Today, the 4th Court heard its first virtual oral arguments in the cases of Gonzalez v. State and Wheeler v. San Miguel Electric Coop. The oral argument videos are available here, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiaWJQ7eW5OQIALdyLN6s3A
The 4th Court will hold its first-ever virtual oral arguments in three cases on May 19th and 20th. You can watch the proceedings via the court’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiaWJQ7eW5OQIALdyLN6s3A Please see the information below and send any inquiries to the clerk of the court, Michael Cruz, at Michael.Cruz@txcourts.gov.
To the Attorneys who practice in the 4th Court of Appeals: On Friday, May 8, 2020, the Office of Court Administration (OCA) discovered the statewide court network was hacked by a ransomware attacker. The trial courts were not affected, but all the appellate courts in Texas, including the 4th Court of Appeals, were affected. In response, OCA disabled all appellate courts’ servers and websites. While the technology experts at OCA work to restore the websites and information, th