October 10, 2008 Edition

Welcome to the October 10, 2008 edition of the Appellate Lawyer --
the monthly newsletter of the HBA Appellate Section.

Click on these titles to view the contents:

1 - The Short Arm of the Law: Special Appearances and Personal Jurisdiction: Gregory J. Lensing, Staff Attorney, Court of Appeals for the Fifth District of Texas at Dallas, reviews and analyzes special appearances and personal jurisdiction.

2 - Case Summaries: A summary of selected recent opinions from the Texas Supreme Court and the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals (from the October 2008 luncheon). Prepared and presented by Richard Howell, Jackson Walker, L.L.P., edited by Jennifer Kingaard and Karlene Poll, Baker Botts, L.L.P.

3 - Current Practices of the First and Fourteenth Courts of Appeals: Beth Crawford, Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. shares information about the motions practices of the First and Fourteenth Courts.