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Laura Prather in the Texas Lawyer: New Remedy for Online Defamation

The Texas Supreme Court recently set precedent by ruling that a court can order an author to delete a defamatory Internet posting, but cannot stop him from reposting the same statements elsewhere. >>

Jeff Civins in Texas Lawyer: Science-Teacher-Turned-Lawyer Ponders Carbon Capture

Jeff Civins taught science in New York City schools before he graduated from the University of Texas School of Law, where he teaches a seminar on environmental litigation. >>

Rob Lauer in Law360: Franchise Dining Deals Get Supersized in Development Boom

Pent-up private equity, increasing development demands from restaurant brands and a sweet spot in the real estate cycle are all helping to fuel large-scale, multi-unit franchise development deals, experts say. >>