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Texas High Court: Crown Cork Statute's Application To Pending Asbestos Cases Unconstitutional
Posted on 22 Oct 2010 by Bryan Redding

AUSTIN, Texas -- (Mealey's) The statute shielding Crown Cork & Seal Co. from successor liability in asbestos cases violates Texas Constitution Article I, Section 16's prohibition on retroactive laws when applied to pending cases, a divided... Read More

Texas Sues Feds Over $830M In Education Aid
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

AUSTIN, Texas - (AP) Texas officials filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. Department of Education, seeking to overturn the federal agency's rejection of the state's application for more than $830 million in aid that has been tied up in political... Read More