Monday, November 28, 2016

SCOTX hands Wallace Hall some good news!!!

"He who covers his sins will not prosper,
But whoever confesses and forsakes them will have mercy."
Proverbs 28:13

They announced this as a Thanksgiving eve document dump, and the situation with the football program took precedence over the weekend, but great news:
The Texas Supreme Court this week agreed to expedite filings in the case between Regent Wallace Hall and the University of Texas System chancellor he oversees, injecting a glimmer of hope into what had seemed like a doomed quest by Hall.

The court on Tuesday ordered Hall to submit briefings on the merits of his case by Dec. 2. Lawyers representing UT System Chancellor Bill McRaven will be required to respond by Dec. 12. Hall appealed his case to the state's highest civil court in September.

Hall is seeking access to confidential student records related to admissions, hoping to gain more information about an admissions scandal involving students with powerful connections who were admitted to the University of Texas at Austin even though they had low scores.
Also, we know she was just re-elected, but nevertheless a note for a future Republican primary:
In the one-page filing notifying lawyers of the expedited schedule, a clerk notes that Justice Eva Guzman objected to the sped-up process and preferred to give the lawyers more time.
Keep in mind, the UT politburo's strategy this entire time has been to run out the clock on Hall's time as Regent.

Read the whole thing here.

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