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Entries from September 2012

No orders or opinions today – Justice Wainwright’s last day on the bench [Sept. 28, 2012]

September 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on No orders or opinions today – Justice Wainwright’s last day on the bench [Sept. 28, 2012]

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

Today marks Justice Wainwright’s last […]

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Six cases chosen for oral argument [Sep. 21, 2012]

September 21st, 2012 · Comments Off on Six cases chosen for oral argument [Sep. 21, 2012]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court selected six cases for oral argument in January 2013.

Among the other orders, the Court denied […]

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Justice Wainwright announces that he is leaving the bench

September 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on Justice Wainwright announces that he is leaving the bench

Justice Dale Wainwright has announced that he is stepping down from the Texas Supreme Court in the next two weeks.

The news was circulated today by […]

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Tags: News and Links

Quiet orders today [Sep. 14, 2012]

September 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on Quiet orders today [Sep. 14, 2012]

The Texas Supreme Court issued a quiet set of orders today. It did not issue any opinions or choose any new cases for oral […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Cases in the News [Sep. 10, 2012]

September 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Cases in the News [Sep. 10, 2012]

News articles are still appearing about the Court’s opinions from August 31st:

Michael Maslanska writes “Texas Supreme Court refuses to engraft Ledbetter Act onto the Texas […]

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No opinions or grants; argument in FPL Energy case moved to the October sitting [Sep. 7, 2012]

September 7th, 2012 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants; argument in FPL Energy case moved to the October sitting [Sep. 7, 2012]

It was a relatively quiet orders list this morning. The Court did not issue any opinions or grant any new cases for oral argument.

In an […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Cases argued last year that are still waiting on a decision

September 5th, 2012 · 1 Comment

As the Court gets ready to begin its fall argument calendar, you might be wondering which Texas Supreme Court cases were argued last term but […]

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Tags: Case Notes

Does groping count as medical malpractice? That, plus issues about condemnation law, civil commitment, proving negligence, and overturning default judgments [more from Friday’s orders]

September 4th, 2012 · Comments Off on Does groping count as medical malpractice? That, plus issues about condemnation law, civil commitment, proving negligence, and overturning default judgments [more from Friday’s orders]

This is my second installment about last Friday’s big orders list. You can also read the first installment, which summarized five of the cases […]

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Tags: Order Lists