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01/17 12:07 pm

The full Fifth Circuit on Wednesday vacated a divided panel decision requiring Texas to remove a 1,000-foot floating barrier placed in the Rio Grande to deter migrants crossing from Mexico, (more…)

01/16 12:07 pm

An insurer dropped its 2-month-old coverage lawsuit against a defunct Houston-based engineering firm for asbestos exposure-related claims, saying the company neither appeared nor asserted (more…)

01/12 7:38 pm

The Texas Supreme Court on Friday declined to take up disputes involving settlement costs between ExxonMobil Corp. and two oil developers, medical negligence claims between a woman and a (more…)

01/11 10:37 pm

A split Fifth Circuit panel on Thursday denied Texas and an electric company’s petition for review of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision to designate two counties as not attaining (more…)

01/10 6:27 pm

Several groups are asking the Fifth Circuit to overturn a Texas federal judge’s ruling affirming a dredging permit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued for the expansion of a major oil (more…)

01/10 4:47 pm

Glass recycling company Strategic Materials Inc. on Wednesday got the approval of a Texas bankruptcy judge for its prepackaged Chapter 11 reorganization plan and disclosure statement, clearing (more…)

01/09 6:16 pm

A Texas federal judge allowed investors suing Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. to add more claims to their suit accusing the company of misrepresenting its environmental regulatory compliance in (more…)

01/09 4:48 pm

The Texas Supreme Court was told Tuesday that the San Jacinto River Authority can’t argue that two Houston-area cities improperly invoked their governmental immunity in a dispute over a 2017 (more…)

01/04 3:28 pm

The U.S. government told the nation’s top court Wednesday that approval of a proposed arrangement to settle long-running Rio Grande water disputes between Texas, New Mexico and Colorado would (more…)

01/03 10:01 am

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP has strengthened its financial services department and private equity practice in Houston with a partner who came aboard from Shearman & Sterling LLP, (more…)

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