Texas Appeals Court Stops Paxton Whistleblower Hearing

Law360 (March 2, 2021, 7:57 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court late Monday night put a stop to what was supposed to be a two-day hearing where former high-ranking attorneys at the Texas Attorney General's Office argued for reinstatement to their positions while they pursue claims they were fired for reporting their boss' alleged abuse of office. 

The Third Court of Appeals issued an order preventing the court from resuming a temporary injunction hearing regarding reinstatement on Tuesday.

The temporary injunction hearing in the whistleblower case began Monday immediately after Travis County District Judge Amy Clark Meachum concluded a related hearing on Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's motion to dismiss the...

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