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Entries from April 2013

No opinions or grants this week [Apr. 26, 2013]

April 26th, 2013 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants this week [Apr. 26, 2013]

The Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or choose any new cases for review with this week’s orders list.

The Court’s calendar shows a […]

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Four grants: scope of protective orders for trade secrets; expert reports when suing architects; and more [Apr. 19, 2013]

April 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off on Four grants: scope of protective orders for trade secrets; expert reports when suing architects; and more [Apr. 19, 2013]

This week, the Texas Supreme Court chose four more petitions for its fall argument calendar. (orders list).

Shared discovery orders and litigation involving trade secrets

IN RE […]

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Two opinions: Texas Hospitals lose a round against HMOs; evidence needed to show back child support [Apr. 19, 2013]

April 19th, 2013 · Comments Off on Two opinions: Texas Hospitals lose a round against HMOs; evidence needed to show back child support [Apr. 19, 2013]

The Texas Supreme Court issued two opinions with today’s orders list. It chose four new did not select any new cases for oral argument. (( […]

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No opinions or grants [Apr. 12, 2013]

April 12th, 2013 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Apr. 12, 2013]

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

Four of the justices are speaking at today’s Practice Before the Texas Supreme […]

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Texas Supreme Court voting statistics for the most recent terms

April 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court voting statistics for the most recent terms

At popular request, I’ve published a new set of voting charts for the Texas Supreme Court. These charts are tied directly to my court-tracking […]

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April 9th, 2013 · Comments Off on

Link: Texas Supreme Court Rejects Loss of Companion Damages For Pets (@jonathanturley) jonathanturley.org/2013/04/09/ave…

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Texas rejects emotional damages for the negligent killing of a family pet

April 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on Texas rejects emotional damages for the negligent killing of a family pet

CARLA STRICKLAND v. KATHRYN AND JEREMY MEDLEN, No. 12-0047

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April 5th, 2013 · Comments Off on

Link: Puppy love = priceless, but not compensable: Texas Supreme Court will not allow plaintiffs to r… (Tex Parte) texaslawyer.typepad.com/texas_lawyer_b…

— SCOTXblog (@scotxblog) April 5, 2013

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