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TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Discovery Dispute

On Friday TCJL filed an amicus curiae brief requesting that the Texas Supreme Court reconsider a late 1980s decision that opened the door to broad discovery sharing...

Redistricting Case Splits SCOTX

Over a vociferous dissent by Chief Justice Hecht (joined by Justices Boyd and Blacklock), the Texas Supreme Court has allowed a challenge to the legislature’s...

SCOTX Takes Toxic Tort Exposure Case

An Eastland Court of Appeals decision implicating the adequacy of evidence of exposure to toxic chemicals has attracted the attention of the Texas Supreme Court....

TCJL Files Amicus Brief in Discovery Dispute

On Friday TCJL filed an amicus curiae brief requesting that the Texas Supreme Court reconsider a late 1980s decision that opened the door to broad discovery sharing in Texas tort litigation. The case, In re Uber Technologies, Inc. (No. 22-0453), arose from an alleged...

SCOTX Denies Review in Three Permissive Interlocutory Appeals Cases

Subsequent to the decision in Industrial Specialists, LLC v. Blanchard Refining Company LLC and Marathon Petroleum Company LP (No. 20-0174), in which a divided Texas Supreme Court ruled that §51.014(f), CPRC, gives a court of appeals unfettered discretion to deny a...

Texas Central Railway Has Eminent Domain Authority

By a 5-3 margin (Justice Bland not participating), the Texas Supreme Court has held that Texas Central Railway, a private entity seeking to construct a high-speed electric railroad connecting Dallas and Houston meets the statutory definition in Chapter 131,...

Redistricting Case Splits SCOTX

Over a vociferous dissent by Chief Justice Hecht (joined by Justices Boyd and Blacklock), the Texas Supreme Court has allowed a challenge to the legislature’s redrawing of House districts in Cameron, Hidalgo, and Willacy Counties to proceed. In the majority opinion by...

Shippers Prevail in Trucking Case Discovery Disputes

In a pair of per curiam opinions, the Texas Supreme Court has granted writs of mandamus compelling a trial judge to deny overbroad discovery requests in cases involving truck accidents. The first case involves a wrongful-death plaintiff’s request for discovery of the...

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TCJL Journal
Fall 2019

Fall 2017 Texas Civil Justice League Journal
  • 2019 Legislators of the Year
  • 86th Legislative Session Report
  • Texas Civil Justice League Amicus Report
  • Eminent Domain: Why S.B. 421 was a Litigation Nightmare
  • Interim Study to Take Another Look at Judicial Selection
  • Paid or Incurred: Next Frontier of Tort Reform? Close Paid or Incurred Loophole

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