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No opinions or grants [Dec. 20, 2013]

December 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Dec. 20, 2013]

This week’s orders list brought no opinions or grants.

I would make a short comment on how that was the last full orders list of the […]

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Two opinions and four grants [Dec. 13, 2013]

December 13th, 2013 · Comments Off on Two opinions and four grants [Dec. 13, 2013]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued two opinions and chose four cases for argument next spring.

Attorney’s fees are not proper in child-support […]

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Candidate lists for the 2014 Texas Supreme Court elections

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Candidate lists for the 2014 Texas Supreme Court elections

In 2014, four seats on the Texas Supreme Court will be on the ballot. The official candidate lists are still being assembled after the Monday […]

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Tags: Elections

Quiet orders list [Dec. 7, 2013]

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Dec. 7, 2013]

The Court did not issue orders on the Friday after Thanksgiving. The next week, the Court heard oral arguments and then issued a fairly […]

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Seven cases granted for argument in January 2014

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Seven cases granted for argument in January 2014

With its November 22, 2013 orders, the Texas Supreme Court chose seven cases for oral argument in January 2014.

Defamation remedies

ALLEN CHADWICK BURBAGE v. W. KIRK […]

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SCOTX permits landlords to sue holdover tenants for tortious interference [Nov. 22, 2013]

December 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on SCOTX permits landlords to sue holdover tenants for tortious interference [Nov. 22, 2013]

With its November 22, 2013 orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in three cases and chose seven more for oral argument in January.

This […]

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CLE program this Thursday in Dallas

November 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments

I will be speaking this week at the Dallas appellate section lunch.

The main topic is one that I’ve wanted a good excuse to explore: Testing […]

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No opinions today; argument date set in Texas home-equity lending challenge [Nov. 15, 2013]

November 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on No opinions today; argument date set in Texas home-equity lending challenge [Nov. 15, 2013]

Today’s orders list did not bring any opinions.

The Court did announce an argument date for FRANKIE SIMS, ON BEHALF OF HIMSELF AND ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY […]

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