Texas Judge Flips Parties As Justices Draw 2014 Challenges

Law360, Dallas (December 9, 2013, 8:58 PM EST) -- Four Texas Supreme Court justices will face challengers for their seats in 2014, including an incumbent judge on the state’s parallel high criminal court who switched parties Monday to run as a Democrat against the newest civil justice.

On the last day to file for the 2014 elections, Judge Lawrence “Larry” Meyers, who has served on the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals since 1992 as a Republican, swapped parties and announced his candidacy as a Democrat against Justice Jeff Brown, who was appointed to the seat...
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