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No Supreme Court Opinions This Week

The Texas Supreme Court issued no opinions with this week’s orders.  In other Court news, however, Chief Justice Jefferson has issued a statement expressing the Court’s dismay concerning Justice Medina’s indictment in Harris County in connection with the fire that destroyed his Houston-area home last summer.  Several news outlets have reported that Harris County District Attorney Chuck Rosenthal (Justice Medina’s fellow Republican, who is having his own well publicized troubles these days) will move to dismiss the indictment.  The political firestorm (no pun intended) has begun.

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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