Ousted Dallas City Judges Blocked On Appeal From Suing City

Law360, Dallas (July 18, 2013, 8:02 PM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Wednesday said a group of Dallas municipal judges are barred from suing the city over their ouster last year, saying a trial court had no jurisdiction over the case because it is moot, the judges lack standing and because it could not issue an advisory opinion.

The Fifth District Court of Appeals said the judges don’t have standing because they were seeking only a declaratory judgment that the City Council violated local and state laws by appointing new judges and a...
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