General Civil Litigation Archive

In Texas civil litigants are entitled to a trial by jury consisting of 12 jurors. Alternate jurors may be appointed to serve so long as they meet the same qualifications […]

Texas Jurors

In Texas civil litigants are entitled to a trial by jury consisting of 12 jurors. Alternate jurors may be appointed to serve so long as they meet the same qualifications […]

“[A] person lawfully on the property of another as an invitee who uses the property on a venture in his own interests and not within the scope of his invitation […]

When an Invitee Becomes a Trespasser

“[A] person lawfully on the property of another as an invitee who uses the property on a venture in his own interests and not within the scope of his invitation […]

In an interesting summertime beach decision the Texas Supreme Court held that the “recharacterization of private property as public [does not] constitute a compensable taking under Article I, Section 17(a) […]

Re-characterization of Private Property as Public

In an interesting summertime beach decision the Texas Supreme Court held that the “recharacterization of private property as public [does not] constitute a compensable taking under Article I, Section 17(a) […]