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School finance: The State wins; the ISDs lose; the Legislature now has a wider range of options to reform the system

May 13th, 2016 · Comments Off on School finance: The State wins; the ISDs lose; the Legislature now has a wider range of options to reform the system

Today, the Court issued its ruling in the Texas school finance case. The public information officer’s summary is more than 3000 words. I tried it […]

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No opinions or grants [Mar. 11, 2016]

March 11th, 2016 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Mar. 11, 2016]

The Court again had a quiet orders list this week, with no opinions or grants.

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Tags: Order Lists

No opinions or grants [Mar. 4, 2016]

March 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Mar. 4, 2016]

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

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Personal jurisdiction in a defamation case that crosses borders; interpreting an oil-and-gas agreement [Feb. 26, 2016]

February 26th, 2016 · Comments Off on Personal jurisdiction in a defamation case that crosses borders; interpreting an oil-and-gas agreement [Feb. 26, 2016]

With this week’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in five cases. It did not select any new cases for future argument.

Looking at […]

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Four grants for future argument (likely in the fall); rehearing granted in the Houston takings case between home owners and a flood-control district [Feb. 19, 2016]

February 19th, 2016 · Comments Off on Four grants for future argument (likely in the fall); rehearing granted in the Houston takings case between home owners and a flood-control district [Feb. 19, 2016]

This Friday’s orders list brings four more cases chosen for oral argument. It also brings a rare grant of rehearing in an argued case that […]

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Two (more) grants on a Tuesday, for argument in March [Feb. 16, 2016]

February 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Two (more) grants on a Tuesday, for argument in March [Feb. 16, 2016]

That might sound familiar, or even vaguely predictable, for those monitoring the argument calendar:

Doing a little math… we might expect some grants to […]

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Deepwater Horizon case set for March argument; no opinions or grants [Feb. 12, 2016]

February 12th, 2016 · Comments Off on Deepwater Horizon case set for March argument; no opinions or grants [Feb. 12, 2016]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or choose new cases for argument.

The Court did, however, announce an […]

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Tags: Order Lists

Quiet orders list [Feb. 5, 2016]

February 5th, 2016 · Comments Off on Quiet orders list [Feb. 5, 2016]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court did not issue any opinions or select new cases for oral argument.

The Court will be hearing arguments […]

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Tags: Order Lists