Our mission in ABOTA is the preservation of the right to trial by jury guaranteed by the 7th Amendment to the United States Constitution; the independence of the judiciary; and civics education.

"I consider trlal by jury as the only anchor ever imagined by man, by which a government can be held to the principles of its constitution"
Thomas Jefferson (1789)
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Austin Newsletter March 2021

Austin Newsletter March 2021.

TEX-ABOTA Opposes Business Courts Bill, H.B. 1875

TEX-ABOTA has adopted a resolution stating its continuing opposition to the creation of special “business” trial and appellate courts. TEX-ABOTA has joined with TTLA and TADC in opposing the bill and sent a joint letter to the Chairman of the Judiciary and Civil...

San Antonio Newsletter February-March 2021

San Antonio Newsletter February-March 2021.

Corpus Christi Newsletter October-December 2020

Corpus Christi Newsletter October-December 2020.

TEX-ABOTA Approves Memorial Resolution for C. Vernon Hartline, Jr.

Memorial Resolution for C. Vernon Hartline, Jr.