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UPDATE: Texas Lawsuits in the News

Family Of Texas Man Killed In Denny’s Choke Case Files Lawsuit

http://www.vocativ.com/438230/dennys-choke-case-lawsuit/The family of a 24-year-old man who died three days after he was choked during an altercation with a sheriff’s deputy and her husband outside of a Denny’s near Houston last month filed a civil lawsuit on Monday.

The lawsuit from John Hernandez’s wife, …

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Texas files federal lawsuit against the Tigua Indians

https://news.worldcasinodirectory.com/texas-files-federal-lawsuit-against-the-tigua-indians-47481The state of Texas has reportedly filed a federal lawsuit against the Tigua Indians amid allegations that the tribe’s Speaking Rock Entertainment Center near the city of El Paso violates local gaming laws and the provisions of the Restoration Act of 1987.

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Cities take Texas to court over immigration, sanctuary cities law

AUSTIN – First, the small border city of El Cenizo sued their state of Texas.

Next, El Paso County filed its lawsuit.

Then, San Antonio, Austin and Dallas joined in.

And now Houston, the most populous city in Texas, is also considering suing the Lone …

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How Money And Lawsuit Fears Doomed One Of Texas’ Last Asphalt Short Tracks

http://blackflag.jalopnik.com/how-money-and-lawsuit-fears-doomed-one-of-texas-last-as-1796022595The roar was an uncommon one in Texas, as the speedway was one of the last asphalt short tracks in operation across the state.

But that legacy ended after the 2016 race season—less than 20 years after the track opened, bulldozed both literally and …

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Dallas Joins Lawsuit Against Texas’ Sanctuary Cities Bill, Houston May Soon Follow

“The bill is unconstitutional and would infringe upon the city’s ability to protect public safety …

On the advice of the City Attorney’s Office, we will work with other cities throughout the state to challenge this bill in court,” Rawlings said in a …

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State files new lawsuit to end Tigua gaming

http://www.elpasotimes.com/story/news/local/2017/06/08/state-files-new-lawsuit-end-tigua-gaming/382721001/“Both the tribe’s slot machines purporting to offer ‘electronic bingo,’ and its paper and card minder-based bingo, involve the elements of an illegal lottery in Texas: chance, prize, and consideration,” according to the lawsuit, filed Wednesday by the …

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City of Dallas Joins San Antonio in Lawsuit Over ‘Sanctuary City’ Bill SB4

https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2017/06/city-of-dallas-joins-san-antonio-in-lawsuit-over-sanctuary-city-bill-sb4/The City Council was briefed this afternoon in executive session regarding the lawsuit the State of Texas recently filed against various state governmental entities and officials concerning Senate Bill 4, which is known as the “sanctuary cities” bill …

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Over 100 residents join class action lawsuit against Voestalpine Texas

Homeowners in Portland are learning more about a class action lawsuit filed against Voestalpine.

Tuesday, the law firm behind the lawsuit met with residents who say they are seeing a mysterious black dust covering their homes …

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Lawyers Ask Judge To Block Texas Immigration Crackdown While Lawsuits Move Forward

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/texas-immigration-crackdown-sb4_us_59359fabe4b013c48169fe58The Republican-dominated Texas state legislature envisioned SB 4 as a way to crack down on so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions that limit cooperation with federal immigration authorities.

Under the bill, which Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed into law last …

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