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Final Friday of the Texas Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term (Aug. 28, 2015)

August 28th, 2015 · Comments Off on Final Friday of the Texas Supreme Court’s 2014-2015 term (Aug. 28, 2015)

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued its final Friday orders for the term. The list included one per curiam about a workers […]

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Texas’s same-sex divorce cases result in a deep divide — over the power of the Attorney General [Jun. 19, 2015]

June 19th, 2015 · Comments Off on Texas’s same-sex divorce cases result in a deep divide — over the power of the Attorney General [Jun. 19, 2015]

With today’s orders, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in four cases. It granted one petition for review and accepted a certified question from the […]

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No opinions or grants [Jun. 5, 2015]

June 5th, 2015 · Comments Off on No opinions or grants [Jun. 5, 2015]

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

The orders list was longer than some past weeks, as the Court denied review in […]

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SCOTX approves a double-derivative shareholder suit over board objections, at least for closely held corporations [May 29, 2015]

May 29th, 2015 · Comments Off on SCOTX approves a double-derivative shareholder suit over board objections, at least for closely held corporations [May 29, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Court issued one opinion in a case about derivative suits inside closely held corporations.

Shareholders in closely held corporations can bring […]

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Discovery of medical committee records related to a doctor’s claim of unfair competition (May 22, 2015)

May 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on Discovery of medical committee records related to a doctor’s claim of unfair competition (May 22, 2015)

With this orders list, the Court issued its opinion in one pending case. It did not choose any new cases for review.

Discovery of medical peer-review […]

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Internal investigations while a company is itself under investigation are given absolute privilege against defamation [May 15, 2015]

May 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on Internal investigations while a company is itself under investigation are given absolute privilege against defamation [May 15, 2015]

Last week, I noted that the Texas Supreme Court had decided all of its September, October, and November cases, save one. With today‚Äôs orders list, […]

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A dozen more cases decided; no grants [May 8, 2015]

May 8th, 2015 · Comments Off on A dozen more cases decided; no grants [May 8, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in twelve cases.

Two of today’s cases drew dissents, each on a 6-3 vote. Four […]

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A slip-and-fall in a hospital is not a health-care claim; two new grants [May 1, 2015]

May 1st, 2015 · Comments Off on A slip-and-fall in a hospital is not a health-care claim; two new grants [May 1, 2015]

With today’s orders list, the Texas Supreme Court issued opinions in one case. The Court also chose two other cases for future oral argument.

Opinions

A slip-and-fall […]

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