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Texas Watch continues to follow the saga of Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht.  As you may recall, Hecht was censured for remarks made about former US Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers.  Hecht fought those charges and incurred significant legal fees in the process.  Reportedly, Hecht then sought the passage of a state law that…

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Just a few months after ruling that successful claimants in uninsured/underinsured motorist litigation can’t recover attorneys’ fees from insurance companies when the claimants prevail in a suit, Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht is now lobbying for legislation that would award him attorneys’ fees for his own successful lawsuit, according to an article in the Austin…

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It’s no secret that jury trials are disappearing. In fact, Texas Supreme Court justice Nathan Hecht had a cover article in a recent Texas Bar Journal article addressing the problem. In the article Hecht provided his own hypotheses about the cause of the problem. But the truth is, Hecht and his brethren at the Supreme…

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