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Supreme Court of Texas, meet the ‘fuzzy animal’ exception

In the imposing wood-paneled courtroom seated on the grand marble dais, the nine justices were robed and ready. Clerk Blake Hawthorne called for all to rise, draw near and pay attention, for the honorable, the Supreme Court of Texas was now in session. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Longest-Serving Republicans in the House

With the exception of Supreme Court justices, who are appointed for life, job security can be a major challenge in Washington D.C. — particularly for members of the House of Representatives.........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 2nd, 2019

Longest-Serving Democrats in the House

With the exception of Supreme Court justices, who are appointed for life, job security can be tenuous in Washington D.C. — particularly for members of the House of Representatives. Unlike their........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstDec 2nd, 2019

Supreme Court of Texas arguments for Energy Transfer, Enterprise live up to billing

Legal experts say it is the most important business partnership dispute to be decided by the Texas Supreme Court since Pennzoil v. Texaco in the 1980s......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 9th, 2019

Meet the lawyers behind the Texas foster care reform case

Two Texas law firms are one step closer to obtaining what they say are long-overdue reforms to the state’s foster care system after a ruling issued last week by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Dallas Ebola case to be heard by Texas Supreme Court

A case involving a hospital where a nurse who contracted Ebola at work will be heard by the Texas Supreme Court. The hearing is expected to happen on Nov. 7.  In October 2014, Amber Vinson contracted Ebola after being exposed to the virus as a nurs.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Energy Transfer, Enterprise headed to Texas Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Texas will consider whether a business version of common law marriage exists when companies do deals with each other in the Lone Star State. The case has been viewed by the Texas legal community as the most important business di.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2019

SCOTUS gives employees boost in discrimination charges against businesses in Texas case

In a 9-0 decision, the Supreme Court dealt a significant legal blow to businesses facing discrimination lawsuits by ruling that an employer who waits too long can lose the right to argue that the employee didn’t exhaust all administration remedies......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 6th, 2019

Supreme Court of Texas dismisses defamation suit against Morning News, Kevin Krause

The Supreme Court of Texas has tossed out a defamation lawsuit against The Dallas Morning News, reversing two lower courts that declined to do so despite it involving a situation that the Texas Citizens Participation Act was actually designed to pr.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Property owner dinged by high court for refusing to drill

A Texas Supreme Court decision found that a landowner violated the rights of mineral rights holders by refusing to consider leasing his land for drilling......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 15th, 2019

SC collegium to meet today on Justice K M Joseph elevation row: Top updates

The Supreme Court Collegium meeting will take up today on Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice K M Joseph's elevation as the judge of the apex court. Catch updates on K M Joseph's elevation row.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 1st, 2018

Collegium judges meet CJI; ask to reiterate Justice Joseph"s name: Updates

Here is all you need to know about the controversy surrounding Justice Joseph's proposed elevation to Supreme Court that has led to another Centre-Judiciary face-off.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 10th, 2018

Supreme Court collegium again backs Justice KM Joseph"s appointment

Justice J Chelameswar, on May 9 had written a letter to the CJI urging him to convene the Supreme Court Collegium meet to forward KM Joseph's name to the Centre.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 11th, 2018

Texas Supreme Court strikes cities" ability to ban single-use bags

Bag banners beware. In a unanimous ruling issued Friday, the Texas Supreme Court decided that a city government may not ban commercial establishments from selling or providing single-use bags under the state's solid waste disposal act. The Suprem.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 22nd, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds District Lines in Texas

The court decided district lines were not racially motivated in all but one case. The Supreme Cour.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 25th, 2018

Meet Trump"s Next Supreme Court Nominee (According To The Online Bookies)

In the aftermath of Justice Anthony Kennedy's bombshell announcement that he is retiring from the Supreme Court, attention turns who will replace him. And while Trump has yet to unve.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 27th, 2018

Trump Has Reportedly Narrowed His Supreme Court List to 3 Finalists. Here’s What to Know About Them

Meet the candidates. President Trump has promised to announce his nominee to fill Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's v.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 6th, 2018

Mark Judge: Meet Brett Kavanaugh"s high-school friend and the other man named in Christine Ford"s allegations against the Supreme Court nominee

Joshua Robe.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 17th, 2018

Texas Supreme Court ends dual taxation at terminal near Corpus Christi

The Texas Supreme Court has ended nearly a decade of double taxation for the Ingleside marine terminal just outside of Corpus Christi, ordering one county to stop taxing property that was also being taxed by another. Chief Justice Nathan Hecht issued.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 14th, 2018

New York AG alleges Exxon Mobil misled shareholders

Irving, Texas-based energy giant Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM) misled investors, according to New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. According to a lawsuit filed in New York Supreme Court Oct. 24, Underwood alleged that Exxon Mobil lied to sh.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 25th, 2018

Is the SCOTX about to kill punitive damages once and for all?

The Texas Supreme Court heard an important business case this week that legal experts say could result in the restatement of the largest punitive damage verdicts in history or it could be the death of punitive damages in many types of civil disputes.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2018