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  • Byron Cook Enjoined as Open Meetings Act Wins!
    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
    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
    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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  • Open Carry Tarrant County V. Arlington - The End Draws Near.
    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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  • Open Carry V. City Of Arlington - Sidewalk Law Is Still Unconstitutional.
    Open Carry V. City Of Arlington - Sidewalk Law Is Still Unconstitutional.

    The City of Arlington has revised its sidewalk ordinance, hoping to pass constitutional muster. I believe the City has failed. Having looked at the case law, I’m convinced that the proposed law ...

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