Appellate Section Provides Comments to Supreme Court on E-Filing Rules
In response to the Supreme Court’s adoption of rules relating to electronic filing, the Appellate Section surveyed its members to solicit comments for the Court’s consideration. Comments received from the bench and bar were compiled and provided in a letter to the Court. To read the letter, click here.
Appellate Section Adopts Guidelines for Seeking Amicus Support
The Appellate Section has adopted guidelines for filing amicus briefs in appellate matters of importance to the State of Texas and to the civil appellate bar. To review the guidelines, and download a form that Section members may submit to request that the Section file an amicus brief, please click here.
Chief Justice John Hemphill Inducted Into the Texas Appellate Hall of Fame
The State Bar of Texas Appellate Section and the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society proudly announce that John Hemphill, Chief Justice of the Texas Supreme Court from 1840 to 1858, has been inducted into the Texas Appellate Hall of Fame. To read the remarks given by Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson at the induction ceremony, please click here.