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Property owner testimony about value; five new grants [Dec. 14, 2012]

December 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Property owner testimony about value; five new grants [Dec. 14, 2012]

With this week’s orders, the Texas Supreme Court issued one opinion and granted review in five cases for oral argument.

The Court also denied the motion […]

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Tumultuous times at the Texas Supreme Court leading to the 1876 Constitution

December 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Tumultuous times at the Texas Supreme Court leading to the 1876 Constitution

Scott Henson of Grits for Breakfast published a history-centered post on Saturday that covers some interesting stories from the Texas Supreme Court’s past. If you’re […]

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No opinions or grants; Justice Boyd joins the Court [Dec. 7, 2012]

December 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants; Justice Boyd joins the Court [Dec. 7, 2012]

The Court did not issue any opinions or grant review in any cases with today’s orders list.

The Court did post a photo of Justice Jeff […]

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Court upholds an informed-consent claim against a chiropractor; argument date in insurance certified question [Nov. 30, 2012]

November 30th, 2012 · Comments Off on Court upholds an informed-consent claim against a chiropractor; argument date in insurance certified question [Nov. 30, 2012]

With today’s orders, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion in one pending case and set an argument date for a certified question case.

Argument date […]

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A new kind of report from the Texas Supreme Court about its internal efficiency in handling cases

November 28th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Last fall, I mentioned in passing the Legislature’s new requirement that the Court compile and submit a report about how each Justice has met the […]

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Governor Perry appoints Jeff Boyd to the vacant seat on SCOTX

November 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on Governor Perry appoints Jeff Boyd to the vacant seat on SCOTX

Today, Governor Perry appointed Jeffrey S. Boyd to fill the vacancy on the Texas Supreme Court created when Dale Wainwright stepped down from the bench. […]

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Two grants and two per curiam opinions [Nov. 16, 2012]

November 16th, 2012 · Comments Off on Two grants and two per curiam opinions [Nov. 16, 2012]

With this week’s orders, the Texas Supreme Court issued two per curiam opinions and granted two new cases for argument next spring.

New Grants

ROSSCER CRAIG TUCKER, […]

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No opinions with this week’s orders [Nov. 9, 2012]

November 9th, 2012 · Comments Off on No opinions with this week’s orders [Nov. 9, 2012]

The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions with this week’s orders list.

The Court calendar shows a private conference scheduled for next Monday and […]

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