by JoAnn Storey, JoAnn Storey, P.C.

Way back in June 2010, a bunch of really committed and dedicated appellate lawyers, trial-court judges, and court of appeals justices got together to brainstorm ideas to revamp this newsletter. Since then, we’ve all been treated to their efforts and to the efforts of those who give their time and wisdom to educate us and keep us up to date.

My first column that year was this submission. Kudos to those of you who remember!

If the Texas Supreme Court does not rule on a motion for rehearing within 180 days of the date the motion is filed, the motion is denied by operation of law. Tex. Const. Art. V, § 31(d).