The Court issued opinion in four cases with today’s orders list. It granted review in six cases in a special orders list released Wednesday […]
January 17th, 2014 · Comments Off on Opinions in four cases [Jan. 17, 2014]
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August 22nd, 2011 · Comments Off on The constitutional challenge to Texas’s business tax is on a fast track [Updated]
Allcat Claims Service L.P. and John Weakly v. Susan Combs, No. 11-0589
The Texas Supreme Court has set a fast-track schedule for the challenge to Texas’s […]
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August 15th, 2011 · Comments Off on New SCOTX order: E-filing moves from voluntary to mandatory in one month
The Texas Supreme Court has been telling us that e-filing would move from “voluntary” to mandatory this fall. Now, the Court has set the […]
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August 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment
An update about CertPool.com, my project for tracking the U.S. Supreme Court docket. You can see amicus filings, find out which cases are pending from your area, and get updates on specific cases by RSS.
August 8th, 2011 · Comments Off on “Common Blunders in Texas Supreme Court Briefs”
Last Friday, Texas Lawyer published a helpful article: “Common Blunders in Texas Supreme Court Briefs”. It was written by Martha Lackritz, who just finished […]
January 29th, 2011 · 3 Comments
Is a lawyer in a high-profile dispute a ‘public figure’ for libel purposes? That was the question raised in a recent Texas appellate case — and it’s one that should interest lawyers with newsworthy cases and newspaper reporters alike (and, of course, the law bloggers who live in both worlds).
December 8th, 2010 · Comments Off on Lessons for Texas appellate lawyers in the latest SCOTX statistics
Last week, the Office of Court Administration released its official 2010 statistics page. On that list is the “Supreme Court Activity” document that is […]
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August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off on Curious why you got an unsolicited email lobbying about the disciplinary rules this week?
Texas Lawyer explains the basic reason in “Bar Turns Over 63,000 Member Email Addresses to Law Student”. As the headline suggests, someone filed an […]
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