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Entries from September 2011

New cases about age discrimination, actual innocence in juvenile cases, and condemnation by electric utilities [Sep. 30, 2011]

September 30th, 2011 · Comments Off on New cases about age discrimination, actual innocence in juvenile cases, and condemnation by electric utilities [Sep. 30, 2011]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court granted review in four new cases.

Request for more briefing the home-equity-lending case

Earlier this month, the Court heard […]

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Tags: Case Notes · Order Lists

The Severance open-beaches case is coming back to Texas

September 29th, 2011 · Comments Off on The Severance open-beaches case is coming back to Texas

Severance v. Patterson, No. 09-0387

One of the highest-profile cases last term concerned the Texas Open Beaches Act — asking if the State could claim a […]

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Tags: Case Notes

This week at SCOTX [Sep. 26, 2011]

September 26th, 2011 · Comments Off on This week at SCOTX [Sep. 26, 2011]

On the Court’s calendar this week:

Monday and Tuesday: The calendar shows a private conference of the Justices. This is the Court’s first formal conference […]

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Tags: Weekly Previews

No opinions today [Sep. 23, 2011]

September 23rd, 2011 · Comments Off on No opinions today [Sep. 23, 2011]

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

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Tags: Order Lists

This week at SCOTX [Sep. 19, 2011]

September 19th, 2011 · Comments Off on This week at SCOTX [Sep. 19, 2011]

On the Court’s calendar this week:

Through Wednesday: The calendar shows the Texas Center for the Judiciary’s annual judicial conference. You can read more […]

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Tags: Weekly Previews

No opinions today; a case about immunity is returned to the argument calendar [Sep. 16, 2011]

September 16th, 2011 · Comments Off on No opinions today; a case about immunity is returned to the argument calendar [Sep. 16, 2011]

The Texas Supreme Court did not release any opinions with today’s orders list.

The Court did re-set the oral argument in ECOM Real Estate Management v. […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Argument preview: Appellate attorney fees, drivers license revocation hearings

September 14th, 2011 · Comments Off on Argument preview: Appellate attorney fees, drivers license revocation hearings

As always, you can click through the docket numbers to find the underlying opinions, briefs, and other materials.

To be argued September 14, 2011

Texas Department of […]

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Argument preview: Home-equity lending rules in Texas

September 13th, 2011 · Comments Off on Argument preview: Home-equity lending rules in Texas

It turns out, there is only one case on today’s argument calendar. Basith Ghazali M.D. v. Patricia Brown, No. 10-0232 has been removed from […]

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Tags: Case Notes