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20GeoJOnPovertyLAndPoly429.pdf
This Article argues that the changes in Texas law in 1995, 2001 , and 2005 created significant new protections for purchasers but created new problems and left several areas still in need of attention. Leveling the playing field, in short, was not…

34StMaryULJ737.pdf
Does an attorney owe a client a duty or "absolute and perfect candor?" More than a dozen recent cases from Texas, California, Oklahoma, and the District of Columbia ha\e used this phrase to describe an attorney's fiduciary obligations. "Candor"…

2EstPlanAndCommunityPropLJ421.pdf
Perpetuating the legacy of landownership requires careful estate planning by today’s farmers and ranchers.2 Unfortunately, the federal estate tax can be particularly destructive to these estates where there is a desire to pass on legacy holdings to…

Brown_final3.pdf
This Article advocates the employment of the twelve-point Scout Law of the Boy Scouts of America as a professional ethics guide for lawyers. The Article begins by briefly relating the history of virtue ethics as a philosophical field of study and…

2Rapoport_Final_Germano_Clean.pdf
In the changing landscape of law practice—where law firm profits are threatened by such changes as increased pressure from clients to economize and the concomitant opportunities for clients to shop around for the most efficient lawyers—are there…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_21_No04_0431.wmv
04-0431 PR Investments and Specialty Retailers Inc. v. State of Texas from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston The principal issue is whether a road-design change deprives the trial court of jurisdiction to review…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_10_16_No05_0272.wmv
05-0272 Entergy Gulf States Inc. v. John Summers from Jefferson County and the Ninth District Court of Appeals, Beaumont For petitioner: Jacqueline M. Stroh, San Antonio For respondent: Collyn A. Peddie, Houston The Supreme Court will hear arguments…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_11_No05_0541.wmv
05-0541 First American Title Insurance Co., et al. v. Comptroller of Public Accounts, et al. from Travis County and the Third District Court of Appeals, Austin For petitioners: Steven Reed, Washington, D.C. For respondents: Christine Monzingo, Austin…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_22_No05_0580.wmv
05-0580 A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. v. Maria Alicia Beyer from El Paso County and the Eighth District Court of Appeals, El Paso In this case alleging a financial institution lost documentation creating a survivorship right in a joint account, the…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_04_22_No05_0653.wmv
05-0653 Gilbert Kerlin, et al. v. Conception Sauceda, et al. from Cameron County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioners: Claudia Wilson Frost and Jeremy Gaston, Houston For respondents: Jules L. Laird Jr.,…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_21_No05_0661.wmv
05-0661 FKM Partnership Ltd. v. University of Houston Board of Regents from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston In this condemnation case the principal issues are (1) whether remand is proper to allow the university to prove…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_20_No05_0721.wmv
05-0721 SSP Partners and Metro Novelties Inc. v. Gladstrong Investments (USA) Corp. from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg In this indemnity action from a wrongful-death and products-liability case, the…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_22_No05_0748.wmv
05-0748 Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. v. Marketing On Hold Inc. from Cameron County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg In this interlocutory appeal from a class-certification order, the principal issues are (1) whether…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_09_09_No05_0801.wmv
05-0801 S. Murthy Badiga, M.D. v. Maricruz Lopez from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioner: Diana L. Faust, Dallas For respondent: E. A. Villareal Jr., Edinburg The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_20_No05_0882.wmv
05-0882 Perry Homes, et al. v. Robert E. Cull and S. Jane Cull from Tarrant County and the Second District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth The principal issues are (1) whether a defendant must show prejudice to establish that plaintiffs waived their…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_21_No05_0940.wmv
05-0940 Central Ready Mix Concrete Co. Inc. v. Luciano Islas from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg A principal issue is whether a contractor owes any duty for the safety of an independent…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_12_04_No05_0986.wmv
Justice Willett is not sitting. 05-0986 Harris County Hospital District v. Tomball Regional Hospital from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: Sandra Hachem, Houston For respondent: Randal L. Payne, Houston…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_20_No05_1023.wmv
05-1023 Montgomery County v. David Park from Montgomery County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco In this retaliation action, the principal issues are (1) whether elimination of job duties that indirectly may affect pay constitutes an…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_18_No05_1042.wmv
05-1042 JCW Electronics Inc. v. Pearl Iriz Garza from Cameron County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioner: Thomas F. Nye, Corpus Christi For respondents: Jane Webre, Austin The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_12_No06_0005.wmv
In the Matter of H.V. from Tarrant County and the Second District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth For petitioner Tarrant County District Attorney: David M. Curl, Fort Worth For respondent: Michael Shawn Matlock, Fort Worth. The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_11_13_No06_0023.wmv
Missouri Pacific Railroad Co. v. Patricia Limmer, et al. from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: Mike A. Hatchell, Austin For cross-petitioners/respondents: Deborah G. Hankinson, Dallas, and David Gunn,…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_11_14_No06_0034.wmv
Dallas Area Rapid Transit v. Amalgamated Transit Union Local No. 1338 from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For petitioner: Jeffrey C. Londa, Houston For respondent: Hal K. Gillespie, Dallas The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_03_22_No06_0074.wmv
06-0074 Pastor Rick Barr and Philemon Homes Inc. v. City of Sinton from San Patricio County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg In this case, a challenge to a zoning restriction on houses for parolees established as a…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_09_27_No06_0089.wmv
06-0089 City of Waco v. Robert Lopez from Limestone County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco For petitioner: Enid Wade, Waco For respondent: R. John Cullar, Waco The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue of whether Commission on…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_16_No06_0127.wmv
06-0127 William Chu v. Chong Hui Hong from Tarrant County and the Second District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth For petitioner: Murry B. Cohen, Houston For respondent: G. Stanley Cramb, Bedford The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue of…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_10_No06_0162.wmv
06-0162 Donald Davis v. Fisk Electric Co., et al. from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: Renuka Jain, Houston For respondents: J. Cary Gray, Houston In this wrongful-termination case alleging the firing was…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_16_No06_0178.wmv
06-0178 Forest Oil Corp. and Daniel B. Worden v. James Argyle McAllen, et al. from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioners: Geoffrey L. Harrison, Houston For respondents: Craig T. Enoch and David…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_16_No06_0243.wmv
06-0243 Solar Applications Engineering Inc. v. T.A. Operating Corp. from Bexar County and the Fourth District Court of Appeals, San Antonio For petitioner: Douglas W. Alexander, Austin For respondent: Sharon E. Callaway, San Antonio The Supreme Court…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_11_No06_0247.wmv
06-0247 Ulico Casualty Co. v. Allied Pilots Association from Tarrant County and the Second District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth For petitioner: Donald Colleluori, Dallas For respondent: B. Daniel Berryman, Fort Worth Principal issues are (1) whether…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_09_26_No06_0369.wmv
06-0369 In re Jack Jorden, M.D., et al. from Smith County and the 12th District Court of Appeals, Tyler For relator: R. Brent Cooper, Dallas For real party in interest: Bill Liebbe, Tyler The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue of whether…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_01_17_No06_0372.wmv
06-0372 Columbia Rio Grande Healthcare L.P. v. Alice H. Hawley and James A. Hawley from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioner: Charles Watson, Austin For respondents: Darrin Mitchell Walker,…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_09_27_No06_0416.wmv
06-0416 In re Columbia Medical Center of Las Colinas, et al. from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For relator: R. Brent Cooper, Dallas For real parties in interest: Ben C. Martin, Dallas The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_18_No06_0418.wmv
06-0418 HCBeck Ltd. v. Charles Rice from Tarrant County and the Second District Court of Appeals, Fort Worth For petitioner: David Rodriguez Weiner, Dallas For respondent: Paul Boudloche, Fort Worth The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_12_04_No06_0422.wmv
06-0422 Reliance Steel & Aluminum Co. and Samuel Alvarado v. Michael Sevcik and Cathy Loth from Waller County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioners: Thomas C. Wright, Houston; Russell H. McMains, Corpus…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_09_27_No06_0491.wmv
06-0491 In re Baylor Medical Center at Garland from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For relator: R. Brent Cooper, Dallas For real parties in interest: William M. Hayner Jr., Gil L. Daley II, Dallas The Supreme Court will…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_10_No06_0501.wmv
06-0501 Juan Mario Villafani, M.D. v. Adela Trejo from Cameron County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioner: TBA For respondent: Robert E. Brzezinski, San Antonio The principal issue is whether an appellate…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_04_10_No06_0502.wmv
06-0502 Jan N. Ogletree, M.D., and Heart Hospital of Austin v. Nancy Kay Matthews and Luann Matthews from Travis County and the Third District Court of Appeals, Austin For petitioners: TBA For respondents: Charles J. Young, Austin Principal issues in…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_11_15_No06_0518.wmv
Rory Lewis, M.D. v. Dewayne Funderburk from Limestone County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco For petitioner: Andrew F. MacRae, Austin For respondent: Amy Thomas, Mexia The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue of whether…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_17_No06_0550.wmv
06-0550 New Texas Auto Auction Services, L.P. v. Graciela Gomez de Hernandez, et al. from Hidalgo County and the 13th District Court of Appeals, Corpus Christi/Edinburg For petitioner: Scott T. Clark and Roger W. Hughes, Harlingen For respondents:…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_09_26_No06_0574.wmv
06-0574 20801 Inc. v. John L. Parker from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: David P. Andis, The Woodlands For respondent: Barney L. McCoy, Houston The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue of…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_04_01_No06_0598.wmv
06-0598 Prodigy Communications Corp. v. Agricultural Excess & Surplus Insurance Co. from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For petitioner: Werner A. Powers and Charles C. Keeble Jr., Dallas For respondent: Joseph J.…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_10_17_No06_0660.wmv
06-0660 Medical Center Dallas Ltd. v. Carlisle Corp. from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For petitioner: Robert B. Gilbreath, Dallas For respondent: Michael L. Knapek and William D. Ellerman, Dallas The Supreme Court…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_02_07_No06_0714.wmv
06-0714 Barbara Robinson v. Crown Cork & Seal Co. from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: Deborah G. Hankinson, Dallas For respondents: Thomas R. Phillips, Austin, and Kimberly R. Stuart, Houston The Supreme…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_12_04_No06_0755.wmv
06-0755 Frymire Engineering Co. Inc. v. Jomar International Ltd. and Mixer S.R.L. from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For petitioner: Stewart K. Smith, Irving For respondents: Hilaree A. Casada, Dallas The Supreme Court…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_11_13_No06_0778.wmv
City of El Paso, et al. v. Lilli M. Heinrich from El Paso County and the Eighth District Court of Appeals, El Paso For petitioners: Eric G. Calhoun, Dallas, and Hadley A. Huchton, El Paso Respondent: Stewart W. Forbes, El Paso The Supreme Court will…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_11_15_No06_0814.wmv
Texas Mutual Insurance Co. v. Paula Ledbetter, et al. from Jones County and the 11th District Court of Appeals, Eastland For petitioner: Mary A. Keeney, Austin For respondents: Lance Hall, Sweetwater The Supreme Court will hear arguments on the issue…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_02_05_No06_0815.wmv
06-0815 Jesse C. Ingram, Ph.D., et al. v. Louis Deere, D.O., et al. from Dallas County and the Fifth District Court of Appeals, Dallas For petitioners: Craig Enoch, Austin For respondents: Georganna L. Simpson, Dallas The Supreme Court will hear…

SupCtTxVideos_2007_12_05_No06_0845.wmv
Justice Willett is not sitting. 06-0845 Wagner & Brown Ltd., et al. v. Jane Turner Sheppard from Upshur County and the Sixth District Court of Appeals, Texarkana For petitioners: Macey Reasoner Stokes, Houston For respondent: Ben L. Mesches, Dallas…

SupCtTxVideos_2008_02_07_No06_0867.wmv
06-0867 Pine Oak Builders Inc. v. Great American Lloyds Insurance Co. from Harris County and the 14th District Court of Appeals, Houston For petitioner: Joseph H. Pedigo, Houston, and Joe S. Yardas, Conroe For respondent: Jennifer Bruch Hogan,…
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