First Court of Appeals to convene at UHLC

The arguments offer students an opportunity to observe appellate lawyers and judges at work

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March 4, 2013 - The First District Court of Appeals of Texas will hold oral arguments in the University of Houston Law Center's Krost Hall auditorium on Tuesday, March 5, at 12:30 p.m.  The arguments will be held before a panel consisting of the Honorable Terry Jennings, the Honorable Jane Bland, and the Honorable Michael Massengale.  The following cases will be heard at the Law Center on March 5:

  • Gary Jones, et al., Appellants v. Pesak Brothers Construction, Inc., Appellee, No. 01-12-00535-CV
  • Charles Saden, et al., Appellants v. Brian Smith, et al., Appellees, No. 01-11-00202-CV

Information on cases filed in the Court may be accessed on the Court's website:

Please note that courtroom decorum must be observed in Krost Hall during oral arguments. The following items are not allowed in the courtroom: backpacks; recording or broadcasting devices; cameras, including those contained in computers and other electronic devices; food or drink; hats; gum-chewing; or laptops/iPads, etc. Phones must be turned off.  Each case will have 40 minutes total of oral argument.  Students and the general public may enter and exit Krost Hall between each 40-minute argument session, but not while arguments are in progress.

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