Remembering a recently departed progressive champion and four friends who helped galvanize the Texas left—and had a blast while doing it.
The recent death of Don Kennard, longtime legislator and Democratic stalwart, caused me to unearth this photo of now-gone grand compadres. Left to right, they’re Malcolm McGregor of El Paso, Kennard of Fort Worth, Bill Kugle of Athens, Warren … Read More
Civil Rights attorney and Observer contributing writer David Richards assesses the Judge Justice’s impact: See also: Justice for the Dispossessed: William Wayne Justice 1920-2009 U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison’s eulogy of Judge Justice » One of his clerks remembers Judge … Read More
You Have the Right to Sue. Right?
If American citizens had been forced to rely solely upon federal regulators to protect themselves from asbestos exposure, we might still find ourselves routinely exposed. Republicans like to make hay about “avaricious” plaintiff lawyers, but it is precisely such lawyers, … Read More