Significant Decisions Report for April 21, 2017

In recent hot appellate news (you know that’s a thing, right?), we have a new Supreme Court Associate Justice! The Eventful Eight have returned to being the Divine Nine, with the addition of Neil Gorsuch, formerly of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. Personally, your author believes Gorsuch has a good tradition of ruling in […]

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Significant Decisions Report for April 14, 2017

***Editrix’s note: Constant Readers, please excuse the tardiness of this posting. Of course, your darling Lane submitted it on time, but your wretched Allison did not post it with her usual haste.** When one thinks of the wildness and newness of spring, the very last place one would expect to find such qualities would be […]

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The Defense Bar Remembers Hon. R.H. “Sandy” Bielstein

“I am heartbroken for the loss of a great man and my great friend.  Sandy meant so much to so many of the lawyers and staffers in the Fort Bend Justice Center. He was a mentor to so many, and a friend to all. But he remained special, and occupied a unique spot in my […]

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Significant Decisions Report- April 7, 2017

  April is the cruelest month, breeding both lilacs out of the dead land, stirring dull roots with spring rain, and oral arguments before the Eleventh Court of Appeals for our hero. Thus, it is with a heavy heart and speeding pen that I must scribe this week’s Significant Decisions Report, as it shall be […]

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Significant Decisions Report for March 31, 2017

As March fades to April, bringing with it the promise of a scorching Texas summer to come, the courts of our fair land once again reconvened to throw our world into, well, if not chaos, at least a little general disarray. Nothing to be done for it but to put on our boots (because we’re […]

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