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Month: June 2015

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update June 26, 2015

The Supreme Court released eight opinions this week, seven of which we review in this week’s edition of the Texas Supreme Court Update. Patel v. Tex. Dept. of Licensing and Regulation, Case 12-0657: http://www.txcourts.gov/media/1008501/120657.pdf In a declaratory judgment action, the Court held that certain Texas licensing statutes and regulations violated the Texas Constitution’s due course of law provision. In particular,…

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update June 19, 2015

Today, the Texas Supreme Court released 3 opinions, accepted certified questions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, and granted a petition for review. State of Texas v. Naylor, Case 11-0114, and In re State of Texas, Case 11-0222:http://www.txcourts.gov/media/1001370/110114.pdf In this consolidated opinion on an appeal and original petition for mandamus from the State of Texas’s intervention…

Texas Supreme Court Weekly Update June 15, 2015

Greetings, As of last Friday, June 12, 2015, the Texas Supreme Court released 9 opinions. As part of the new opinions, one related to an election contest and 3 are oil and gas opinions, both of which are beyond the scope of our firm’s practice. However, we will review the remaining 5 opinions, which provide important guidance in employer non-subscriber…