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Entries from April 2012

Opinion issued in the Palomo elections case; no new petitions granted [Apr. 27, 2012]

April 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Opinion issued in the Palomo elections case; no new petitions granted [Apr. 27, 2012]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued a per curiam opinion explaining its March 28th order in the Palomo elections case.

In re Rebecca […]

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Tags: Case Notes · Order Lists

Thursday: An Evening with the Texas Supreme Court

April 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Thursday: An Evening with the Texas Supreme Court

This Thursday (April 26th) is the “Evening with the Texas Supreme Court” reception and panel discussion. And don’t let the name fool you: The […]

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Six opinions and one grant [Apr. 20, 2012]

April 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Six opinions and one grant [Apr. 20, 2012]

With Friday’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued six opinions, granted one new petition to be argued this fall, and denied rehearing of a […]

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Quiet orders list – Supreme Court Advisory Committee tackles divorce forms for unrepresented litigants [Apr. 13, 2012]

April 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

The Texas Supreme Court issued a quiet orders list this morning, with no opinions and no new cases chosen for argument.

Meanwhile, the Supreme Court Advisory […]

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NPR story about Virginia’s “Episcopal Battle”

April 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on NPR story about Virginia’s “Episcopal Battle”

On Tuesday afternoon, I heard an NPR story about a legal battle in Virginia that reminded me of some cases that will be heard by […]

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An order restoring a judicial candidate to the ballot

April 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on An order restoring a judicial candidate to the ballot

On Wednesday March 28th, the Texas Supreme Court granted a judicial candidate’s request to be restored to the ballot.

The case is In re Rebecca Ramirez […]

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No opinions or grants today [Apr. 6, 2012]

April 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants today [Apr. 6, 2012]

The Texas Supreme Court released a quiet orders list today, with no opinions or new cases chosen for review.

The next scheduled conference of the Justices […]

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Tags: Order Lists