BEAUMONT – The Texas Ninth District Court of Appeals recently denied a motion for a rehearing in the case involving "Baby Olivia," whose parents sued Medical Center of Southeast Texas for wrongful death.
HOUSTON – As the U.S. Senate considers the Guardianship Accountability Act, a federal judge in Houston is considering the responses to his order for supplemental briefing in a case against a Harris County judge over the 2014 death of a woman in a nursing home.
AUSTIN – A county clerk must accept a paper document for recording if that document complies with the laws that allow recording, as well as the printed copy of an electronic document can be accepted with an original signature.
AUSTIN – The Permanent School Fund is nonspendable except for specific distributions and payments that are authorized by the state constitution and it must be classified as such in financial reports, the state attorney general said in a Jan. 7 opinion.
AUSTIN – Leading a coalition that includes 11 states, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking the court to review the case of the two Oregon bakers last month.