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TEXAS A&M UNIV. v. BISHOP, 03-0448

A faculty advisor's failure to properly supervise props that a director chose for a drama club production does not constitute a use of tangible personal property within the Texas Tort Claims Act's meaning.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/21/2005
  • Published 01/21/2005


  • Justice O'NEILL delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice JEFFERSON, Justice HECHT, Justice OWEN, Justice WAINWRIGHT, and Justice MEDINA joined.


  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • For Appellant:
  • Greg Abbott, Atty. Gen., Jeffrey S. Boyd, Thompson & Knight, Laurie Rayson Eiserloh, Bickerstaff HeathSmiley Pollan, S. Ronald Keister, Barry Ross McBee, Rafael Edward Cruz, Lisa Royce Eskow, Joseph Hughes, Cherie Kay Batsel, Edward D. Burbach, Office of Atty. Gen., Austin, for Texas A & M University., Larry P. Boyd, Fisher Boyd Boudreaux & Huguenard, L.L.P., Jennifer Bruch Hogan, Richard P. Hogan, Peter M. Kelly, Hogan & Hogan, L.L.P., Houston, for Paul Bishop.

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