Posts Tagged ‘Professor Powell’

Vanishing Jury Trial, Part 2

Earlier we wrote about Professor Gerald Powell’s amicus brief filed with the Texas Supreme Court in Coca Cola v. Harmar.  In the brief, Professor Powell criticized the Court for its continued willingness to reverse juries’ findings.  Professor Powell is not alone in his criticism of the Court.  Another coalition of law school professors has filed…

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The Vanishing Jury Trial and the Texas Supreme Court

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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