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Lynne Liberato and Polly Graham on the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society Website: Texas Wins Again—In Reenactment of Historic Case
07/06/2012


Led by Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace Jefferson, a panel of judges heard argument in Texas v. White from David Beck, representing the State of Texas, and Lynne Liberato, representing individuals challenging Texas’ status as a state. Following the spirited hearing, former Chief Justice Tom Phillips, as “Reporter for the Court,” announced that Texas had again won the case and should be considered a state in the Union following the Civil War...

Society President Warren Harris, who organized the event, introduced the program. Judge Phillips set the stage by giving the historical context for the case. Assisting the advocates were Bryon Rice of Beck, Redden & Secrest and Polly Graham of Haynes and Boone, LLP.

Excerpted from the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society website, July 6,2012. To view full article, click here.