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Entries from October 2012

Six per curiam opinions, one grant, a case dismissed as moot, and more [Oct. 26, 2012]

October 28th, 2012 · Comments Off on Six per curiam opinions, one grant, a case dismissed as moot, and more [Oct. 26, 2012]

With Friday’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued six per curiam opinions. The Court granted review in one new case and dismissed another […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Some changes to our email subscriptions

October 22nd, 2012 · Comments Off on Some changes to our email subscriptions

If you subscribe to SCOTXblog by email, you’ll see a new format today, as well as a new delivery schedule. Going forward, the blog […]

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Tags: SCOTXblog Announcements

SCOTX rejects a constitutional challenge to the Texas franchise-tax system [Oct. 19, 2012]

October 19th, 2012 · Comments Off on SCOTX rejects a constitutional challenge to the Texas franchise-tax system [Oct. 19, 2012]

The most recent challenge to the Texas franchise tax system comes up short on today’s orders list. That was the only decision issued by […]

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Tags: Case Notes · Order Lists

SCOTX addresses parental termination where one parent has been deported – no new grants of review [Oct. 12, 2012]

October 14th, 2012 · Comments Off on SCOTX addresses parental termination where one parent has been deported – no new grants of review [Oct. 12, 2012]

With this week’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued one opinion and did not grant any new cases for review.

The opinion was in IN […]

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Tags: Order Lists

SCOTX addresses when grandparents have standing under the Family Code [Oct. 5, 2012]

October 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on SCOTX addresses when grandparents have standing under the Family Code [Oct. 5, 2012]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued an opinion about the standing of grandparents to be included in trial court proceedings about child […]

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Tags: Order Lists

SCOTUS takes a Texas case: Is patent malpractice an exclusively federal issue?

October 5th, 2012 · Comments Off on SCOTUS takes a Texas case: Is patent malpractice an exclusively federal issue?

The big news of the day comes from the U.S. Supreme Court, which has granted review of Gunn v. Minton, No. 11-1118, a case originating […]

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Tags: Case Notes