Features for October 2017

Welcome to the October 2017 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Practice Section.

THE “FRIENDLY FIRST,” TEXAS’S FIRST COURT OF APPEALS, 1892 - 2017
A speech celebrating the 125th anniversary of the First Court of Appeals
by Justice Terry Jennings, First Court of Appeals, Houston

APPELLATE ETHICS REFRESHER - SPEAKING CANDIDLY
by Justice Evelyn Keyes and Angela Spoede, First Court of Appeals, Houston

NATURAL LANGUAGE LEGAL RESEARCH AND THE IMPORTANCE OF ALGORITHMIC ACCOUNTABILITY
A soon-to-be published article on natural language searches raises troubling questions
by Mark Ritchie

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

CROSSWORD PUZZLE
by James Marrow

CASE UPDATES FOR JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2016
Case updates for the Houston practitioner
by Andrew C. Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP, and Jill Schumacher, 14th Court of Appeals

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