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Entries from March 2014

Texas Supreme Court halts disclosure of identity of pharmacies supplying execution drugs

March 30th, 2014 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court halts disclosure of identity of pharmacies supplying execution drugs

The Texas Supreme Court does not often touch issues relating to the death penalty. Criminal appeals and habeas questions go, instead, to the Court of […]

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Can the Legislature prevent a court from striking down a statute on constitutional grounds until 45 days after the AG has been notified?

March 25th, 2014 · Comments Off on Can the Legislature prevent a court from striking down a statute on constitutional grounds until 45 days after the AG has been notified?

That’s the question that the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, which has the final say on state criminal matters, answered last week.

After the criminal court […]

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Two opinions, one rehearing grant, and six grants [Mar. 21, 2014]

March 23rd, 2014 · Comments Off on Two opinions, one rehearing grant, and six grants [Mar. 21, 2014]

With this week’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued two opinions and chose six more cases for oral argument this fall.

Opinions Liquidated damages clause: Not […]

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Another quiet orders list [Mar. 14, 2014]

March 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Another quiet orders list [Mar. 14, 2014]

It’s no surprise that the Court’s orders are light during what passes for Spring Break in Austin. There were no opinions issued and no cases […]

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Quiet orders list [Mar. 7, 2014]

March 7th, 2014 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Mar. 7, 2014]

With its March 7 orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued no opinions and chose no new cases for review.

The Court’s next internal conference is […]

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