Texas' Top Legal Stories of 2015: From Clocks to Ice Cream

Androvett Legal Media & Marketing delivers annual look at state's top legal news

Dec 10, 2015, 11:57 ET from Androvett Legal Media & Marketing

DALLAS, Dec. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- From politicians in hot water to tainted ice cream to the international furor over a student's homemade clock, Texas was at the center of some of the country's top legal news developments in 2015. For the fourth consecutive year, the state's biggest legal stories are being highlighted by Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, a public relations and advertising firm devoted exclusively to law and legal issues.

The complete Top 10 Texas Legal Stories of 2015 list can be found on the Androvett Blog at http://www.androvett.com/blog.

Androvett Legal Media & Marketing's Top 10 Texas Legal News Stories of 2015 include:

  • Irving teenager Ahmed Mohamed becoming a worldwide celebrity after police detained him for bringing a homemade clock to school that was mistaken for a bomb.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court deciding to consider Texas' stringent regulations on abortion providers in Whole Woman's Health, et al. v. Cole, Comm'r, Texas DHS, et al.
  • Sandra Bland's apparent suicide in a Waller County jail after she was pulled over for a minor traffic violation, which intensified the national debate over law enforcement's treatment of African-Americans.
  • The deadly motorcycle gang shooting at Waco's Twin Peaks restaurant and the resulting mass arrests of bikers, which opened the door to numerous allegations of civil rights violations.

"It wasn't easy to decide the top Texas legal stories this year with all the headlines involving the law," says Mike Androvett, founder and president of Androvett Legal Media & Marketing, which maintains offices in Dallas and Houston. "The final list is always open to debate, but our Top 10 for 2015 includes the can't-miss legal news from the past year."

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.

For more information, contact Rhonda Reddick at 800-559-4534 or rhonda@androvett.com.


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