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Beck Redden’s Alistair Dawson to Receive ADL’s 2021 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award

ADL’s (The Anti-Defamation League’s) Southwest Region will present its 2021 Karen H. Susman Jurisprudence Award to Alistair B. Dawson, Partner at Beck Redden LLP. The Award is presented annually to an outstanding member of the legal community who exhibits an exceptional commitment to equality, justice, fairness and community service. It will be presented to Dawson at noon, October 20 at

ADL Releases New Tools to Support States, Municipalities and Voters in Countering Potential Election-Motivated Extremism

HOUSTON (October 22, 2020) – ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) has released a pair of new tools to support states, municipalities and voters in countering potential election-motivated extremism. The goal of these new tools is to ensure governments and law enforcement are prepared for possible incidents and voters can feel safe and secure going to the polls and afterwards. “With so

Texas State Court Rejects Governor’s Limit on Drop-off Sites for Absentee Ballots

A state court has halted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s attempt to limit ballot return locations for absentee ballots. The district court of Travis County issued a temporary injunction in Anti-Defamation League Austin, Southwest, and Texoma Regions vs. Abbott, stopping the operation of an October 1 order issued by the governor. The order prohibits counties from providing more than one ballot

ADL Issues Guide for States and Municipalities on Countering Potential Election-Motivated Violent Extremism in 2020

October 8, 2020 … ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) is distributing guidance for state governments and local municipalities with a series of best practices for countering the possibility of election-motivated violence on or after the general election on November 3. The goal is to ensure that voters can feel safe and secure going to the polls and afterwards.  “With so much