Often clients will ask me whether they should attend an oral argument.  I usually tell clients that it’s not expected and may even be distracting to the court and the lawyers, but I never tell clients that they simply cannot attend oral argument. 

An appellate colleague, Andy Korn, recently sent me a discussion of

The Texas Supreme Court will be holding oral arguments this Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2008, in Dallas at the SMU Dedman School of Law.  The following three cases are set for oral argument beginning at 9:00am:

Entergy Gulf States, Inc. v. Summers, No. 05-0272; from Jefferson County, Ninth Court of Appeals (09-04-00152-CV, __S.W.3d__