This week’s orders list was not accompanied by any opinions or new grants.
Entries from January 2010
January 29th, 2010 · Comments Off on No opinions today [order list of Jan. 29, 2010]
Tags: Order Lists
January 25th, 2010 · Comments Off on SCOTUS denies review of petition challenging Texas parental-termination system
The challenge to Texas’s parental-termination system in the US Supreme Court, which I first wrote about in this post, has come to a quiet end.
January 22nd, 2010 · Comments Off on One routine per curiam [order list of Jan. 22, 2010]
With today’s order list, the Texas Supreme Court issued one per curiam opinion that was a routine application of a holding it made last year […]
Tags: Order Lists
January 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on Citizens United and Judicial Elections [updated]
Most commentary about today’s Citizens United decision will focus on congressional and presidential elections.
But the decision may hit closer to home. Professor Rick Hasen […]
January 21st, 2010 · Comments Off on CourTex: Rate of jury trials in Texas
Court watchers in Texas have a unique resource in CourTex, a blog maintained by Carl Reynolds, the director of Texas’s Office of Court Administration.
In a […]
Tags: News and Links
January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on On the docket: Liability of horse owners, getting attorneys fees for medical-malpractice defense
The Texas Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in three cases on Thursday, January 21.
One case involves the Texas Equine Activity Act, which creates a […]
Tags: Case Notes
January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court candidates who tweet
I’ve found five Texas Supreme Court candidates (so far) who have active Twitter accounts.
I’ve combined their feeds together into this Twitter list, which you can […]
January 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Texas Supreme Court election resources
This will be the second election cycle for SCOTXblog.
To help readers follow and make sense of the Texas Supreme Court campaigns, I’ve added a page […]