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Entries from February 2013

Gunn v. Minton: SCOTUS reverses, concluding that the Texas legal malpractice claim did not ‘arise under’ federal law

February 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on Gunn v. Minton: SCOTUS reverses, concluding that the Texas legal malpractice claim did not ‘arise under’ federal law

The U.S. Supreme Court has released its decision in Gunn v. Minton, No. 11-1118 (opinion docket), reversing the decision from the Texas Supreme Court.

This is […]

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A new history of the Texas Supreme Court, by James L. Haley

February 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on A new history of the Texas Supreme Court, by James L. Haley

On Monday, a special event is being held at the Texas Supreme Court to mark the publication of “The Texas Supreme Court: A Narrative History, […]

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No opinions or grants [Feb. 8, 2013]

February 8th, 2013 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Feb. 8, 2013]

The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions with today’s orders list.

The Court calendar shows a private conference scheduled for next Monday and Tuesday. […]

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When is a failure to commit a psychiatric patient a legal cause of suicide? [Feb. 1, 2013]

February 1st, 2013 · Comments Off on When is a failure to commit a psychiatric patient a legal cause of suicide? [Feb. 1, 2013]

With the first orders list of February, the Texas Supreme Court issued one opinion. It also chose to grant rehearing in two (consolidated) petitions […]

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Six opinions: Procedural traps in challenging forfeiture; expert report requirements when suing architects and engineers [Jan. 25, 2013]

February 1st, 2013 · Comments Off on Six opinions: Procedural traps in challenging forfeiture; expert report requirements when suing architects and engineers [Jan. 25, 2013]

The Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in six cases with last Friday’s orders list.

Opinions in Argued Cases

THE STATE OF TEXAS v. NINETY THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED […]

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Tags: Order Lists