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Entries from June 2013

Six sets of opinions; four grants [Jun. 28, 2013]

June 28th, 2013 · Comments Off on Six sets of opinions; four grants [Jun. 28, 2013]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in six cases and chose four petitions for oral argument this fall.

There was a defamation […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Texas Supreme Court further tightens some of Texas’s home-equity lending rules

June 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court further tightens some of Texas’s home-equity lending rules

Texas has a long tradition of protecting the homestead against creditors, including special protections in the state constitution. It was only ten years ago […]

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Four sets of opinions; one grant; one rehearing granted [Jun. 21, 2013]

June 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Four sets of opinions; one grant; one rehearing granted [Jun. 21, 2013]

Opinions

A non-suit can toll the expert report requirement for a medical-malpractice suit

CHCA WOMAN’S HOSPITAL, L.P. D/B/A THE WOMAN’S HOSPITAL OF TEXAS AND WOMAN’S HOSPITAL OF […]

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“Putting the ‘App’ in Appellate Practice”

June 18th, 2013 · Comments Off on “Putting the ‘App’ in Appellate Practice”

That was the title of a panel that I was asked to participate in last week at UT’s Conference on State and Federal Appeals here […]

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Tags: Legal Tech · Practice Notes

Two opinions, no grants [Jun. 14, 2013]

June 14th, 2013 · Comments Off on Two opinions, no grants [Jun. 14, 2013]

The Texas Supreme Court released two opinions with today’s orders list. It did not grant any new cases for review.

Opinions The scope of “abuse” in […]

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Three opinions, two grants [Jun. 7, 2013]

June 7th, 2013 · Comments Off on Three opinions, two grants [Jun. 7, 2013]

With this week’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in three cases, one of which was a per curiam opinion. The Court […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Catching up on orders: Harmless error in a juvenile justice case

June 6th, 2013 · Comments Off on Catching up on orders: Harmless error in a juvenile justice case

The May 24 orders and May 31 orders were fairly quiet, with now grants and just one opinion issued. The opinion was in IN […]

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Tags: Order Lists