Supreme Court of Texas Blog: Legal Issues Before the Texas Supreme Court

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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
15-0197 UDR TEXAS PROPERTIES, L.P. D/B/A THE GALLERY APARTMENTS, UNITED DOMINION REALTY TRUST, INC., ASR OF DELAWARE, L.L.C., AND UDR WESTERN RESIDENTIAL, INC. v. ALAN PETRIE 2017-01-27
15-0492 VALERO REFINING - TEXAS, L.P. v. GALVESTON CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT 2017-02-24
14-0721 USAA TEXAS LLOYDS COMPANY v. GAIL MENCHACA 2017-04-07
14-0819 CADENA COMERCIAL USA CORP. D/B/A OXXO v. TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION 2017-04-28
14-0979 FOREST OIL CORPORATION, NOW KNOWN AS SABINE OIL & GAS CORPORATION v. EL RUCIO LAND AND CATTLE COMPANY, INC., SAN JUANITO LAND PARTNERSHIP, LTD., MCALLEN TRUST PARTNERSHIP, AND JAMES ARGYLE MCALLEN 2017-04-28
15-0338 TOM BENNETT AND JAMES B. BONHAM CORPORATION v. LARRY WAYNE GRANT 2017-04-28
15-0557 JAMES O. ROGERS, WILLIAM M. BURMEISTER, CONSERVATIVE CARE, INC. AND CARE AFFILIATES, INC. v. VICTOR B. ZANETTI, CHARLES L. PERRY AND ANDREWS KURTH, LLP 2017-04-28
15-0569 BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY v. RED DEER RESOURCES, LLC 2017-04-28
15-0575 EL PASO HEALTHCARE SYSTEM, LTD., D/B/A LAS PALMAS MEDICAL CENTER v. LAURA MURPHY 2017-04-28
15-0610 LEAH ANNE GONSKI MARINO, M.D. F/K/A LEAH ANNE GONSKI, M.D. v. SHIRLEY LENOIR, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF SHANA LENOIR, AND CHRISTOPHER MCKNIGHT, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF NAYLA MCKNIGHT 2017-04-28
15-0687 ETC MARKETING, LTD. v. HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT 2017-04-28
16-0054 BARTUSH-SCHNITZIUS FOODS CO. v. CIMCO REFRIGERATION, INC. 2017-04-28
15-0635 BANKDIRECT CAPITAL FINANCE, LLC, A SUBSIDIARY OF TEXAS CAPITAL BANK, N.A. v. PLASMA FAB, LLC AND RUSSELL MCCANN 2017-05-12
15-0732 UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD v. VALERIE REDUS, ET AL. 2017-05-12
15-0763 MIGUEL ANGEL LOYA v. LETICIA B. LOYA 2017-05-12
15-0803 SHIELDS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP v. BOO NATHANIEL BRADBERRY AND 40/40 ENTERPRISES 2017-05-12
15-0844 FIRST BANK v. RICHARD BRUMITT 2017-05-12
16-0214 PAUL GREEN v. DALLAS COUNTY SCHOOLS 2017-05-12
16-0346 HARRIS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT v. TEXAS WORKFORCE COMMISSION 2017-05-12
16-0373 AD VILLARAI, LLC, THE ASHLEY NICOLE WILLIAMS TRUST, VILLAS ON RAIFORD CARROLLTON SENIOR HOUSING, LLC AND VILLAS ON RAIFORD, LLC v. CHAN IL PAK 2017-05-12
15-0613 TOWN OF DISH, WILLIAM SCISCOE, DENISE SCISCOE, ERIC DOW, ANGELA DOW, ROBERT DRAPER, MICHELLE DRAPER, JOHN HARRIS, KIMBERLY HARRIS, CHARLES PEGG, GERALDINE PEGG, CODY PETREE, ALICE RANDALL, JOHNNY REAMES, JEANETTE REAMES, MARGARET H. WAGNER, ET AL. v. ATMOS ENERGY CORPORATION, ENBRIDGE GATHERING (NORTH TEXAS) L.P., ENERGY TRANSFER FUEL, L.P., ENTERPRISE TEXAS PIPELINE, L.L.C., AND TEXAS MIDSTREAM GAS SERVICES, L.L.C. 2017-05-19
15-0910 LIGHTNING OIL COMPANY v. ANADARKO E&P ONSHORE, LLC F/K/A ANADARKO E&P COMPANY, LP 2017-05-19
15-0993 THE HONORABLE MARK HENRY, COUNTY JUDGE OF GALVESTON COUNTY v. THE HONORABLE LONNIE COX, JUDGE OF THE 56TH DISTRICT COURT OF GALVESTON COUNTY 2017-05-19
16-0007 PINTO TECHNOLOGY VENTURES L.P.; PINTO TV ANNEX FUND, L.P.; PTV SCIENCES II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND I, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE FUND II, L.P.; RIVERVEST VENTURE II (OHIO), L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV, L.P.; BAY CITY CAPITAL FUND IV CO-INVESTMENT FU v. JEFFERY SHELDON AND ANDRAS KONYA, M.D., PH.D. 2017-05-19
15-0056 WADE BRADY v. LEAANNE KLENTZMAN AND CARTER PUBLICATIONS, INC. D/B/A THE WEST FORT BEND STAR, INC. 2017-01-27
15-0790 D MAGAZINE PARTNERS, L.P. D/B/A D MAGAZINE, MAGAZINE LIMITED PARTNERS, L.P., AND ALLISON MEDIA, INC. v. JANAY BENDER ROSENTHAL 2017-03-17
15-0123 PEDERNAL ENERGY, LLC v. BRUINGTON ENGINEERING, LTD. 2017-04-28
14-1038 LISA KRAMER, F/K/A LISA KASTLEMAN v. BRYAN KASTLEMAN 2017-01-27
15-0978 ELIE NASSAR AND RHONDA NASSAR v. LIBERTY MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, LIBERTY MUTUAL GROUP, DAVE BAKER, MARY HAMILTON, AND MARCUS SMITH 2017-01-27
16-0773 WALLACE L. HALL, JR., IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS A REGENT FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM v. WILLIAM H. MCRAVEN, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS CHANCELLOR FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM 2017-01-27
15-0073 KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS v. CITY OF DALLAS 2017-02-03
15-0142 RICHARD D. CRAWFORD v. XTO ENERGY, INC. 2017-02-03
15-0912 COLORADO COUNTY, TEXAS, R.H. “CURLY” WIED, IN HIS OFFICIAL & INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY v. MARC STAFF 2017-02-03
15-0232 LEVINSON ALCOSER ASSOCIATES, L.P. AND LEVINSON ASSOCIATES, INC. v. EL PISTOLÓN II, LTD. 2017-02-24
15-0270 EXXONMOBIL CORPORATION v. LAZY R RANCH, LP; HELEN A. MCDANIEL, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE HELEN WILLIAMS INTER VIVOS TRUST, AND AS GENERAL PARTNER OF LAZY R RANCH, LP; AND JOSEPH WILLIAMS, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS TRUSTEE OF THE HELEN WILLIAMS INTER VIVOS TRUST 2017-02-24
15-0299 TEXAS STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS; CHERYL GOMEZ IN HER CAPACITY AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR; MICHAEL PUHL, IN HIS CAPACITY AS PRESIDING OFFICER; TEXAS ASSOCIATION FOR MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY v. TEXAS MEDICAL ASSOCIATION 2017-02-24
15-0317 GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY v. ROBERT PRIMO 2017-02-24
15-0404 B.C. v. STEAK N SHAKE OPERATIONS, INC. 2017-02-24
15-0407 EXXONMOBIL PIPELINE COMPANY, ROBERT W. CAUDLE, AND RICKY STOWE v. TRAVIS G. COLEMAN 2017-02-24
15-0083 M&F WORLDWIDE CORP., MCG INTERMEDIATE HOLDINGS INC., MAFCO WORLDWIDE CORP., MAFCO CONSOLIDATED GROUP LLC, AND PCT INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC. v. PEPSI-COLA METROPOLITAN BOTTLING COMPANY, INC. 2017-03-03
15-0248 BP AMERICA PRODUCTION COMPANY v. LADDEX, LTD. 2017-03-03
15-0188 ENGELMAN IRRIGATION DISTRICT v. SHIELDS BROTHERS, INC. 2017-03-17
15-0708 FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH OF BEAUMONT, D/B/A THE ANCHOR OF BEAUMONT v. LEIGH PARKER 2017-03-17
15-0217 DEBRA LAVERIE, PH.D. v. JAMES WETHERBE, PH.D. 2017-04-07
15-0225 DENBURY GREEN PIPELINE-TEXAS, LLC v. TEXAS RICE LAND PARTNERS, LTD., ET AL. 2017-04-07