Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Apr 23, 2013
|Jun 13, 2013||9-0||Sotomayor||OT 2012|
Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C., whose attorneys work for or contribute to this blog in various capacities, represents the City of Dallas as amicus curiae in this case.
Holding: The Red River Compact, which allocates water rights within the Red River basin among the states of Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, does not pre-empt the Oklahoma water statutes at issue in this case.
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Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice Sotomayor on June 13, 2013.
- Opinion analysis: Oklahoma skunks Texas in cross-border water rivalry (Thomas Merrill)
- Details: Tarrant Regional Water District v. Herrmann (Tom Goldstein)
- Argument analysis: Do Texans like salty water? (Thomas Merrill)
- Argument preview: A Texas border water war (Thomas Merrill)
- Three cases granted (Lyle Denniston)
- Petition of the day (Kali Borkoski)