The West Hardin County Consolidated Independent School District obtained an in rem delinquent property tax judgment against an oil and gas lease that Wallace Maury Poole owned and operated. Poole sued, alleging a taking; the trial court dismissed the suit for want of jurisdiction, and the court of appeals reversed and remanded regarding the takings claim. Poole contends only that the district has injured him, not that it has taken his property without compensation. The court of appeals' judgment is reversed and rendered. Texas Supreme Court, No. 11-0362, 10-26-2012.
West Hardin County Consolidated Independent School District v. Poole
Tx. Sup. Ct.
November 5, 2012