Supreme Court

May 22, 2020 

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THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS
Orders Pronounced May 22, 2020
 
ORDERS ON CAUSES
18-0351
UNIVERSITY OF THE INCARNATE WORD v. VALERIE REDUS, ET AL.; from Bexar County; 4th Court of Appeals District (04-15-00120-CV, 580 SW3d 184, 03-07-18)
 
The Court affirms the court of appeals' judgment.

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Green, Justice Guzman, Justice Lehrmann, Justice Devine, Justice Blacklock, and Justice Busby joined.

Chief Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion.
18-0438
THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF FORT WORTH, ET AL. v. THE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, ET AL.; from Tarrant County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-15-00220-CV, 547 SW3d 353, 04-05-18)
 
The Court affirms in part and reverses in part the court of appeals' judgment 
and renders judgment.

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court.

(Justice Bland not participating)
18-1167
THE EL PASO EDUCATION INITIATIVE, INC., D/B/A BURNHAM WOOD CHARTER SCHOOL v. AMEX PROPERTIES, LLC; from El Paso County; 8th Court of Appeals District (08-17-00049-CV, 564 SW3d 228, 10-31-18)
 
The Court reverses the court of appeals' judgment and renders judgment.

Justice Bland delivered the opinion of the Court.

Justice Blacklock delivered a concurring opinion, in which Chief Justice Hecht joined.


ORDERS ON PETITIONS FOR REVIEW
THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
20-0879
EX PARTE JAMES H. GENTRY; from Collin County; 5th Court of Appeals District (05-18-01181-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 12-19-19)
 
20-0103
D.J. AND A.S. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES; from Bell County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-19-00448-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-07-19)
 
motion to withdraw as counsel granted
 
20-0211
IN THE INTEREST OF S.S., A CHILD; from Hall County; 7th Court of Appeals (07-19-00309-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 02-06-20)
 
20-0231
IN THE INTEREST OF E.W., R.L., W.W., E.W., CHILDREN; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals (14-19-00724-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 02-13-20)
 
motion to withdraw as counsel granted
 
20-0245
W.C. v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY AND PROTECTIVE SERVICES; from Travis County; 3rd Court of Appeals District (03-19-00713-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 03-18-20)
 
20-0387
IN THE INTEREST OF A.R., A CHILD; from Hockley County; 7th Court of Appeals District (07-19-00403-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 03-26-20)
ORDERS ON MOTIONS FOR REHEARING
THE MOTIONS FOR REHEARING OF THE FOLLOWING PETITIONS FOR REVIEW ARE DENIED:
19-0882
LINDA ALLAN v. NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-18-00246-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 07-09-19)
19-0958
PAUL E. NUNU v. NANCY NUNU RISK AND HOWARD M. REINER; from Harris County; 14th Court of Appeals District (14-18-00084-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 06-20-19)
 
motion for leave to supplement motion for rehearing dismissed as moot
 
(Justice Busby not participating)
19-1141
HENIFF TRANSPORATION SYSTEMS, LLC v. ZOLA MACK, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS NEXT FRIEND OF D.T.M., A MINOR, AND AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF JOHN MACK, DECEASED; from Jefferson County; 9th Court of Appeals District (09-19-00049-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 10-24-19)
20-0065
GARY EASLEY v. HSBC BANK USA, N.A., AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE OF THE FBR SECURITIZATION TRUST 2005-2, CALLABLE MORTGAGE-BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2005-2; AND SPECIALIZED LOAN SERVICING, LLC; from Tarrant County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-19-00279-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 11-14-19)
MISCELLANEOUS
THE FOLLOWING PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDAMUS IS DENIED:
20-0304
IN RE JASON LEE VAN DYKE; from Denton County; 2nd Court of Appeals District (02-20-00106-CV, ___ SW3d ___, 04-16-20)