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Documents by Lawyers at this office
Texas Apartment Association Files Amicus Brief in U.S. Supreme Court Fair Housing Act Case
Peter Hansen,Sean D. Jordan,Robert A. Lemus,Kent C. Sullivan, December 10, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court will review a Fair Housing Act case to address whether the Act prohibits facially neutral conduct that has an unintended disparate impact on members of a protected class. In its amicus curiae brief, the Texas Apartment Association (TAA) argues that the text and history of the...
Supreme Court of Texas Provides “Much-Needed Clarity” to Texas Spoliation Jurisprudence
Robert A. Lemus,Robert D. Owen,Kent C. Sullivan,Carter L. Williams, July 15, 2014
On July 3, the Supreme Court of Texas issued a significant opinion in Brookshire Brothers, Ltd. v. Jerry Aldridge, No. 10-0846 (Tex. 2014), that clarifies the standards governing the spoliation of evidence in Texas as well as the parameters of a trial court’s discretion to impose a remedy...
Texas Supreme Court Holds Cost to Remove Carbon Dioxide Injected in Enhanced Recovery Operations Is Properly Deductible from Royalties
Sean D. Jordan,Stephanie E. Kinzel-Tapper,Carter L. Williams, July 9, 2014
On June 27, the Supreme Court of Texas issued an opinion in Marcia Fuller French, et al v. Occidental Permian Ltd., No 12-002 (Tex. June 27, 2014), a case closely followed by the oil and gas industry.1 In its unanimous decision and on an issue of first impression, the court declared that removal of...
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