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These are recent decisions of the Court. For completeness, this list includes those for which a motion for rehearing has been filed.

Docket Case Name Decision Date
15-0029 WHEELABRATOR AIR POLLUTION CONTROL, INC. v. CITY OF SAN ANTONIO ACTING THROUGH THE CITY PUBLIC SERVICE BOARD OF SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS 2016-04-15
14-0669 DANIEL GREER AND FIX THE FACTS FOUNDATION D/B/A AGENDAWISE v. SALEM ABRAHAM 2016-04-15
14-0987 MICHAEL QUINN SULLIVAN v. SALEM ABRAHAM 2016-04-15
14-1075 HALLMARK MARKETING COMPANY, LLC v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS 2016-04-15
14-0459 HOUSTON BELT & TERMINAL RAILWAY CO., BNSF RAILWAY CO., AND UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD CO. v. CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS AND DANIEL KRUEGER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC WORKS AND ENGINEERING 2016-04-01
14-0645 WASSON INTERESTS, LTD. v. CITY OF JACKSONVILLE, TEXAS 2016-04-01
14-0747 GLENN HEGAR, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS COMPTROLLER, AND KEN PAXTON, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL v. TEXAS SMALL TOBACCO COALITION AND GLOBAL TOBACCO, INC. 2016-04-01
14-0903 CLINT INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. SONIA HERRERA MARQUEZ, CLAUDIA GARCIA, AND ALICIA GOMEZ, FOR AND ON THE BEHALF OF THEIR MINOR CHILDREN 2016-04-01
14-0964 LYDIA LIRA AND ALFONSO LIRA v. GREATER HOUSTON GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG RESCUE, INC. 2016-04-01
15-0100 BRENT ALAN MCLEAN v. BRAD LIVINGSTON, ET AL. 2016-04-01
15-0184 EX PARTE N.C. 2016-04-01
15-0489 RALPH S. JANVEY, IN HIS CAPACITY AS COURT-APPOINTED RECEIVER FOR THE STANFORD INTERNATIONAL BANK, LIMITED, ET AL.; OFFICIAL STANFORD INVESTORS COMMITTEE v. THE GOLF CHANNEL, INCORPORATED; TGC, L.L.C., DOING BUSINESS AS GOLF CHANNEL 2016-04-01
15-0171 IN THE INTEREST OF P.M., A CHILD 2016-04-01
15-0531 IN THE INTEREST OF M.N., V.W. AND Z.W., CHILDREN 2016-04-01
14-1006 IN RE STACEY BENT AND MARK BENT 2016-04-01
14-0193 CAFFE RIBS, INCORPORATED v. STATE OF TEXAS 2016-04-01
14-0379 ODELL CAMPBELL, SHAWNTA RENEA COLEMAN, THOMAS RAY ROBERTSON, DIANA J. NAJERA, SCOTT WIERNIK, TAIRHONDA MCAFEE AND MARYBETH LYNN JEWELL v. THOMAS A. WILDER, TARRANT COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK 2016-04-01
14-0406 ELAINE STEPHENS, INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX OF THE ESTATE OF VENCIE BEARD, DECEASED v. BRANDON SCOTT BEARD, BRIAN JAKE GILMORE, PHILIP CHASE JOHNSON, MEGAN JOHNSON, JEREMY HOPKINS, LINDSEY BEARD, PAMELA JOHNSON, ROLAND SCOTT BEARD, JANET LEA HOPKINS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE FOR MATTHEW C. HOPKINS, AND BEVERLY KAYE GILMORE 2016-03-18
14-0186 TV AZTECA, S.A.B. DE C.V., PATRICIA CHAPOY, AND PUBLIMAX, S.A. DE C.V. v. GLORIA DE LOS ANGELES TREVINO RUIZ, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF A MINOR CHILD, A.G.J.T., AND ARMANDO ISMAEL GOMEZ MARTINEZ 2016-02-26
14-0546 APACHE DEEPWATER, LLC v. MCDANIEL PARTNERS, LTD. 2016-02-26
13-0961 OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION v. JASON JENKINS 2016-01-08
13-0977 RAY FISCHER AND CORPORATE TAX MANAGEMENT, INC. v. CTMI, L.L.C., MARK BOOZER, AND JERROD RAYMOND 2016-01-08
14-0574 J&D TOWING, LLC v. AMERICAN ALTERNATIVE INSURANCE CORPORATION 2016-01-08
14-1015 ISABEL SLOAN v. LAW OFFICE OF OSCAR C. GONZALEZ, INC. AND OSCAR C. GONZALEZ 2016-01-08
14-1041 EUGENE BLAIR, III v. ATLANTIC INDUSTRIAL, INC., A/K/A ATLANTIC SCAFFOLDING CO., AND FAUSTINO MURILLO 2016-01-08
14-0453 COTI MATTHEWS, ON BEHALF OF HER MINOR CHILD M.M., ET AL. v. KOUNTZE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT 2016-01-29
14-0534 RAILROAD COMMISSION OF TEXAS v. GULF ENERGY EXPLORATION CORPORATION 2016-01-29
14-0591 THE STALEY FAMILY PARTNERSHIP, LTD. v. DAVID LEE STILES, DELZIE STILES, GINGER WESTBROOK, ROBERT STILES, AND DAVID STILES 2016-01-29
14-0984 MADELON HYSAW, KATHRYN HYSAW WEAFER, MICHAEL AND CINDY BURRIS FAMILY PARTNERSHIP III, LTD., BYRON M. BURRIS AND JUDITH ANN BURRIS DZIUK v. BRETTON GUY DAWKINS, BRADLEY KEN DAWKINS, JERRY HOWARD OXFORD AND SHARON ANN OXFORD 2016-01-29
14-0302 CHESAPEAKE EXPLORATION, L.L.C. AND CHESAPEAKE OPERATING, INC. v. MARTHA ROWAN HYDER, INDIVIDUALLY, AND AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTRIX AND TRUSTEE UNDER THE WILL OF ELTON M. HYDER, JR., DECEASED, AND AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE ELTON M. HYDER JR. RESIDUARY TRUST, AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE ELTON M. HYDER JR. MARITAL TRUST; BRENT ROWAN HY 2016-01-29
14-1019 YVONNE CARDWELL v. WHATABURGER RESTAURANTS LLC 2016-02-26
14-1072 IN THE INTEREST OF J.Z.P. AND J.Z.P., MINOR CHILDREN 2016-02-26
15-0147 F. MICHAEL MCMILLEN v. TEXAS HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION AND KYLE L. JANEK, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY 2016-02-26