day for his strong stand against frivolous lawsuits and his expressed belief that such suits waste time and money and are rooted in greed. Over 150 years ago, Lincoln urged us all to “discourage litigation.”