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Shock waves as leak shows Supreme Court poised to nullify Roe v. Wade and abortion rights

Demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court early Tuesday, May 3, 2022, after Politico obtained a draft opinion showing the justices are poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. Whatever the outcome, the leak represents an extremely rare breach of the court's secretive deliberation process, and on a case of surpassing importance. Jose Luis Magana / ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON — Abortion foes have spent a half-century trying to overturn Roe v. Wade. And as conservatives wrested control of the Supreme Court, Roe’s defenders have warned with growing urgency that reproductive rights are teetering.

Employment Law Implications for Remote Work

The pandemic made many employers realize that they actually can do business with a remote staff, but there are still many issues to untangle as remote and/or hybrid work continues. To help attorneys understand the nuances of employment law for these new work situations, Rocky Dhir welcomes business and employment trial lawyer Trang Tran. They discuss how today’s common work situations interact with current laws and offer advice for protecting both employers and employees.

Addressing the Afterborn Child: Pretermitted child laws prevail

There’s nothing like a pretermitted child to disrupt an otherwise perfectly good estate plan.

In Texas, a “pretermitted child” is one that is born to or adopted by you after you execute your will. A pretermitted child gets special consideration under the law.

What’s Next for Texas, as neighboring New Mexico Legalizes Recreational Marijuana

AUSTIN (Nexstar/AP) — The U.S. House passed a bill Friday that would decriminalize marijuana nationwide, the patchwork of legalization efforts in neighboring Texas states is expanding, with New Mexico’s recreational program now in effect.

Texas Legislature is pushing teachers to the brink of stress as they add a new, unpaid training session

Texas Legislature is pushing teachers to the brink of stress as they add a new, unpaid training session to be completed of 60 to120 hours if they want to keep their jobs in 2023, while the state is suffering a huge teacher shortage at the moment.

Moving to Texas? Common-Law State Detail

Moving to Texas, especially from a common-law state?

You might run into some legal issues in terms of property ownership and inheritance.

New Restrictive Texas Voting Laws

A couple weeks back, Texas got to vote for the first time since its new restrictive voting laws were put into place. The results – lots of confusions during the primaries, especially for mail-in ballots where a higher than normal percentage were being labeled as faulty.  Watch more about it here: https://www.cnn.com/videos/politics/2022/03/02/texas-restrictive-voting-laws-election-primary-lavandera-live-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/

Human Rights – Abortion Texas Law & It’s Impact on Women

Read this article by the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/06/upshot/texas-abortion-women-data.html  New data shows the impact of the Texas Law where most women who got denied abortions, found alternative ways to do it. 

23 new laws to take effect in Texas on January 1, 2022

23 new laws to take effect in Texas on January 1, 2022 #WeWednesday  Originally posted on: https://www.conchovalleyhomepage.com/news/texas-politics/23-new-laws-to-take-effect-in-texas-on-january-1-2022/ Written by: James Smith AUSTIN, Texas – 23 new laws passed by the 87th Texas Legislature will take effect on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Below is a list of the new laws set to take effect in 2022.… Continue reading 23 new laws to take effect in Texas on January 1, 2022