Posts Tagged ‘legal’
Outside legal fees aren’t helping the Fort Worth school district with its red ink problem.
Last December, Fort Worth schools trustee Ann Sutherland, worried that the district was about to lose its chance to protest the drilling of a gas well within 200 feet of T.A. Sims Elementary School, filled out a one-page docume...
In quite an extraordinary turn of events, Chevron, the oil giant, has ubpoenaed 600 hours of outtakes from the makers of Crude, a documentary that’s been winning awards right and left for its portrayal of the legal batt...
Legalizing pot could reduce the murderous power of drug cartels.
In the late ’90s, for a national magazine story on the issue of somehow making marijuana legal, I interviewed then-drug czar Gen. Barry McCaffrey. Of course, McCaffrey swatted away any notion that pot should be legal. It was ...
A little more than a year ago, the Barnett Shale gravy train was shooting through North Texas at blinding speeds. Even while some residents were accusing the city council of surrendering Fort Worth’s future and environmen...
When I started college, I was 17 – had to wait three months before I could drink in bars near our campus in Chicago. Not to say we didn’t drink before we were legal, but we did change our habits once we hit the magi...
The flawed legal thriller Michael Clayton still wins favorable judgment.
You shouldn’t be surprised that Michael Clayton is currently being overrated by America’s film critics. The movie practically begs for it.
Friends and enemies continually circle the political planet of Tom Wilder, a Republican mainstay who recently won his fourth term as Tarrant County district clerk. Supporters say he efficiently manages business operations in co...