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  • Friday, April 22, 2022

    The Rundown - April 2022

    In this month's episode of "The Rundown," Executive Director Ware Wendell updates the public on storm scams, patient safety, worker safety during the pandemic, and a resource that may help you lower sky-high medical bills. Be sure to check out the links provided below.

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  • The 7th Amendment: Episode 7

    The 7th Amendment: Episode 7

    Wednesday, December 1, 2021

    The Seventh Amendment right to trial by jury is fundamental to the rule of law. In the seventh and final episode of our #7A series, we discuss the importance of serving on a jury and how this constitutional right must be protected for future generations of Americans. Watch here.

  • H.R. 4777 Ensures Accountability

    Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    We joined 38 organizations from around the country in signing a letter supporting H.R. 4777, important legislation before Congress that will prevent corporations like Johnson & Johnson from abusing bankruptcy laws to escape accountability and cheat victims.

  • The Rundown - October 2021

    The Rundown - October 2021

    Tuesday, October 26, 2021

    In this month's episode, Executive Director Ware Wendell updates the public on an important civil justice report, arbitration developments, and our recent video projects.

  • The 7th Amendment: Episode 6

    The 7th Amendment: Episode 6

    Thursday, October 21, 2021

    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.  

  • 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.