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A Blockbuster Week at the Supreme Court

The Texas Supreme Court has been productive despite all the recent controversy (WSJ Law Blog coverage here and here), churning out eight decisions with this week’s orders.  The cases involved fraud claims, annexation, land titles, improper jury argument, apex depositions, governmental immunity, potential waiver of the right to appeal, and election law.  Osler McCarthy’s excellent summaries are available via this link.

D. Todd Smith
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D. Todd Smith is an Austin-based civil appellate specialist who works with trial teams from the earliest stages of litigation. In trial courts, he takes the lead on strategic analysis and briefing, jury charges, and potentially dispositive motions, all with a focus on preserving error and positioning cases for appellate review.

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