Category Archives: Judge Robinson

Judge Robinson Announces Change To Senior Status

Last month, Judge Robinson announced she would take senior status effective February 3, 2016. Judge Robinson has served for more than 60 years as a judge, including 35 years as a judge on the Northern District of Texas. Congratulations to Judge … Continue reading

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Judge Robinson Issues Opinion On Costs And Attorney’s Fees

On August 20, 2013, Judge Robinson issued an Opinion (available here) in Scott v. Amarillo Heart Group. The Opinion took up issues relating to the plaintiff’s request for costs and attorney’s fees. Judge Robinson, with respect to attorney’s fees, found … Continue reading

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Judge Robinson Finds Jet Blue Captain Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity

On July 3, 2012, Judge Robinson of the Northern District of Texas found Clayton Osbon, the Jet Blue pilot who, as we previously noted, interrupted a flight to Las Vegas with bizarre behavior, not guilty by reason of insanity.  The United … Continue reading

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Jet Blue Captain Found Competent to Stand Trial

Last March, Jet Blue captain Clayton Osbon interfered with a flight en route to Las Vegas.  The plane was diverted to Amarillo, Texas, and Osbon was criminally charged in the Northern District of Texas with interfering with the duties of … Continue reading

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Judge Robinson

Judge Robinson was born in Dodge City, Kansas.  She graduated from the University of Texas with a B.A. in 1948, and received her law degree from the University of Texas School of Law in 1950, where she was one of … Continue reading

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Dondi Turns 22

It has been 22 years since the Northern District sat, en banc, to issue its opinion in Dondi Properties Corp. v. Commerce Savs. & Loan Ass’n, 121 F.R.D.284 (N.D. Tex. 1988) (en banc).  The case, which has been cited nearly … Continue reading

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