University of Texas Challenges Appeals Court’s Ruling in Kearney Case

The University of Texas (UT) has filed a motion with a state appeals court to modify a previous order and dismiss the lawsuit of its former women’s track coach, who claims the university discriminated against her based on race and … Continue reading

Trial Lawyer Joe Jamail Passes

One of the state of Texas’ most prominant lawyers, and the University of Texas (UT) Athletic Department’s biggest boosters, has passed. The following comments were issued by UT’s current athletic director, Mike Perrin, as well as retired AD Deloss Dodds. From … Continue reading

Did the University of Texas Blink in Wickline Lawsuit?

In the end, the University of Texas and its embattled Vice President of Legal Affairs, Patti Ohlendorf, may have blinked in the Joe Wickline lawsuit, according to a report on HornsDigest.com that suggests a settlement is in the works. UT officials … Continue reading

Texas Appeals Court Looks to Federal Case Law in Acquitting Mom Who Taped Coach’s Speeches in Wiretap Statute Case

(Editor’s Note: The following summary is reprinted from Sports Litigation Alert) A Texas state appeals court has reversed a trial court and found that a school board member did not violate that state’s wiretap statute when she had her daughter … Continue reading

University of Texas Assistant Football Coach Embroiled in Lawsuit over Contract

(Editor’s note: What follows is an excerpt from a lengthy story appearing in Sports Litigation Alert and Legal Issues in Collegiate Athletics. To subscribe to either of those publications, visit www.hackneypublications.com) As coaching college coaching contracts have become more sophisticated … Continue reading

University of Texas School of Law Set to Host Annual Sports Law Symposium on September 12

Featuring a strong cast of speakers, the 2014 Texas Review of Entertainment and Sports Law (TRESL) annual symposium promises to be this year’s can’t-miss sports law event in Austin. The symposium, which is entitled “Shifting Landscapes: New Approaches to Entertainment … Continue reading

Austin Attorneys Successfully Represented School District in Title IX Lawsuit

Todd Aaron Clark and Kelley Lynn Kalchthaler of Walsh Anderson Brown Gallegos & Green PC in Austin formed a winning team in representing the Stephenville Independent School District, which was sued by the parents of two female student athletes, who alleged … Continue reading