Challenge To Justice's Primary Bid Reaches Texas High Court

Law360, Houston (January 16, 2014, 4:00 PM EST) -- A judicial candidate facing Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Brown in the Republican primary told the state’s highest court Tuesday that a trial court should have disqualified his opponent from the race because his application to run for office was allegedly defective.

In a petition for writ of mandamus, Austin attorney Joe Pool asked the Texas Supreme Court to order the Texas Republican Party to remove Justice Brown’s name from the March primary ballot because his application was supported by signature petitions that had not been...
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