Articles About Justice Wainwright
Dale Wainwright, Republican incumbent, for Texas Supreme Court Justice: In 2002, Wainwright and Jefferson became the first African-American justices of the state's highest court. His decisions have been solidly conservative, and at the same time, he has made diversity of the Republican Party his personal mission.
Justice Wainwright graduated from Howard University (summa cum laude) in 1983 and earned his law degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988. He also studied at the London School of Economics.
Texans for Lawsuit Reform says the three state Supreme Court justices running for re-election deserve another six-year term. The Austin-based group, which seeks to "restore fairness and balance to our civil justice system," has endorsed Republicans Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson and Justices Dale Wainwright and Phil Johnson, spokeswoman Sherry Sylvester told Legal Newsline.
Incumbent Dale Wainwright is clearly the better man for this job. He understands his role as judge-the-interpreter not judge-the-legislator and, despite allegations that the Supreme Court has a considerable backlog, the court he served on issued the highest number of opinions of any court this century during the last fiscal year.
Most Texans make sure they know their children's teachers before sending them to school. Most learn about their doctors before entrusting their health to them. We seek information about these professionals because they can impact our lives. Likewise, every Texan should make a point to learn about the judges elected to the bench.
Wainwright is the incumbent Republican. A graduate of the University of Chicago Law School in 1988, he was first elected to the court in 2002. Wainwright previously held a Harris County civil district court bench — appointed by then-Gov. George W. Bush — a position in which he earned high marks from attorneys.
The SFA Department of Government presented a lecture Monday by Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright, who explained the responsibilities of the court and extolled the virtues of the Texas legal system.
The Montgomery County Republican Party is gearing up for the November election by preparing to get more voters out to polling sites.
It used to be that a state judicial seat was safe from election to election -- once a judge, always a judge. But that truism may no longer necessarily hold, three Texas Supreme Court justices told the Midland County Republican Women's Club Wednesday at Midland Country Club.
Justice Dale Wainwright, a member of the Supreme Court of Texas, will be the keynote speaker Monday at the Ector County Republican Women's luncheon.
The truth about Texas Supreme Court Justice Dale Wainwright is simple. Texas has one of the finest jurists in the nation and we need to do a better job promoting this fact.
Wainwright has indeed fulfilled his teacher's prediction. On Jan. 6, 2003, at age 41, he was sworn in as a Texas Supreme Court justice by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. "That's not too bad for a country boy from a small town of 2,000 people, I suppose," said Wainwright, who is the second African-American to serve on Texas' highest civil court.