Chief Justice Gray applies for the currently vacant seat on the Texas Supreme Court

The Waco Tribune reports that Chief Justice Gray of the Tenth Court of Appeals has applied for the open seat on the Texas Supreme Court, just vacated by Justice Brister.

That appointment is in high demand. According to the paper:

“Perry had fielded 23 applications for the position as of Thursday, according to a spokeswoman in Perry’s office.”

Justice Brown of Houston files to be a candidate for O’Neill’s seat in 2010

Texas Lawyer has reported that Justice Jeff Brown of the Fourteenth Court has filed the initial paperwork to run for Justice O’Neill’s seat on the Texas Supreme Court in 2010.