Texas Supreme Court Holds Session at Texas A&M

By: Texas A&M University and KBTX Staff Email
By: Texas A&M University and KBTX Staff Email

The Texas Supreme Court took a road trip Thursday for a session at Texas A&M.

The nine-member court heard two cases that are on appeal.

The Supreme Court has conducted oral arguments in all corners of Texas twice a year since voters amended the state Constitution in 1998 to allow the Court to sit outside Austin. "We consider these 'road trips' great opportunities for Texans to see the Court's work live and what oral argument is," Chief Justice Nathan L. Hecht said. "But equally important, justices value the chance to visit with students to explain what we do - what the argument means, why it's important."

This first-of-its-type program is presented by the Office of the Provost and the College of Architecture.

Provost Karan Watson said "hosting the Supreme Court of Texas on our campus is a great opportunity to remind students, faculty and the community of the role education and the court system play in strengthening our democracy.

More information about the cases, including copies of the briefs for each case, is available at the Supreme Court website. Click on the link below.

Join the Conversation!

To comment, the following rules must be followed:

  • No Obscenity, Profanity, Vulgarity, Racism or Violent Descriptions
  • No Negative Community Comparisons
  • No Fighting, Name-calling, Trolling or Personal Attacks
  • Multiple Accounts are Not Allowed
  • Stay on Story Topic

Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to comments@kbtx.com. Please provide detailed information.

powered by Disqus
KBTX-TV Channel 3 4141 E. 29th Street Bryan, TX 77802 Phone: (979) 846-7777 Fax: (979) 846-1490 News Fax: (979) 846-1888
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 231051181 - kbtx.com/a?a=231051181
Gray Television, Inc.