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Rule 456. Copy of Opinion to Attorneys (Dec1941)


It shall be the duty of the clerk of each of the Courts of Civil Appeals and the clerk of the Supreme Court, within three days after rendition of a decision by such court, to mail to one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs and one of the attorneys for the defendants a copy of the opinion rendered by such appellate court. Where there is more than one attorney on each side, the attorneys may designate in advance the one to whom the copy shall be mailed. The clerk shall charge a fee of $1.00 for each such copy of such opinion, to be taxed as costs.

Amended by order of Sept. 20, 1941, eff. Dec. 31, 1941: Rule 457, which sourced in Acts 1930, 41st Leg., 4th C. S., p. 86, ch. 45, appearing in Vernon's Statutes as Art. 1836c, has been repealed, but in substance has been combined with this rule; and the caption has been amended to read "Copy of Opinion to Attorneys"; and the rule has been materially redrafted, it being provided that the copies of opinions of both appellate courts shall be sent to attorneys.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 June 16, 1943, eff. Dec. 31, 1943
  Oct. 12, 1949, eff. March 1, 1950
  March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957
  July 22, 1975, eff. Jan. 1, 1976
  Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986