We use cookies on this site to enable your digital experience. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. close

Houston Blasts 'Slanted' Anti-Equality Law Signature Count

Law360, Houston (April 1, 2015, 9:36 PM EDT) -- A former Harris County Republican Party chairman and three fellow plaintiffs used a "slanted" approach in counting disqualified signatures as valid opposition to a Houston equal rights ordinance, the city of Houston and Mayor Annise D. Parker argued Wednesday.

Three plaintiffs, including former Harris County GOP Chairman Jared Woodfill, argued last week that legal signatures on a petition could not be voided based on a circulator's improper signature, after a Houston jury found in February that 64 of 97 petition circulators did not sign and subscribe...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.