• Texas Open Meetings - Amy Hedtke v. Byron Cook

      The sign announcing the illegal policy, David Sauceda, the sergeant-at arms who should know better, and Rep. Byron Cook, who thinks himself above state law. In keeping with its support of transparency ...

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    • Norred Law profiled by Texas Homes for Sale!

      We were recently featured on Texas Homes for Sale, a great place to find the best in Texas Real Estate and Arlington, TX Real Estate . Check out the article at Serving Arlington’s Community with ...

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    • Arlington's Payday Lender Restrictions

      /documents/ProposedPayDayOrdinance.pdf PAYDAY LOANS – The City of Arlington completed its first reading of a proposed payday ordinance last week, which will be again read in another week or two, and ...

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    • What happens if you receive an inheritance or other property within 180 days of the filing of your bankruptcy case?

      In a chapter 7 case, the general rule is that after-acquired property (property that you acquire after the petition date of your case) is not property of the bankruptcy estate. This means that you get ...

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    • The Connection Between Betamax VCR, Uber, And Arlington City Council

      CELEBRATING THE BETAMAX VCR CASE Thirty years ago this week, the Supreme Court decided in the Betamax case (464 U.S. 417), that consumers could lawfully record television programs using newfangled ...

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    • Johnny Football's Trademark Woes - A Lesson In Acting Fast

      While processing trademark applications for our clients, I often run into interesting tidbits of intellectual property fun, about which I am just sure other people would enjoy knowing. This weekend I ...

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    • Byron Cook Enjoined as Open Meetings Act Wins!

      THE WIN! (AT LEAST FOR THE MOMENT) Today, we are happy to announce that Judge Livingston in Travis County ruled in favor of the Open Meetings Act and Amy Hedtke and against Rep. Byron Cook today, ...

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    • Hedtke's Temporary Injunction Hearing

      The Temporary Injunction Hearing is set for July 19, 2pm, 2017, in the 201st District Court. This Wednesday the 19th at 2pm, Norred Law is going to ask the Honorable Amy Clark Meachum, who presides ...

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    • Hedtke v. Cook-Open Meetings Act

      In honor of our Founding Fathers and in the ongoing effort to maintain transparency in the great State of Texas, today we filed Amy Hedtke’s Plaintiff’s Original Petition for Writ of Mandamus and ...

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    • Is Ted Cruz A Natural-born Citizen? Yes.

      NATURAL-BORN CITIZENSHIP AND THE CONSTITUTION This absurdly long blog post is a summary of the conversations in which I’ve participated about the “natural-born citizen” eligibility requirement to be ...

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    • Open Carry Tarrant County V. Arlington - The End Draws Near.

      Today was the deadline to file dispositive motions in the First Amendment “Sidewalk Ordinance” case, in which Open Carry Tarrant County (“OCTC”) sued the City of Arlington case in federal court. Not ...

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    • The Connection Between Betamax VCR, Uber, And Arlington City Council

      CELEBRATING THE BETAMAX VCR CASE Thirty years ago this week, the Supreme Court decided in the Betamax case (464 U.S. 417), that consumers could lawfully record television programs using newfangled ...

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    • The Slants Win Their Fight For Trademark Registration!

      The Asian-American band known as “ The Slants ” has been fighting to register its name as a trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) since 2011. The USPTO denied the ...

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    • Texas A&M And TWU File Motions To Dismiss

      THIS WEEK, TEXAS A&M AND TEXAS WESLEYAN FILED THE EXPECTED MOTIONS TO DISMISS. HERE ARE THE FILED MOTIONS AND SUPPORTING BRIEFS: Doc010-TWU-MotDismiss Doc011-TWU-MotionDismiss-Brief ...

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    • The Disavowed Graduates File Against TWU And A&M School Of Law

      Finally, after nearly two years of talking about it, and trying to cajole Texas A&M University School of Law to reissue degrees reflecting our law school’s new name, we have filed our Original ...

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    • The Slants Win Their Fight For Trademark Registration!

      The Asian-American band known as “ The Slants ” has been fighting to register its name as a trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) since 2011. The USPTO denied the ...

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    • Texas A&M And TWU File Motions To Dismiss

      THIS WEEK, TEXAS A&M AND TEXAS WESLEYAN FILED THE EXPECTED MOTIONS TO DISMISS. HERE ARE THE FILED MOTIONS AND SUPPORTING BRIEFS: Doc010-TWU-MotDismiss Doc011-TWU-MotionDismiss-Brief ...

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    • The Redskins Trademark - Another Trademark Saga

      This summer, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) cancelled the registrations of five trademarks belonging to the Washington Redskins, finding that they were disparaging to “Native ...

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    • Judge Mcbryde Dismisses The TWU-A&M Suit

      THE DISMISSAL OPINION On January 14, 2016, Judge McBryde issued his Final Judgment and Memorandum Opinion and Order . In short, Judge McBryde decided that sovereign immunity protected A&M from a ...

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    • Second Round of Motions to Dismiss Are In!

      As expected, Texas A&M and Texas Wesleyan have filed their revamped motions to dismiss on December 7th. Responses are due no later than December 28th. You can read them here: Doc028 – TWU’s Motion to ...

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    • The TWU-A&M Diploma Suit, Continued

      This last Monday, November 9th, on behalf of the pre-acquisition graduates of Texas A&M School of Law, we filed the First Amended Complaint in the case against Texas Wesleyan University and Texas A&M ...

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    • Judge Mcbryde Dismisses The TWU-A&M Suit

      THE DISMISSAL OPINION On January 14, 2016, Judge McBryde issued his Final Judgment and Memorandum Opinion and Order . In short, Judge McBryde decided that sovereign immunity protected A&M from a ...

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    • Fort Worth Regulators V. Rosey Ridge Farm

      FORT WORTH V. ROSEY RIDGE FARM OR “FORT WORTH REGULATORS VS. RAW MILK” This is the story of a dairy farmer who sells milk, and an overreaching city government that is dedicated to eliminating that ...

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    • The TWU-A&M Diploma Suit, Continued

      This last Monday, November 9th, on behalf of the pre-acquisition graduates of Texas A&M School of Law, we filed the First Amended Complaint in the case against Texas Wesleyan University and Texas A&M ...

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