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Entries from August 2013

August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on

My charts for voting affinity (http://t.co/48kp6EMfnv) and opinion counts (http://t.co/LucWYznhMw) have also been updated.

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13 decisions in the Court’s end-of-term orders [Aug. 30, 2013]

August 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court ends its 2013 Term. The Court issued 13 decisions overall, including 11 signed opinions.

The past two […]

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August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on

My system is having some trouble digesting the orders list today. Once I have that nailed down, I can share more details.

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August 30th, 2013 · Comments Off on

Along with 11 signed majority opinions issued today, the Justices also penned 8 dissents and 4 concurrences.

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The fight over the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Texas Supreme Court

August 29th, 2013 · Comments Off on The fight over the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill reaches the Texas Supreme Court

The Fifth Circuit has asked the Texas Supreme Court to weigh in on the litigation surrounding the April 2010 explosion and oil spill at the […]

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The Texas Supreme Court accepts two “gay divorce” cases for argument this fall

August 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off on The Texas Supreme Court accepts two “gay divorce” cases for argument this fall

Today, the Texas Supreme Court formally accepted two cases about same-sex divorce for argument this November. (( The Court also granted a third petition, filed […]

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8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

August 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off on 8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

Today’s orders list was extensive, with opinions handed down in eight cases, ten cases granted for oral argument this fall, and a large number of […]

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Question about which rules apply to modifications to a home mortgage has been certified to the Texas Supreme Court

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Question about which rules apply to modifications to a home mortgage has been certified to the Texas Supreme Court

The Fifth Circuit has certified a question about home-mortgage lending to the Texas Supreme Court.

The overarching question is whether a lender getting a borrower to […]

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