DALLAS and HOUSTON, Dec. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, the largest public relations and advertising firm in Texas devoted exclusively to law and legal issues, has compiled its list of the Top 10 legal news stories in Texas for 2016.
"From Texas' new 'campus carry' law to an unexpected battle over bathrooms to shake-ups in two of the state's largest district attorney offices, there was certainly no lack of provocative legal news coming out of Texas this year," said Mike Androvett, founder and president of Androvett Legal Media & Marketing.
The firm, which maintains offices in Dallas and Houston, has compiled a top 10 legal news list every year since 2011. The complete Top 10 Texas Legal Stories of 2016 list can be found on the Androvett Blog at http://www.androvett.com/blog.
Among the headlines featured:
- The University of Houston prevailed in a trademark infringement lawsuit against the South Texas College of Law, which had sought to rename itself Houston College of Law. In the end, the new name chosen was South Texas College of Law Houston.
- The unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia while on a hunting trip in Texas created a void that hung over the U.S. Supreme Court throughout 2016 and affected three hot-button Texas cases.
- After more than a year battling federal securities fraud allegations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton saw the charges against him dismissed. The relief was short-lived, with charges refiled just two weeks later.
- Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick led efforts to block an executive order requiring all public schools to adopt policies that would allow students to use the bathroom that matched their gender identity.
Androvett Legal Media & Marketing is a public relations and advertising firm devoted to law and legal issues. Founded in 1995 on the premise that even the finest law firms can sometimes use help in communicating their message and that of their clients, the firm specializes in assisting lawyers with public relations, advertising, marketing, brand strategy and developing positive relationships with members of the news media. To learn more, visit http://www.androvett.com.
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