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Judge Lee Yeakel Dismisses April Balcombe’s Harassment Suit
Title VII’s personal staff exemption prevents court reporter from continuing legal effort
"...Federal Judge Lee Yeakel on Oct. 31 dismissed April Bal­combe's lawsuit against..."

Nov. 10, 2017 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Quote of the Week: Lee Yeakel
Judge again strikes down state abortion ban
"...– U.S. Federal Judge Lee Yeakel, in his order striking down the state's ban..."

Dec. 1, 2017 News Column

Yeakel Rules for Diane Hyatt
Shea supporter fired by Texas Water Development Board
"...On May 13, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel dumped cold water on a Texas Water Development..."

May 21, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Fifth Circuit Stays Yeakel Ruling
Court of Appeals says HB 2 abortion restrictions go forward
"...Greg Abbott, overturning the ruling of federal District Judge Lee Yeakel and allowing enforcement of the restrictions that will..."

Oct. 31, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Yeakel: HB 2 Unconstitutional – In Part
Judge strikes down portion of abortion law
"...scheduled to take effect Tuesday morning, federal District Judge Lee Yeakel on Monday afternoon invalidated a key portion of..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Yeakel Again Rules Against HB 2
5th Circuit denies A.G. Abbott's emergency motion to stay ruling
"...clinics on the brink of closure, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel struck down parts of Texas' abortion law, House..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Judge Yeakel: Hyatt Lawsuit Can Proceed
Judge okays wrongful termination lawsuit against TWDB
"...tentative victory for free speech rights, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel rejected a Texas Water Develop­ment Board effort to..."

May 23, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Sexual Assault and the City
District Judge Lee Yeakel will hear arguments on whether to dismiss the class action suit filed by rape survivors against the city
"...District Judge Lee Yeakel will hear oral arguments over whether to dismiss..."

Nov. 23, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

Judge Strikes Down Texas Abortion Ban
Yeakel slams D&E ban as an "undue burden" on women
"...providers secured a victory today when U.S. Federal Judge Lee Yeakel struck down the state’s latest abortion ban, saying..."

Nov. 22, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Point Austin: Accountable to No One
Killing a person for running away and then escaping culpability is indefensible
"...she intends to appeal the decision by federal Judge Lee Yeakel that former Austin Police Detective Charles Kleinert be..."

Nov. 6, 2015 News Column by Michael King

Judge Rules Parts of HB 2 Unconstitutional
Requirements in abortion law deemed an "undue burden" on women
"...In a much anticipated ruling, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel has struck down parts of Texas’ abortion law,..."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

'No Undue Burden': 5th Circuit Upholds HB 2
5th Circuit overrules Yeakel, upholds HB 2
"...clinic would be accepted by others. U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ultimately ruled that the law was unconstitutional, and..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Texas Clemency Process Poor, But Good Enough for Government Work
BPP and court deny Tamayo execution reprieve. Last stop, Perry
"...Federal Judge Lee Yeakel on Tuesday afternoon denied a bid by condemned..."

Jan. 22, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Austin Campaign Contribution Limits Upheld
Split decision ends blackout period, “dissolution” requirements
"...In a ruling issued today by U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel, Austin’s $350 campaign contribution limits were upheld, but..."

July 21, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Kleinert's Case Dismissed
Judge grants former APD Detective immunity in Larry Jackson shooting
"...U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel dropped manslaughter charges against former Austin Police Department..."

Oct. 29, 2015 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Travis D.A. Seeks a Roadblock in Sexual Assault Suit
Moore, Montford on defense after disclosure of alleged misconduct
"...U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel will hold a second hearing today (Tue., April..."

April 2, 2019 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Judge Declines to Unseal APD Documents Prior to Trial
Carter shooting case slated for July trial
"...Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel on Tuesday denied an attempt to unseal internal..."

Feb. 12, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Federal Judge Hears Oral Arguments in Sexual Assault Class Action
Yeakel to consider motions to dismiss before issuing scheduling order
"...U.S. Judge Lee Yeakel will not make a decision until after the..."

Dec. 17, 2018 News Post by Sarah Marloff

Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Ban
A preliminary injunction hearing is set for Sept. 14
"...In a court order issued Thursday, U.S. Judge Lee Yeakel has placed a short-term halt on an upcoming..."

Aug. 31, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

Kleinert Trial to Be in Fed Court
Yeakel rules in favor of defense motion
"...Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled Tuesday, April 28, that the trial of..."

April 28, 2015 News Post by Amy Kamp

BREAKING: Abortion Providers Win Injunction Against Provisions of HB 2
Admitting privileges portion of HB 2 lacks "rational basis"
"...Federal district Judge Lee Yeakel this afternoon has invalidated portions of the controversial..."

Oct. 28, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood Wins Preliminary Injunction
Court ruling bars state from excluding PP from WHP
"...Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel today ruled in favor of nine Planned Parenthood..."

April 30, 2012 News Post

Death Watch: Hearing in Tamayo Clemency Case
Judge will consider whether Texas process is fair
"...Federal Judge Lee Yeakel has agreed to hear arguments in a case..."

Jan. 20, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

No Injunction Against Central Health
Judge Yeakel declines to enjoin election canvass
"...statement just released by Central Health, "U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel today denied the request for an injunction against..."

Nov. 15, 2012 News Post by Michael King

Judge: City of Austin Policy Violates Free Speech
Trespass notices given to Occupiers by city not legally sound
"...Federal District Judge Lee Yeakel has concluded that the city's use of criminal..."

Sept. 27, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

State Witnesses Continue to Show AG's Influence on HB 2 Testimony
Attorney General's office paid Rue $42,000 to assist witnesses
"...state continued to offer witness testimony in U.S. Judge Lee Yeakel’s Austin federal courtroom on Thursday that has been..."

Aug. 7, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Judge on Byron Carter Shooting: Take It to a Jury
Judge clears the way for family of victim of fatal police shooting to pursue civil rights suit
"...On Monday, May 20, federal Judge Lee Yeakel denied a motion for summary judgment filed by..."

May 24, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Planned Parenthood in the WHP: On Again, Off Again
Judge thinks it's unlikely Texas will be able to justify the rule banning PP from the Women's Health Program
"...Women's Health Program. On April 30, federal District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled that the PP clinics should be allowed..."

May 4, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Nader Loses Ballot Fight, Uses F-Word
Nader loses in federal court but vows appeal for Texas ballot
"...state law. And in Texas, U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel ruled against Nader in his lawsuit to have..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...that doesn't even get him an honorable mention. -- Lee Nichols..."

Oct. 3, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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