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Appellate

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Latest News in Appellate

  • January 18, 2019

    Nationstar Asks Fla. High Court To Revisit Attys' Fees Case

    Nationstar Mortgage asked the Florida Supreme Court for clarification Friday on its recent reversal of a precedent-setting appeals court decision that said a mortgage holder could not invoke an attorneys' fees provision after prevailing in a foreclosure suit because the noteholder failed to establish standing.

  • January 18, 2019

    Trucking Broker, Texas Cucumber Co. Escape Legal Pickle

    An Illinois appellate panel has cut loose a Texas cucumber producer and a trucking brokerage firm in a suit seeking to hold them partially responsible for a woman’s severe injuries from a collision with a big rig contracted to haul cucumbers, saying the companies’ legal exposure ended when the produce was delivered.

  • January 18, 2019

    Texas Justices Take Up Permian Basin Lease Ownership Row

    The question of whether an appeals court can overrule a contract dispute settlement between two oil companies that traded $3 million in potential damages for a 25 percent working interest in Permian Basin oil and gas leases will come before the Texas Supreme Court next month.

  • January 18, 2019

    Justices Won't Hear Arguments In Citizenship Question Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear oral arguments over evidentiary disputes in a case related to the Trump administration's inclusion of a question about citizenship status on the 2020 census, according to a Friday docket entry.

  • January 18, 2019

    6th Circ. Won't Rethink Decision On CWA's Reach

    A split Sixth Circuit has said it will not review a panel’s decision concluding the Clean Water Act does not regulate pollutants that travel from a source to navigable waters through groundwater.

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