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Texas v. White Reenactment at SBOT Annual Meeting


Friday, June 15, 2012
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1910 Harris County Courthouse
301 Fannin
Houston, Texas 77002

Warren Harris served as a moderator during the Texas Supreme Court Historical Society and the State Bar of Texas' live reenactment and discussion of the historically significant case, Texas v. White.

The landmark case addressed the legal status of the former Confederate states. Former Chief Justice Thomas R. Phillips gave a historical overview of the case. David J. Beck and Lynne Liberato argued the case, and Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson led a panel of distinguished Texas Supreme Court and federal judges in hearing the argument. 

2:00 pm            Historical overview by former Chief Justice Thomas R.  Phillips
                          Reenactment of Texas v. White   

4:00 pm             Reception

2.00 hours of MCLE credit were approved by the State Bar of Texas.