Features for December 2014

Welcome to the December 2014 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Practice Section.

JUDICIAL INTERVIEW SERIES
Living Life with Purpose: A Profile of Chief Justice Ann Crawford McClure, by Chief Justice Kem Frost, 14th Court of Appeals

ORIGINS OF THE TEXAS FIRST COURT OF APPEALS' JURISPRUDENCE
David Furlow describes the history between the Stephen F. Austin colony and the jurisprudence of the First Court of Appeals

REWRITE THIS SENTENCE
Justice Bill Boyce, 14th Court of Appeals, considers whether adverbs have a f[unctional] purpose.

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Derek D. Bauman warns of a new computer security threat that could impact your practice.

CASE UPDATES FOR OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER 2014
Case updates for the Houston practitioner
by John Barnes, Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC, and Andrew Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP

UPCOMING LUNCHEONS
A look at the upcoming CLE luncheons for the HBA Appellate Practice Section