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City of Houston Seeks U.S. Supreme Court Review for the Denial of its Request to Register its Municipal Seal with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Posted on 13 Jan 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On December 30, 2013, the City of Houston, Texas filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court to challenge a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, In re City of Houston, 731 F.3d 1326... Read More

COUPLE WHO DEFAMED WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OVER $150 FEE NOW ORDERED TO PAY $1.08 MILLION
Posted on 1 Aug 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

A Texas couple’s dispute with their wedding photographer over what was, and was not, included in the customized photography package purchased escalated when the couple aired their grievance on television and on social media. Now it will cost them... Read More

Leach-Tech Mediation Stalled
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

Mike Leach vs. Texas Tech University; Cause No. 2009-550,359 in the District Court of Lubbock County, Texas On January 21, State District Judge William Sowder ordered Mike Leach and Texas Tech to seek mediation of their dispute and to complete... Read More

Attorneys For Texas Tech To Question Mike Leach In Coach’s Lawsuit Against School
Posted on 11 Mar 2010 by William H. Glover Jr.

Mike Leach has been scheduled to answer questions under oath (a deposition) on Friday, March 12, according to Court documents, in the football coach’s lawsuit against Texas Tech. Leach, who currently lives with his family in Key West, Florida... Read More

What’s the Big Deal?
Posted on 1 Aug 2017 by Gabriela Nolen

A Texas Tech University assistant professor sued a department chair for libel and recovered a jury verdict for $590,000 in damages. Unbeknownst to the professor, during the trial, the trial judge was offered and accepted an adjunct professorship at Texas... Read More

Mike Leach Set To Be Deposed Friday In Lubbock
Posted on 9 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – (AP) Mike Leach is expected to return to Lubbock later this week to answer questions under oath from attorneys for Texas Tech handling the former football coach's lawsuit against the school. Leach, who currently lives ... Read More

Appeals Court Rules Against Coach Leach In His Lawsuit
Posted on 21 Jan 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) A Texas appeals court threw out former coach Mike Leach's breach of contract claim against Texas Tech on Friday, though it said he could still pursue non-monetary claims against the school over his controversial 2009 firing... Read More

Oral Arguments Set In Leach Suit Against Texas Tech
Posted on 9 Aug 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) The Texas appeals court handling former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach's lawsuit against the university over his 2009 firing has set Oct. 7 for oral arguments. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers . Read More

Judge Says Leach Lawsuit Against Texas Tech Can Go On
Posted on 2 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) Former Texas Tech football coach Mike Leach can move forward with a lawsuit claiming breach of contract over his firing, which followed allegations of player mistreatment, a judge ruled Tuesday. State District Judge William C. Sowder... Read More

Leach Files To Have Texas High Court Review Case
Posted on 7 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas - (AP) Attorneys for former Texas Tech coach Mike Leach said Friday they have asked the Texas Supreme Court to review his wrongful termination lawsuit . Attorney Gerard Harrison said there conflicting rulings from appeals courts in Texas... Read More

Leach Faces James In Texas Tech Lawsuit Deposition
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LUBBOCK, Texas – (AP) Mike Leach sat across from his accuser Saturday as Craig James gave sworn testimony in the former coach's lawsuit against Texas Tech. James, whose complaint of mistreatment of his son led to Leach's firing, declined... Read More