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Entries from October 2010

No opinions today [Oct. 29, 2010]

October 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions today [Oct. 29, 2010]

The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or grant any new cases for review with today’s orders list.

The next argument sitting begins November […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Six merits decisions (including the Robinson asbestos case); an improvident grant; and three new grants [Oct. 22, 2010]

October 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment

The Texas Supreme Court issued six merits decisions with today’s orders list, ordered that a previously granted petition had been improvidently granted, and chose three […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Early voting starts today

October 18th, 2010 · Comments Off on Early voting starts today

Early voting starts today in Texas for all races on the November ballot, including the three seats up for election on the Texas Supreme Court.

So […]

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Tags: Elections

No opinions or new grants [Oct. 15, 2010]

October 15th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions or new grants [Oct. 15, 2010]

After hearing oral arguments this week, the Texas Supreme Court issued a quiet orders list today, with no opinions or new petitions chosen for oral […]

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Tags: Order Lists

October argument sitting: electronic voting machines, credit scoring, and more

October 12th, 2010 · Comments Off on October argument sitting: electronic voting machines, credit scoring, and more

(1) electronic voting machines, (2) calculating child-support payments, and (3) racially disparate impacts of credit scoring.

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Tags: Case Notes

Chief Judge Keller’s ethics charges dismissed on appeal

October 11th, 2010 · Comments Off on Chief Judge Keller’s ethics charges dismissed on appeal

Late this afternoon, the special appellate panel issued its decision in the matter of Chief Judge Sharon Keller of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

As […]

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Tags: News and Links

No opinions or petition grants [Oct. 8, 2010]

October 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions or petition grants [Oct. 8, 2010]

The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or choose any new cases for argument with today’s orders list.

The Court has an argument sitting […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Detailed Texas Supreme Court voting statistics for 2010 term now on DocketDB

October 5th, 2010 · Comments Off on Detailed Texas Supreme Court voting statistics for 2010 term now on DocketDB

You may have seen the “stat pack” offered by SCOTUSblog with voting statistics for the Justices.

Its wedge-shaped voting chart is familiar — and, for a […]

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