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  Texas Lawyer - Harris County, Texas v. Cabazos
Moreover, appellee alleged that Harris County acted negligently in implementing its policies and procedures by failing to adequately train and supervise Haynes, whose negligence was a proximate cause of appellee's injuries.
*fn2 Harris County further alleged that appellee cannot circumvent the intentional tort exclusion by alleging that the governmental unit, Harris County, was negligent in supervising the employee-tortfeasor, Haynes.
In Delaney, the Texas Supreme Court held that a negligence action by a rape victim against a public university was not barred by sovereign immunity where the plaintiff's cause of action was based on the university's alleged failure to provide her a secure residence and to fix a broken lock.
www.law.com /jsp/tx/LawDecisionTX.jsp?id=1106573716346   (2582 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online:
Harris County (G-11), originally Harrisburg County, is located on the upper Gulf Coast in Southeast Texas and is bounded by Waller County on the north and west, Montgomery County on the north, Liberty and Chambers counties on the east, Galveston and Brazoria counties on the south, and Fort Bend County on the west.
The county comprises 1,778 square miles (1,729 in land) and is the largest Texas county east of the Nueces River.
County agriculture embraces 50,000 irrigated acres planted in rice, soybeans, grains, hay, corn, and vegetables.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/HH/hch7.html   (3539 words)

 Harris County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As of 2000 U.S. Census, the county had a population of 3.4 million (though a 2005 estimate placed the population at almost 3.7 million), making it the most populous county in Texas and the third most populous county in the United States.
In the county, the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 33.40% from 25 to 44, 19.80% from 45 to 64, and 7.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
Other elected positions in Harris County include a County Attorney, a County Clerk, a District Attorney, a District Clerk, a Sheriff, 8 Constables, a Tax Assessor-Collector, a County Treasurer, and every judge in the county except municipal judges, who are appointed by the officials of their repsective cities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Harris_County,_Texas   (670 words)

 Harris County Clerk's Office
The Harris County Clerk's office is a State Constitutional office with the duties of County Clerk varying somewhat in each of Texas’ 254 counties.
As chief election official for the third largest county in the country, she administers county and state elections and also contracts for election services for political parties and smaller jurisdictions such as the City of Houston.
The current County Clerk, Beverly Kaufman, was appointed to the office on March 11, 1994 and was elected to a full four-year term in November 1994 by sixty-one percent (61.3%) and re-elected in 1998 and 2002.
www.cclerk.hctx.net   (268 words)

 US v H.N. McElroy and Harris County, Texas
Defendant Harris County is named as a party pursuant to Rule 19(a) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Harris County will designate the County's Director of Human Resources and Risk Management as the official responsible for receiving, investigating and making written determinations on the merits of any complaints of employment discrimination he or she receives made by JP 4-1 employees.
This Release constitutes the entire agreement between H.N. McElroy, Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Position 1 (in his official capacity), and the successor in office to H.N. McElroy, Harris County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Position 1 (in his official capacity) and Harris County, Texas and me, without exception or exclusion.
www.usdoj.gov /crt/emp/documents/harriscountycd.html   (2807 words)

 Harris County Sheriff's Office - Public Information Inquiry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
While a good-faith effort is made to post accurate information, neither Harris County nor the Sheriff of Harris County makes any representations whatsoever as to the quality, content, accuracy or completeness of any information being posted to this website and contained herein, nor does it guarantee that any such information is current or correct.
Harris County and the Sheriff of Harris County make no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of any such information for any purpose, or with respect to results obtained by individuals or other entities resulting from the use of any such information.
Neither Harris County nor the Sheriff of Harris County assumes any responsibility for the use, dissemination, distribution, or reliance upon by third parties of any such information.
www.jims.hctx.net /so_public   (186 words)

 Harris County, TX News
Three Harris County sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a Huffman man Friday night after he pointed what turned out to be a BB gun at them.
Harris County Sheriff's deputies said the man, believed to be in his 20s, appears to have been...
The Harris County Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Management have announced that several agencies across southeast Texas have been mobilized in anticipation of the weather forecast to cross the area...
www.topix.net /county/harris-tx   (744 words)

 Harris County Appraisal District
The Harris County Appraisal District’s offices at 13013 Northwest Freeway, Houston, are open to serve the public between the hours of 8 a.m.
An appraisal district in each county determines the January 1 market value of all taxable property, and the property is appraised at that value unless it is a residence homestead subject to a cap.
In short, the Texas Constitution defines an increase in local tax revenues as an increase in taxes, and it requires the local governing body to give notice that it is considering such an increase and hold a public hearing.
www.hcad.org   (882 words)

 Harris County Alarm Detail System - Alarm Regulations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The administrative unit of the Harris County Sheriff’s Department designated and authorized by the Sheriff to administer and enforce these Rules.
The Sheriff of Harris County and employees of the Sheriff’s Department assigned by the Sheriff or his designee to perform the duties prescribed by these Rules.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Department, a departmental unit of Harris County, Texas.
www.jims.hctx.net /alarms/rules.htm   (6098 words)

 HoustonChronicle.com - Special Report: A Deadly Distinction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Harris County is a pipeline to death row.
Meanwhile, a new Houston Chronicle opinion poll shows that Harris County residents are less supportive of the death penalty than their fellow Texans.
A new Houston Chronicle opinion poll shows that Harris County residents are less supportive of the death penalty than their fellow Texans.
www.chron.com /content/chronicle/special/01/penalty/index.html   (872 words)

 Pollution Control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
In December, 1953, the Harris County Commissioners Court established a "Stream and Air Pollution Control Section" within the Health Department (now HCPHES) in order to provide citizens with an effective means of addressing the growing air, water, and solid waste pollution problems.
From the beginning, the staff conducted investigations, sampling and surveillance throughout Harris County.
A vigorous enforcement program of investigation, sampling, and surveillance was established to pursue a policy of fair and aggressive enforcement actions utilizing services of both the County Attorney and District Attorney offices.
www.harriscountyhealth.com /pcd   (159 words)

 Harris County Texas Jury Verdicts and Settlements
Texas Court of Appeals, Fourteenth Court of Appeals, on appeal from the 295th District Court, Harris County, Texas
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today won refunds for customers of 14 large Houston-area auto dealerships as the remedy for a scheme that forced customers to purchase what should have been optional, add-on coupon packages.
Texas Court of Appeals, Fourteenth District on appeal from the 269th District Court of Harris County
www.morelaw.com /Texas/cities/Houston/cases.asp   (4455 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Harris County, Tex.
Texas Republic Senate, 1838-40, 1842-43 (District of Austin and Colorado 1838-40, District of Austin, Colorado, and Fort Bend 1842-43).
Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836-37, 1838; died in office 1838.
Harris County, Tex. Born in Ballylanders, County Limerick,
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/TX/HR.html   (1568 words)

 Welcome to the Harris County Sheriff's Office Website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Harris County is a burgeoning and thoroughly modern metropolitan area, with a vitality and diversity which make it an exciting place in which to live and raise a family.
Harris County Sheriff's Office is accredited by CALEA since March 23, 2002.
The Harris County Sheriff’s Office is unequivocally committed to the concept of service to our community.
www.hcso.hctx.net   (346 words)

 Harris County Dept of Ed schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district.
Texas uses the Gold Performance Acknowledgments (GPA) to recognize schools and districts for performance on a range of indicators including, for example, test results in specific subject areas, college admission test results and attendance rates.
The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/tx/district_profile/1299   (686 words)

 Texas Cooperative Extension Harris County
Texas Cooperative Extension is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas AandM University System (TAMUS) linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide Cooperative Extension System and Texas County governments.
Extension provides access to citizens in all 254 Texas counties and works cooperatively with the 10 universities and 8 state agencies of the Texas AandM University System and other state and local agencies to bring the necessary resources to Harris County that will address local issues and solve local problems.
Texas Cooperative Extension brings the resources of the Texas AandM University System to Harris County.
harris-tx.tamu.edu   (288 words)

 TXGenWeb Harris County, Texas
This Harris County TXGenWeb page was made possible through generous contributions by the Houston Genealogical Forum and a commitee of its volunteer members.
Today, Harris County is a vibrant part of the 10th largest metropolitan statistical area (seven counties) in the US with 3.7 million people.
Harris County is an active place for genealogists with many active genealogical societies.
www.rootsweb.com /~txharri2   (657 words)

 Harris County, Texas houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Churches in Harris County include: Pentecostal New Birth Church, Philippine American Baptist Church, Pilgrim Hill Baptist Church, Pilgrims Frontier Fellowship Church, Above and Beyond Baptist Church, Pine Oak the Cornerstone Baptist Church, Central Baptist Church Northwest, Prairie Garden Church.
Harris County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly above Texas state average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 11 fatalities and 315 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
www.city-data.com /county/Harris_County-TX.html   (693 words)

 Harris County Justice Information Management Systems (JIMS) Homepage
JIMS is an integrated computer system used by many different departments and agencies to locate, track, identify, charge, book, prosecute and supervise criminal offenders, file and process civil cases, and automate jury management and payroll.
The result is the largest fully integrated automated county level justice system in the country and the resulting long term savings of tax dollars required to support the justice process.
The system is used daily by personnel in over 300 government agencies including municipal, county, state, and federal agencies.
home.jims.hctx.net   (331 words)

 Harris County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Harris County, Texas
Then contact any of the Texas Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Texas area home.
Click on the Harris cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Harris County:
So whether you are wondering what your home value is, looking for an agent to help you buy or sell your real estate, or just looking to browse properties in your area, it's all right here.
www.homes.com /Real_Estate/TX/County/HARRIS   (309 words)

 Harris County Texas Democratic Women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Harris County Texas Democratic Women is the local chapter of the state organization, Texas Democratic Women.
The state chapter of the Texas Democratic Women was organized in 1987 as one response to the growing political interest expressed by mainstream women across the state.
It promotes the increased political activity and influence of Democratic women in Texas politics and government.
www.hcdp.org /harris_cty_tx_dem_wom.htm   (145 words)

 Welcome to the Harris County District Attorney's Office
Located in the Harris County Criminal Justice Center in Houston, Texas, we are tasked with the prosecution of all criminal cases (with the exception of municipal violations) in the nation's third most populated county.
In the year 2005, this office handled in excess of 120,000 cases where confinement in jail or prison was a possible punishment, and in excess of 500,000 cases punishable by a fine only.
The goal of this website is to make information and services about the criminal justice system available to as many Harris County citizens as we can.
app.dao.hctx.net   (144 words)

 Harris County, Texas Genealogical Records Information
Which includes Harris County, Texas County Records, Harris County, Texas History, Harris County, Texas Facts, Harris County, Texas Genealogical Addresses and websites related to Harris County, Texas Genealogy in general.
Texas and Local History Department - same address, in the Julia B. Ideson Bldg., Tel.
OR maybe you have some free time and want to earn a little extra money running errands and helping someone in desperate need of a document in the local County courthouse, library, or archive, or maybe take a picture of a tombstone in a local cemetery or of a house across town.
www.mytexasgenealogy.com /tx_county/hrs.htm   (781 words)

 Harris County, Texas Migrations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is the Harris County, TX Migrations Project.
Harris County migrations or the content on these pages, please contact Deana Kelley Thomas.
If you would like to host a Texas County.
home.myweb.net /~de/harris.html   (157 words)

 Harris County, Texas QuickLinks from the US Census Bureau
Population by Race and Hispanic or Latino origin: Texas counties, Places in Texas
Historical population counts, 1900 to 1990, for all counties in Texas
Summary statistics for Texas counties by NAICS (North American Industry Classification System): 2002
quickfacts.census.gov /qfd/states/48/48201lk.html   (255 words)

 Harris-County Texas Process Servers - ServeNow.com
The Harris-County Texas process servers on ServeNow.com offer a number of services related to civil procedure and service of process aside from just legal document delivery in Harris-County.
Service of process is the delivery of these Texas legal documents such as summons, complaints, subpoenas, orders to show cause, writs and other court documents.
These are delivered by a process server to the defendant or another person to whom the documents are directed at in Texas.
www.serve-now.com /process-server/Texas/Harris-County   (416 words)

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