David Coale Comments on Oldham's 5th Circuit Nomination
Andrew Oldham was recently nominated to serve on the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. As a longtime aide to Greg Abbott, Andrew Oldham has helped Texas fight the federal government. If he's confirmed to the federal bench, he could rule on the same type of cases.
LPCH partner, David Coale, comments in The Texas Tribune's article, "A friendly vote on the court: How Greg Abbott's former employees could help Texas from the federal bench."
"Experts said his nomination — coupled with the recent confirmation of two other soundly conservative Texas judges to the 5th Circuit — may suggest to some activist attorneys that now is the time for “test cases and trials” in the 5th Circuit, appellate lawyer David Coale said."
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