Features for March 2014

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

JUDICIAL INTERVIEW SERIES
Justice Marc W. Brown: A Man of Many Interests by Justice Laura Carter Higley

THE CONFEDERACY'S COLLAPSE, JUNETEENTH, AND HOUSTON'S RECONSTRUCTION
David Furlow discusses some of the ramifications of the collapse of the confederacy on Houston's judicial system.

REWRITE THIS SENTENCE
Justice Bill Boyce, 14th Court of Appeals, picked the wrong week to remand for proceedings consistent with the opinion.

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Using Styles in MS Word, Part Two: Derek D. Bauman concludes how to make a well-formatted brief with paragraph styles.
The End Is Nigh (for Windows XP Updates): If your computer operating system is Windows XP, you need to be aware than Windows will soon stop supporting it.

CASE UPDATES FOR DECEMBER 2013 AND JANUARY AND FEBRUARY 2014
Case updates for the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals
by John Barnes and Andrew Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP