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Entries from September 2010

Issue: Arbitration clauses in employee handbooks

September 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Issue: Arbitration clauses in employee handbooks

Earlier this week, the Texas Supreme Court requested full briefing on the merits in Brenda Hatton v. D.R. Horton, Inc., No. 10-0221 (DDB). That […]

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Marks (part 2): The Marks case, the Marks rule, and cases without holdings

September 30th, 2010 · Comments Off on Marks (part 2): The Marks case, the Marks rule, and cases without holdings

This is the second of three posts about the Texas Supreme Court’s recent decision in Marks v. St. Luke’s Hospital, No. 07-0783 (DDB). The […]

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No opinions today [Sep. 24, 2010]

September 24th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions today [Sep. 24, 2010]

There were no opinions or new petitions granted with today’s Texas Supreme Court orders list.

The Court’s calendar shows a two-day conference of the Justices next […]

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Marks (part 1): Why the fuss about granting rehearing?

September 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

This is the first of three posts about the Texas Supreme Court’s recent decision in Marks v. St. Luke’s Hospital, No. 07-0783 (DDB).

The Marks decision […]

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Update on Keller proceedings

September 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Update on Keller proceedings

You may remember the (ultimately unsuccessful) petition to the Texas Supreme Court recently filed by the Chief Judge of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, […]

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Court to hear case about what duties city construction contractors owe the public [Sep. 17, 2010]

September 17th, 2010 · Comments Off on Court to hear case about what duties city construction contractors owe the public [Sep. 17, 2010]

Although the Court did not issue any opinions with today’s orders list, it did grant rehearing of a previously denied petition for review and set […]

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First oral argument sitting starts today

September 14th, 2010 · Comments Off on First oral argument sitting starts today

The Texas Supreme Court is about to start its first argument sitting of the fall. The cases set for argument are listed below; you […]

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No opinions today; two amici granted argument time [Sep. 10, 2010]

September 10th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions today; two amici granted argument time [Sep. 10, 2010]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or accept any new cases for review.

The Court did grant motions to […]

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Tags: Order Lists