This week, the Supreme Court of Texas is traveling to hear oral arguments at Texas Tech in Lubbock.
Oral arguments this week
Tuesday April 22, 2008:
- Kerlin v. Sauceda, No. 05-0653, from the Thirteenth Court
This case is a dispute over the ownership of part of Padre Island. As I wrote about before, the appeal largely concerns whether the dispute is too late. COA Opinion
Phillips v. Bramlett, 07-0522, from the Seventh Court. This medical-malpractice case involves issues about how to properly preserve a challenge to a jury argument, as well as how the medical-malpractice cap affects claims brought under the Stowers doctrine. My summary of the grant is here.