Texas Supreme Court Reflects on Former Justice, Baylor Law School Dean; Hears Arguments in Two Cases

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    The Texas Supreme Court convened Dec. 6 in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, the home of Baylor Law School, for the third time in the modern history of the court. The Court heard arguments in two cases: United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. v. Louis Goudeau from Harris County and the First District Court of Appeals, Houston, and Del Lago Partners Inc., et al. v. Bradley Smith from Montgomery County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco. Prior to the arguments, Baylor Law School and the Texas Supreme Court memorialized the late Hon. Charles Wallace Barrow, former Justice of the Texas Supreme Court (1977-84) and former dean of Baylor Law School (1984-91). Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    (L to R) - Justice Phil Johnson, Justice David Medina, Justice Dale Wainwright, Justice Nathan L. Hecht, Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben, Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson, Baylor Law School Associate Dean Leah Jackson, Justice Harriet O'Neill, Justice Scott A. Brister, Justice Paul W. Green and Justice Don R. Willett. Photo taken in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, the home of Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    John Barrow, brother of the late Hon. Charles Wallace Barrow, former Justice of the Texas Supreme Court (1977-84) and former dean of Baylor Law School (1984-91), delivers a response from the Barrow family following memorial reflections on Barrow's life and career. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers
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    Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben thanks John Barrow, brother of the late Texas Supreme Court Justice and Baylor Law School Dean Charles W. Barrow, for his response on behalf of the Barrow family. A memorial in honor of Barrow was held Dec. 6 during the Texas Supreme Court visit to Baylor. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    (L to R) - Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben meets with the brothers of the late Texas Supreme Court Justice and former Baylor Law School Dean, the Hon. Charles Barrow, who was memorialized before the Court held hearings Dec. 6 at Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers
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    (L to R) - Justice Phil Johnson, Justice David Medina, Justice Nathan Hecht and Justice Dale Wainwright of the Texas Supreme Court relax for a moment as they prepared for a day of hearings Dec. 6 in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, the home of Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    The Texas Supreme Court convened Dec. 6 in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, the home of Baylor Law School, for the third time in the modern history of the court. The Court heard arguments in two cases: United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. v. Louis Goudeau from Harris County and the First District Court of Appeals, Houston, and Del Lago Partners Inc., et al. v. Bradley Smith from Montgomery County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers
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    Hearings were held Dec. 6 before the Texas Supreme Court in the case, United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. v. Louis Goudeau, from Harris County and the First District Court of Appeals, Houston. The Court convened in the Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor University's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center, the home of Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers
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    Baylor Law School students filled the law school's Jim Kronzer Appellate Advocacy Courtroom at Baylor's Sheila and Walter Umphrey Law Center to hear two cases before the Texas Supreme Court Dec. 6 at Baylor. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Wallace B. Jefferson listens to arguments during hearings held Dec. 6 at Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    (L to R) - Justice Paul W. Green and Justice Don R. Willett during Texas Supreme Court hearings held Dec. 6 at Baylor Law School. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
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    Longtime Baylor law professor Ed Horner. Baylor Photography/Robert Rogers.
Dec. 6, 2007

The Texas Supreme Court convened Dec. 6 at Baylor Law School for the third time in the court's modern history. Before the nine Justices heard arguments in two cases, Baylor Law School Dean Brad Toben and others paid tribute to the life and career of the late Texas Supreme Court Justice and former Baylor Law School Dean Charles W. Barrow, who died June 25, 2006.

The two cases before the court were United States Fidelity and Guaranty Co. v. Louis Goudeau from Harris County and the First District Court of Appeals, Houston, and Del Lago Partners Inc., et al. v. Bradley Smith from Montgomery County and the 10th District Court of Appeals, Waco. For more information about the cases, click here.

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