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Entries from February 2015

Two opinions, including one about whether limitations bars suing a partner over partnership debts [Feb. 27, 2015]

February 27th, 2015 · Comments Off on Two opinions, including one about whether limitations bars suing a partner over partnership debts [Feb. 27, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in two pending cases. It did not select any new cases for oral argument.

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Tags: Order Lists

The Fifth Circuit asks whether Texas’s civil penalty statutes are covered by its limits on exemplary damages

February 23rd, 2015 · Comments Off on The Fifth Circuit asks whether Texas’s civil penalty statutes are covered by its limits on exemplary damages

A federal court has asked the Texas Supreme Court to clarify whether Texas’s statute restricting exemplary damages also limits statutory civil penalties.The federal case is […]

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State of the Texas Judiciary 2015

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on State of the Texas Judiciary 2015

On Wednesday, Chief Justice Hecht delivered his first “State of the Judiciary” address to the Texas Legislature. The State Bar has a page on storify […]

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Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

February 20th, 2015 · Comments Off on Eight grants of review for oral argument in March [Feb. 20, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court granted review in eight cases to be heard in March. It did not issue any opinions.

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Texas Supreme Court issues temporary order stopping same-sex marriage licenses in Austin

February 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court issues temporary order stopping same-sex marriage licenses in Austin

Some detail added on Thursday evening.

This week, two state judges in Travis County have issued orders indicating that Texas’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, […]

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Admissibility of seat-belt evidence in accident cases; Insurance coverage for the BP oil spill [Feb. 13, 2015]

February 13th, 2015 · Comments Off on Admissibility of seat-belt evidence in accident cases; Insurance coverage for the BP oil spill [Feb. 13, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in two cases. It did not choose any new cases for review.

Opinions Evidence about seat-belt use […]

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Tags: News and Links · Order Lists

Four opinions, no grants [Feb. 6, 2015]

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Four opinions, no grants [Feb. 6, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Court issued signed opinions in two cases, issued two per curiams, and did not grant any new cases for review.

Lack […]

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