Here are some of the decisions from this week’s orders list that have made the newspapers (or at least have been picked up by my Google alerts):
The blog 600commerce, which focuses on cases from the Dallas Court of Appeals, has a summary of , No. 10-0781
Craig Estlinbaum (who blogs at Adjunct Law Prof Blog) writes about , No. 10-0950 . His post is “Supreme Court of Texas Applies Value-to-the-Taker Rule in Condemnation Case”, discussing the Court’s decision to exclude both sides’ expert witnesses about valuation of a piece of rural land.
Bob Mabry, who focuses on the Ninth Court in Beaumont at the blog Courts and Writing, has a post about the civil-commitment case , No. 10-0605 .
The Statesman writes that “Austin prevails in long-running legal dispute over downtown property” regarding , No. 10-0316
KUT reports on the same case: “Whittington Loses (Again), But Says He’s Not Done”
The Statesman also notes “Texas high court hands victory to Austin architect in liability case” about the petition denial in , No. 11-0731
Here are a few of the other stories that accumulated on my desk in August:
Statesman: “Texas Supreme Court accepts business-tax case” about , No. 12-0518
StateImpact/NPR: “Texas Supreme Court Reinforces Denbury Decision on Eminent Domain. Again.” about , No. 09-0901
The Flower Mound Leader Star website has an update on , No. 12-0290