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Dallas City Council Elections

Dixie Kingston v George Vann et al (Bexar County)

This information is from Bexar County District Clerk/County Clerk Search website page

By Avi S. Adelman under Elections , Dallas City Hall
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BD files motion to dismiss Melissa Kingston suit as a SLAPP, meant to silence criticism of Philip Kingston during council campaign

Hearing on November 7, 2012 on Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Discovery (Associate Judge Sheryl McFarlin) - Decided: The judge approved motions to compel discovery on Avi S. Adelman, Melissa Kingston and Philip Kingston (pending a notice to depose) on January 7 and 8, 2013; depositions will be narrowly restricted to the anti-SLAPP motion only, with respondents permitted to not answer any questions objected to by counsel; Philip Kingston ignored a subpoena to appear in court, further action T B D

Hearing on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss under Texas Citizens Participation Act (Anti-SLAPP) (Judge Carlos Cortes, 44th Judicial District Court, 5th Floor New Tower, George Allen Courts Building), originally set for November 26th, postponed to January 14, 2013 (date subject to change)

BarkingDogs blogger, Avi S. Adelman, is invoking Texas' new Anti-SLAPP law to fight a lawsuit filed by Melissa Kingston, wife of District 14 Dallas City Council candidate, Philip Kingston, and claims the suit over a $13 domain name is really an attempt to keep him quiet during Mr. Kingston's campaign and beyond.
By Avi S. Adelman under Elections , Legal issues
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DC10-01015 - Belmont Addition Conservation District (Philip Kingston, Attorney) v LeComte Group and Joshua LeComte

All documents from the suit styled Belmont Addition Conservation District (Philip Kingston, Attorney) v LeComte Group and Joshua LeComte (DC100105) are posted to this page after b

By Avi S. Adelman under Elections , Lower Greenville
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Hitler is not happy the FBI is raiding John Wiley Price's office

For those who are offended by the use of Adolf Hitler to illustrate the issues with John Wiley Price, I agree with you. However, there are very few good movie clips depicting Atilla the Hun or Genghis Khan, which I believe are a better model for John Wiley Price than Hitler.

By Avi S. Adelman under Elections , Dallas City Hall
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BD's predictions for the mayor's race...

BD woke up early this morning to find dozens of emails about Mayor Tom Leppert's decision to not run for re-election this May. Tell us, oh wise oracle, what are your predictions??? they asked.

While BD never claimed to be a great prognosticator of political moves (it's kinda hard to read an Oujia board with paws), here are his predictions for local Dallas politics. Don't say I did not warn you.

By Avi S. Adelman under Elections , Dallas City Hall
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