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Entries from July 2012

Certified question about at-will employment status in Texas

July 29th, 2012 · Comments Off on Certified question about at-will employment status in Texas

As noted over on 600camp.com, the Fifth Circuit has just certified a question to the Texas Supreme Court about the at-will employment doctrine in Texas.

The […]

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New blog about the Dallas Court of Appeals: ‘600 Commerce’

July 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on New blog about the Dallas Court of Appeals: ‘600 Commerce’

There is a new blog covering commercial cases in the Dallas Court of Appeals, with a name inspired by the courthouse address: 600 Commerce.

If that […]

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Tags: News and Links

Quiet orders list [Jul. 27, 2012]

July 27th, 2012 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Jul. 27, 2012]

The lull of the summer recess continues. The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or choose any new cases for argument with […]

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Tags: Order Lists

How big is 14 point font? That nerdy question is now before the Michigan Supreme Court.

July 26th, 2012 · Comments Off on How big is 14 point font? That nerdy question is now before the Michigan Supreme Court.

I saw a tweet on Thursday from Matthew Butterick about a state supreme court case that turns, believe it or not, on whether a party […]

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Tags: Legal Writing

Quiet orders list [Jul. 20, 2012]

July 20th, 2012 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Jul. 20, 2012]

The Texas Supreme Court issued a quiet orders list this week. No opinions were issued, and no cases were selected for oral argument.

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The new TAMES search window is online

July 18th, 2012 · Comments Off on The new TAMES search window is online

This week the Court has rolled out the first public part of the TAMES system, its docket pages and the search window you use to […]

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Tags: Legal Tech · News and Links

Roundup: primary runoff, Justice Willett op-ed about the ACA decision, and TAMES is coming this week

July 17th, 2012 · Comments Off on Roundup: primary runoff, Justice Willett op-ed about the ACA decision, and TAMES is coming this week

The Medina-Devine runoff is July 31st

Compared to 2010 (when there was the excitement of an open seat and a wide-open primary), there has been relatively […]

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Nestle II: Revisiting the Texas business-margins tax

July 13th, 2012 · Comments Off on Nestle II: Revisiting the Texas business-margins tax

You may remember In re Nestle USA, Inc., No. 11-0855 (DB), one of this term’s cases challenging the Texas business-margins tax.

The first of those cases […]

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