The Court’s new schedule seems simple enough. Cases argued in one term are decided before that term formally ends on August 31. The Court now treats June 30 as a self-imposed deadline, roughly mirroring the schedule of the U.S. Supreme Court (and leaving time for a meaningful summer
The Court has loosely themed this week’s argument days. Tuesday has two oil & gas cases, mixed with a certified question about the Texas fraudulent-transfer act. Wednesday offers three cases about Texas’s margins tax on business entities. Thursday has only two cases, which involve
The Texas Supreme Court has front-loaded its argument calendar this year, with two weeks of arguments scheduled for September.
This first week marks the first argument sitting for Justice Busby and the first for Justice Bland since 2006, when she was chosen to sit by designation in
This marks four years that the Court has met its target of clearing those argued cases from