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  • Thursday, October 21, 2021

    The 7th Amendment: Episode 6

    The right to trial by jury opens our nation's courthouse doors to you and me. However, in the sixth episode of our #7A series, we discuss how this vital right is threatened by corporations insisting on arbitration as a way to resolve disputes.  

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  • The Rundown - September 2021

    The Rundown - September 2021

    Thursday, September 23, 2021

    In this month's episode, Executive Director Ware Wendell updates the public on our recent projects, new developments at the Texas Department of Insurance, and previews our involvement in the upcoming special legislative session.

  • The 7th Amendment: Episode 5

    The 7th Amendment: Episode 5

    Friday, September 17, 2021

    The right to trial by jury is essential to our civil justice system and our democracy. In the fifth episode of #7A, we discuss how tort "reform” has changed the civil justice system, reducing the ability of victims to bring cases or limiting the damages they may receive from a jury. This series is a project of the Texas Watch Foundation, and this episode is made possible by generous support from the ABOTA Foundation and viewers like you. Please share this video with your family and friends.

  • The Rundown - August 2021

    The Rundown - August 2021

    Friday, August 27, 2021

    In this month's episode, Executive Director Ware Wendell gives an update on Covid-19 resources, important insurance stories, and current video projects concerning your constitutional rights. Contact us at info@texaswatch.org with your recommendations and winter storm insurance stories.

  • The 7th Amendment: Episode 4

    The 7th Amendment: Episode 4

    Wednesday, July 14, 2021

    The right to trial by jury is essential to our civil justice system and our democracy. In the fourth episode of the #7A series, we discuss how juries' decisions help to protect us. This series is a project of the Texas Watch Foundation, and this episode is made possible by generous support from the ABOTA Foundation and viewers like you. Please share this video with your family and friends.

  • The 87th Legislature: Sine Die

    The 87th Legislature: Sine Die

    Tuesday, June 1, 2021

    During the challenging 87th Legislative Session, you made your voices heard like never before.

  • Press Release: Safe Streets Coalition Slams HB 19 for Making Roads More Dangerous

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

    Proposed legislation up Thursday on the floor would limit liability for operators of commercial vehicles, put lives at risk