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Exxon v. Emerald Oil featured in Austin press

December 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Exxon v. Emerald Oil featured in Austin press

Yesterday’s Austin American-Statesman has a feature article delving into the background of a pending Texas Supreme Court case — Exxon Corp. v. Emerald Oil & […]

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Preview for the Week of 12/31/07

December 31st, 2007 · Comments Off on Preview for the Week of 12/31/07

This looks to be another slow holiday week at the Court. The Court’s public calendar indicates that it is open today but will be […]

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Order List of 12-28-2007: Year-end orders

December 28th, 2007 · Comments Off on Order List of 12-28-2007: Year-end orders

The Court issued an exceptionally short order list this week, disposing of a single mandamus petition and issuing its annual year-end order formally carrying […]

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Preview for the Week of 12/24/07

December 24th, 2007 · Comments Off on Preview for the Week of 12/24/07

The Court’s public calendar shows it to be observing the state holidays on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of this week. ((The blog is also […]

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Order List of 12-21-2007: Products Liability and Homestead Liens

December 21st, 2007 · Comments Off on Order List of 12-21-2007: Products Liability and Homestead Liens

The Texas Supreme Court issued three opinions with today’s order list. The headliners were a products-liability decision that changes two key definitions in the […]

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HLR Takes on Westbrook v. Penley

December 20th, 2007 · Comments Off on HLR Takes on Westbrook v. Penley

The Texas Supreme Court’s decision this June in Westbrook v. Penley, 231 S.W.3d 389 (Tex. 2007) [No. 04-0838] is the subject of this case note […]

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Former Justice Baker Has Been Traded to Pittsburgh (Or Is It Seattle?)

December 19th, 2007 · Comments Off on Former Justice Baker Has Been Traded to Pittsburgh (Or Is It Seattle?)

According to a news release earlier this week that had escaped my attention, former Justice James Baker’s law firm (Hughes & Luce) is merging with […]

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Amicus filing by Professor Beal in Igal v. Brightstar [Updated x2]

December 18th, 2007 · Comments Off on Amicus filing by Professor Beal in Igal v. Brightstar [Updated x2]

The brief is available for download from a Civil Procedure blog hosted by two (other) Baylor law professors.

The general thrust of Professor Beal’s argument is […]

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