JW Media | VIA ePostcard – July 2023

July 26, 2023 | Newsletters

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Texas Journalists and Open Government Advocates Won on Both Sides of the Ball in the 2023 Legislative Session

By Stacy Allen | In my work for the Texas Association of Broadcasters, I had a ringside seat for some pitched battles to save landmark statutes protecting public access to government records and free speech against encroachment by bills that would chip away at Texans’ right to know and speak their minds about matters of public concern. Significant victories were won in defending against bad legislation. Happily, the offense also scored some points, making the 2023 legislative session a better one than some expected.


Jackson Walker Ranked in Chambers USA

Jackson Walker was listed as a top firm in the United States for First Amendment Litigation. In addition, Chip Babcock and Paul Watler were named among the top U.S. attorneys in this practice area.

US Rugby Hall of Fame Inductee

Bob Latham will be inducted into the US Rugby Hall of Fame on Saturday, September 16, 2023. View Bob’s profile on the Hall of Fame website Β»

Lawdragon 500 X – The Next Generation

Amanda Crouch was recognized in the area of Trial & Appellate Litigation in Lawdragon‘s inaugural list of future law firm leaders.


Seeding The Venue – Risks and Rewards of Executing a Media Plan for Pre-Trial Publicity

Chip Babcock joined the Texas General Counsel Forum on Wednesday, July 12 for a virtual ethics CLE program discussing the ethical restrictions on lawyers who attempt to generate publicity prior to trial, as well as strategies for developing and executing an effective pre-trial media plan.

Alabama Baseball, Iowa Football, and Things Everyone Should Know About Sports Gambling

By Art Gollwitzer |Β Since the Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Murphy v. NCAA, online sports wagering has become commonplace in the United States. So, is it any real surprise that allegations of athletes and coaches betting on games has emerged as the latest challenge faced by college and amateur sports?

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