Weekly Links

Reminder: All Texas Codes (Inc. Family Code) are Available Free Online:
http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/
Click on the “+” next to “Texas Statutes” to browse them.
 

Supreme Court open-jury-selection ruling causes Dallas mistrial
I don’t know that we do any closed jury selection cases, but this is an interesting US Supreme Court/Dallas tie-in:
http://www.politico.com/blogs/joshgerstein/0110/Scotus_openjuryselection_ruling_causes_mistrial.html
 

How to Replace a Phone Charger for Free
http://lifehacker.com/5454709/replace-your-lost-cellphone-charger-for-free
 

Saints Superbowl Continuance Granted
http://abovethelaw.com/2010/01/who_dat_needs_a_continuance.php
Great quote from the order: “The Court takes judicial notice that Saintsmania permeates the City of New Orleans.”
 

Productivity in 11 Words:
“One thing at a time. Most important thing first. Start now.”
 

She Works. They’re Happy
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/24/fashion/24marriage.html?em
Today, the statistics show that typically, the more economic independence and education a woman gains, the more likely she is to stay married. And in states where fewer wives have paid jobs, divorce rates tend to be higher, according to a 2009 report from the Center for American Progress.

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Emily Miskel

Judge Emily Miskel was appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott as the first judge of the 470th family district court of Collin County, Texas. She graduated from Stanford University and Harvard Law School and she is board certified in family law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Find Emily on Google+, Facebook, and other social media.

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