Texas High Court Asked To Nix Keystone Land Seizure Ruling

Law360, Houston (July 9, 2013, 1:40 PM EDT) -- TransCanada Corp. asked the Texas Supreme Court last week to weigh in on whether state law requires it to prove it can legally seize private property before being granted temporary access to the land to begin work on a segment of the Keystone XL pipeline.

The oil and gas giant urged the high court in a petition for mandamus filed July 3 to order the Ninth District Court of Appeals to throw out its ruling that TransCanada should have been forced to make a preliminary showing...
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