Features for September 2013

Welcome to the September 2013 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the newsletter of the HBA Appellate Section.

JUDICIAL INTERVIEW SERIES
Chief Justice Adele Hedges by Allison Standish Miller

TAKING THE LAW INTO THEIR OWN HANDS
David Furlow commemorates the lives of the first two women to practice law in Texas.

REWRITE THIS SENTENCE
Justice Bill Boyce, 14th Court of Appeals, explains the problem with the overuse of acronyms and abbreviations.

DID YOU KNOW . . . ?
by JoAnn Storey

APPELLATECH
Derek D. Bauman explains how to mark your brief citations so that MS Word will automatically create and update a table of authorities.

CASE UPDATES FOR JULY AND AUGUST 2013
Case updates for the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals
by John Barnes, Baker Donelson, and Andrew Nelson, Wright & Close, LLP