What’s new with the Web site, e-briefs, the Court’s calendar, and more—here’s the inside scoop from the clerk of the Texas Supreme Court.
Elana S. Einhorn,
Law Offices Of Deborah Hankinson PC - Austin, TX
Clarence Andrew Weber, Kelly Hart & Hallman LLP - Austin, TX
A justice of the Supreme Court of Texas reviews recent decisions and rule changes from that court.
Nathan L. Hecht,
Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
A panel of Texas Supreme Court justices will answer frequently asked questions about practice before the court.
Sharon E. Callaway,
Crofts & Callaway - San Antonio, TX
Paul W. Green, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
Wallace B. Jefferson, The Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
David M. Medina, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
Harriet O'Neill, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
Most lawyers treat facts as grubby material to overcome to get to “the law.” This mistake can be overcome by a principled approach to storytelling.
Timothy P. Terrell,
Emory University School of Law - Atlanta, GA
Discussion of various issues with four court of appeals justices.
Sarah B. Duncan,
Fourth Court Of Appeals - San Antonio, TX
Amos L. Mazzant, 5th Dist. Court Of Appeals - Dallas, TX
Hon. Bea Ann Smith, 3rd Court Of Appeals - Austin, TX
Sue Walker, Fort Worth, TX
Jane M. N. Webre, Scott Douglass Luton Et Al - Austin, TX
A discussion of the historical development of “clear and convincing” evidence and current guidelines for applying the standard.
Michael A. Hatchell,
Locke Liddell & Sapp LLP - Austin, TX
An unscripted panel discussion of the latest trends in the Supreme Court: decisions, grants, and other recent developments.
James A. Baker,
Hughes & Luce - Dallas, TX
Craig T. Enoch, Winstead Sechrest Minich - Austin, TX
David M. Gunn, Beck, Redden & Secrest LLP - Houston, TX
Deborah G. Hankinson, Law Offices Of Deborah Hankinson PC - Dallas, TX
An update of the latest issues related to the court’s charge, including issues of form and content.
Karen S. Precella,
Haynes And Boone LLP - Fort Worth, TX
Following an update on charge law in Texas, watch experienced practitioners argue the charge and make objections/preserve error in a mock charge conference.
295th District Court - Houston, TX
Daryl L. Moore, Daryl L. Moore, P.C. - Houston, TX
Gwendolyn J. Samora, Vinson & Elkins LLP - Houston, TX
Discussion will include how the Texas Innocence Network, which is based at the University of Houston Law Center and which has connections with six other Texas universities, pursues claims based on actual innocence on behalf of death-row as well as non-capital inmates. Strategies for seeking relief in state court, federal court, and the clemency process will be covered.
David R. Dow,
University Of Houston Law Ctr - Houston, TX
Charles W. McGarry, Law Office Of Charles McGarry - Dallas, TX
Harriet O'Neill, Supreme Court Of Texas - Austin, TX
Harmful error analysis is generally viewed as the exclusive province of the appellate courts, and it is often an exercise in speculation—but why shouldn’t lawyers make a record about harm in the trial courts? This presentation offers a different perspective on traditional ideas about preservation, examining the strategy of preservation with a view to improving your odds of reversal on appeal.
Russell S. Post,
Beck Redden & Secrest - Houston, TX
Unsettled, confusing and developing aspects of summary judgment practice and procedure.
San Antonio, TX
A summary of recent developments and trends affecting appellate procedure.
South Texas College Of Law - Houston, TX
Why do we have the ethical rules we have and why does the law of lawyering work the way it does? Returning to the etiquette of the kindergarten playground will not only keep you out of trouble, it will show you why the law is what it is.
Kendall M. Gray,
Andrews & Kurth LLP - Houston, TX
This presentation will cover attorney fees on appeal, standards for judicial review of “soft” compensatory damages, and punitive damages.
Deats, Durst,Owen,& Levy, P.L.L.C. - Austin, TX
Jeffrey S. Levinger, Carrington Coleman Sloman & Blumenthal L - Dallas, TX
Brent M. Rosenthal, Dallas, TX
Practitioners reflect on the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat. Victory is more fun, but defeat can be more educational.
Douglas W. Alexander,
Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP - Austin, TX
William J. Boyce, Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP - Houston, TX
Nina Cortell, Haynes & Boone - Dallas, TX
David E. Keltner, The Keltner Law Firm - Fort Worth, TX
Edward C. Prado,
United States Circuit Judge - San Antonio, TX
How to comply with rules and procedures to get your case to the judges; update on electronic filing with the new appellate CM/ECF system.
Charles Robert "Fritz" Fulbruge III,
New Orleans, LA
Dana Livingston, Alexander Dubose Jones & Townsend LLP - Austin, TX
An update on developments and trends in the United States Supreme Court, with an emphasis on high points—and low points—in appellate advocacy.
Jeffrey A. Lamken,
Baker Botts LLP - Washington, DC
Everything you ever wanted to know about amicus curiae briefs—how to obtain them, how to write them, and how to respond to them.
R. Ted Cruz,
Office Of The Attorney General - Austin, TX
Reagan W. Simpson, King & Spalding LLP - Houston, TX
Roger D. Townsend, Alexander Debose Jones & Townsend - Houston, TX
The update reviews selected Fifth Circuit civil decisions in the areas of jurisdiction, procedure and appellate practice.
O. Rey Rodriguez,
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. - Dallas, TX