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RULES FOR THE COURTS OF TEXAS.
BY ORDER OF \THE SUPREME COURT, OCTOBER 8, 1892, AS
AMENDED BY ORDER OF THE SUPREME COURT, JUNE 29, 1895,
NOVEMBER 8, 1897, DECEMBER 22, 1898, FEBRUARY 7,
1901, DECEMBER 23, 1901, MARCH 20, 1902, MARCH
15, 1906, NOVEMBER 22, 1911 (EFFECTIVE JANUARY
1, 1912), JANUARY 24, 1912, OCTOBER
30, 1912 (EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 15,
1912), AND JUNE 25, 1913 (EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 1913), AND JUNE
21, 1921 (EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER
RULES FOR THE SUPREME COURT.
APPLICATIONS FOR WRITS OF ERROR.
1. Applications for writs of error from the Supreme Court to the
Courts of Civil Appeals shall conform to the requirements herein
prescribed and the provisions of the statute.
(a) The application shall be addressed to "The Supreme Court
(b) It shall present a question of law decided by a Court of Civil
Appeals of which the Supreme Court has jurisdiction as deinned by
Article 1521, Revised Statutes, 1911, as amended by Chapter 55 of
the Acts of the Thirty-third Legislature, as amended by the Acts of
the Thirty-fifth Legislature, 1917, and no other questions will be considered:
but questions-of law arising under two or more of the subdivisions
of that Article may be presented in the same application under
(c) The decision or ruling sought to be reviewed must have been
assigned as error in the motion for new trial in the trial court, if
such motion was made or required by law to be made, and such error
must have been assigned and presented in the Court of Civil Appeals
and in a motion for rehearing in the latter court. If the decision or
ruling sought to be reviewed originated in the Court of Civil Appeals
it must have been presented in the motion for rehearing in that
court. The application shall state that the particular decision or
ruling was assigned as error in the motion for rehearing in the Court
of Civil Appeals.
(d) The statement of the case made by the Court of Civil Appeals,
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Moffett, James William. Gammel's Rules of the Courts of Texas, book, 1922; Austin, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth5836/m1/7/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .