As U.S. Senators prepare for a second impeachment trial of former President Trump for inciting the January 6 insurrection, LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law expert David Coale discusses what the Constitution allows in the matter, including a challenge from the former president in federal court and the U.S. Supreme Court if convicted. “I doubt the courts will be […]
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Trump for a second time on Wednesday. LPHS appellate partner David Coale spoke to KLIF about the 25th and 14th Amendments, impeachment and the shift of some legislators in the Republican party to back the impeachment effort. “There is a political schism in the Republican party. There are old-line folks like Mitch […]
January 6 is the next date in the presidential election process where Congress comes together to certify the votes in the election. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law expert David Coale talks to KLIF Radio about Texas Senator Ted Cruz and other Republicans who plan to object to the electoral votes. “If both houses of Congress agree on the objection, […]
In a review of federal judges appointed by President Trump, we are introduced to Fifth Circuit Judges James Ho, Andrew Oldham and Don Willett in Texas Monthly. LPHS appellate partner David Coale provides insight into his experience in front of the court. Click on the link above to read the article.
LPHS partner Jonathan R. Childers and associate Yaman Desai delivered a presentation on Practical Litigation Tips and Strategies for an Oil and Gas Case to the Dallas Bar Association Energy Section last week. In their presentation, they discussed the importance of creating a streamlined narrative, various tricks of the trade when pursuing or defending specific substantive claims, and how […]
U.S. Supreme Court justices heard oral arguments on Obamacare on November 10. LPHS appellate partner David Coale explains the issue the court is contemplating to KLIF 570 AM News & Information in the Morning. “It involves a very important issue, which is if there is a ‘whoops’ in one part of the statute on the constitutional question, do you […]
Americans went to the polls November 3 for Election 2020. LPHS appellate partner and constitutional law expert David Coale served as a legal analyst to KLIF and WBAP Morning News to provide insight into the election and the lawsuits that developed as states continued to count ballots. WBAP: So Now What? Many States Still Not Called. KLIF: […]
A federal appeals court recently ruled that Texas does not have to notify voters if their mail-in ballots are rejected. LPHS appellate attorney David Coale explains what can happen in the future regarding the issue to KXAN NBC Austin. “Realistically, what will happen is the 5th Circuit will return to this sometime in the future when it’s not hurried, layout […]
LPHS congratulates the following 11 attorneys for being named 2020 “Super Lawyers” as seen in Texas Monthly: Michael K. Hurst and Eric Pinker (Top 100 Texas and Top 100 DFW), Chris Akin, Sara Chelette, David Coale, Jason Dennis, Kent Krabill, Mike Lynn, Joshua Sandler, Chris Schwegmann, and John Volney.
President Trump’s campaign scheduled was altered after he tested positive for COVID-19, with events being postponed or moved to a virtual space. LPHS partner David Coale provides KDFW FOX 4 Dallas insight into how the president’s diagnosis will impact his campaign. “That is a big loss. And, if a couple more events like that, scheduled on purpose in important locations, that’s definitely taking something out of the president’s game.” View David’s […]