The Supreme Court of Texas will hear two cases in Tyler on Feb. 26. Oral arguments for JLG Trucking, LLC v. Lauren R. Garza and The Boeing Company and the Greater Kelly Development Authority N/K/A the Port of San Antonio v. Ken Paxton, Attorney General of Texas are scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. in the University Center theater on the University of Texas at Tyler campus.
Middle school, high school, and university students, along with UT Tyler faculty and county bar members, are expected to attend. Following the arguments, Bryan A. Garner, a renowned legal lexicographer and a research professor of law at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, will moderate a panel with the judges.
The court has heard arguments on the road since 1998, when voters approved an amendment to allow it to sit outside of Austin. Thursday’s event will be live streamed at texasbarcle.com/CLE/TSC.asp.