Fifteen lawyers representing six different plaintiff groups crowded one side of the Travis County courtroom of state District Judge John Dietz on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 in Austin, Texas to launch the ... more 
Fifteen lawyers representing six different plaintiff groups crowded one side of the Travis County courtroom of state District Judge John Dietz on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 in Austin, Texas to launch the sweeping school finance trial involving about two-thirds of Texas school districts. Attorney David Thompson, who represents the Austin Independent School District, makes his opening remarks to Judge Dietz. (AP Photo/Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Austin American-Statesman, Ralph Barrera
Tue, Oct 23, 2012 7:50 AM EDT