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Entries from July 2010

Another quiet summer orders list [Jul. 30, 2010]

July 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Another quiet summer orders list [Jul. 30, 2010]

Today brought another quiet orders list during the Court’s summer break.

The Court’s next scheduled conference begins on August 16, 2010.

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Tags: Order Lists

Judge Sharon Keller’s petition to the Texas Supreme Court

July 29th, 2010 · 1 Comment

In re The Honorable Sharon Keller, No. 10-0566

Today, Judge Sharon Keller filed a petition asking the Texas Supreme Court to vacate and expunge the “public […]

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Tags: Case Notes

Certified question about oil & gas royalties

July 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on Certified question about oil & gas royalties

O. Lee Tawes III v. Doris Barnes (In re Moose Oil & Gas Co.), No. 08-40840 (5th Cir.) (per curiam) certified as O. Lee Tawes III v. […]

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First observations about next year’s calendar

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on First observations about next year’s calendar

The Court’s online calendar has now been updated to show argument sittings and conferences planned for the next term.

It shows the expected burst of conferences […]

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Tags: Practice Notes

Quiet orders list [Jul. 23, 2010]

July 23rd, 2010 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Jul. 23, 2010]

As expected, it was a quiet orders list today.

The Court’s next scheduled conference begins on August 16, 2010.

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Tags: Order Lists

Don’t Mess With Texas Supreme Court Justice Medina

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Don’t Mess With Texas Supreme Court Justice Medina

If you think sparring with a judge during oral argument is tough, try sparring with a judge in a gym, in a sport featuring spin […]

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Tags: News and Links

Some blog design changes for easier reading

July 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Some blog design changes for easier reading

As regular readers know, the Texas Supreme Court is on its summer break. The fall calendar is set, and the next conference of the […]

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Tags: SCOTXblog Announcements

Federal lawsuit against the Texas Supreme Court goes out with a whimper

July 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Federal lawsuit against the Texas Supreme Court goes out with a whimper

Earlier this year, the Marketing on Hold case (DocketDB) got some unusual attention when the Respondent (a putative class representative) filed a federal lawsuit, arguing […]

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