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Ex-Prosecutor Wins Texas High Court Review Of Firing Suit

Law360 (June 1, 2018, 5:12 PM EDT) -- The Texas Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a wrongful termination suit brought by a former assistant district attorney who claims he was fired for handing over evidence that could benefit a criminal defendant as required by state and federal law, despite orders by his supervisors to keep the evidence under wraps.

Eric D. Hillman argued in his brief to the court that Nueces County, where he worked, should not be able to claim government immunity in the suit and that the lower courts were wrong...
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