The Supreme Court of Texas issued four opinions with this week’s order list.

The Court also granted oral argument in nine cases, filling out its early March argument sitting.

Today’s Opinions

As time allows, I will post more thoughts about some of these cases.

Nine Cases Set for Argument, Filling the Early March Sitting

The Court also set nine cases for argument. Seven were petitions for review, one was a petition for mandamus, and one was an attorney disciplinary appeal.

March 10th (at South Texas College of Law in Houston)

Whirlpool Corp. v. Margarita Camacho, No. 08-0175 (Justice O’Neill not sitting) (DB)

Roy Kenji Yamada, M.D. v. Laura Friend, Individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Sarah Elizabeth Friend, No. 08-0262 (DB)

March 11th

Timpte Industries, Inc. v. Robert Gish, No. 08-0043 (DB)

State Office of Risk Management v. Lawton, No. 08-0363 (DB)

Boma O. Allison v. Commission for Lawyer Discipline, No. 08-0705 (DB)

March 12th

Waffle House, Inc. v. Cathie Williams, No. 07‑0205 (DB)

Intercontinental Group Partnership v. KB Home Lone Star L.P., No. 07-0815 (DB)

MBM Financial Corporation n/k/a MBM Financial Interests, L.P. v. The Woodlands Operating Company, L.P., No. 08-0390 (DB)

March 31st

In re Weekley Homes, L.P., No. 08‑0836 (DB)