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Recent Decisions From the Supreme Court of Texas

In re Occidental Chemical Corp. (Opinion)  
Date: October 12, 2018
Docket Number: 18-0660

Justia Opinion Summary: In this proceeding under Tex. Loc. Gov’t Code 72.010 authorizing property owners subject to multiple taxation to petition the Supreme Court directly to determine which county is owed taxes, the Court determined that it h...

Wasson Interests, Ltd. v. City of Jacksonville, Texas (Opinion)  
Date: October 5, 2018
Docket Number: 17-0198

Justia Opinion Summary: Having granted Petitioner’s motion for rehearing, the Supreme Court withdrew the judgment and opinion issued on June 1, 2018, holding that the contract in this case arose from a municipality’s performance of a propriety...

Willacy County Appraisal District v. Sebastian Cotton & Grain, Ltd. (Corrected)  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 16-0626

Justia Opinion Summary: In this property-tax dispute regarding ownership of tangible personal property the Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals determining that Willacy County Appraisal District (WCAD) lacked authority to...

Sky View at Las Palmas, LLC v. Mendez (Corrected)  
Date: September 28, 2018
Docket Number: 17-0140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment of the court of appeals affirming the trial court’s denial of settlement credits in this case, holding that the trial court erred in failing to apply the one-satisfaction rule and...

American K-9 Detection Services, LLC v. Freeman (Opinion)  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 15-0932

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether the district court correctly dismissed the claim that because of negligent training and handling by private military contractors, a dog that protects soldiers and others by sniffing out enemy improvi...

Bradshaw v. Bradshaw (Plurality)  
Date: June 29, 2018
Docket Number: 16-0328

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue in this divorce case was whether the trial court properly divided the parties’ community home eighty percent to Wife and twenty percent to Husband where Husband had been convicted for the continuous sexual abuse...

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