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New! Party Talk: Answers to Everyday Legal Questions for Texas Lawyers

November 26, 2012

TexasBarBooks is pleased to announce the publication of our fabulous new book Party Talk: Answers to Everyday Legal Questions for Texas Lawyers. Around this celebratory and social time of the year, lawyers are inevitably met with the question: ‘So you’re a lawyer? Maybe you can answer a question for me?’ Written in a casual and […]

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Claude Ducloux Wins Gene Cavin Award

June 6, 2011

TexasBarBooks would like to congratulate Austin attorney Claude E. Ducloux for being selected as recipient of the 2011 Gene Cavin Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Education. Claude has served on countless CLE planning committees and is one of the State Bar’s most popular speakers and authors. He has chaired numerous professional organizations, including the […]

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Do Your Part for Legal Aid Now

April 15, 2011

The number of low-income Texans in need of civil legal aid for help with issues such as veterans’ benefits, domestic violence and home foreclosures continues to increase significantly as a result of the on-going economic downturn. Currently, 5.7 million Texans qualify for legal aid, but the funds available to support legal aid have declined drastically. […]

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Divorce as a Metaphor For Secession from the Union?

March 23, 2011

Adam Goodheart of the New York Times’ Opinionator offers tantalizing historical tidbits on divorce in antebellum America, when the country was gearing up for civil war. “We separated North and South because of incompatibility of temper,” the South Carolina diarist wrote in March 1861. “We are divorced because we have hated each other so. If […]

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Breach of Implied Warranty of Merchantability–an Explanation of PJC 71.10

February 8, 2011

We have been asked why UCC § 2.314(b)(5) is not included as an element in PJC 71.10. This subsection is not included because it does not relate to a products liability claim covered by PJC chapter 71. PJC 71.10 is based on the old PJC 71.9 as it appeared in former editions of this volume. […]

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Trailblazer Louise Raggio Passes Away

January 31, 2011

[youtube width=”560″ height=”400″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTW_tXQEvuE[/youtube] TexasBarBooks is sad to report that Louise Raggio, a pioneer among the state’s early female lawyers, died on January 23. Many of the impressive achievements of Ms. Raggio’s career were chronicled in the book Rough Road to Justice, published by TexasBarBooks. One such achievement was her election to the State Bar’s Board […]

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TexasBarBooks Donates Kindle and E-Books for Holiday Raffle

December 21, 2010
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At this year’s staff holiday party, the State Bar raised over $2,600 for the Christmas Bureau of Austin through a raffle of gift baskets donated by various departments within the Bar. TexasBarBooks decided to celebrate our first foray into e-book publishing by offering a free Kindle with free copies of the Kindle versions of Rough […]

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TexasBarBooks titles now available for Kindle

November 16, 2010

Two of TexasBarBooks’s most popular titles, I Remember Atticus and Rough Road to Justice, are now available as Kindle e-books. As our first two publications formatted for Kindle, these books mark a new venture by TexasBarBooks into helping lawyers and consumers in Texas and beyond build their digital libraries. As Kindle e-books, I Remember Atticus […]

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Updated Adobe Reader is Now Available

October 13, 2010

Last week, Adobe released updated versions of its Acrobat family of products, including Adobe Reader 9.4. This latest version of Adobe Reader is designed to address security concerns and fix bugs in the preceding version—Adobe Reader 9.3.4—which negatively affected some users’ digital products, including a few products released by TexasBarBooks. The latest version of Adobe […]

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State Bar of Texas Wins Big at 2010 ACLEA Awards

August 18, 2010

Annually, the international organization Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) offers “best” awards that recognize the contributions of its professional member organizations. The State Bar of Texas has received four of only 18 awards granted.

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