Severance v. Patterson

ELR Citation: 40 ELR 20016
No(s). 09-0387 (Tex. Nov 5, 2010)

The Supreme Court of Texas, on certification from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, held that Texas does not recognize a "rolling" public beachfront access easement on Galveston's West Beach. Land patents from the Republic of Texas in 1840, affirmed by legislation in the new s...