Texas Courts Supreme Court Info - Lawyer and Attorney Legal Resources
The Supreme Court is responsible for writing the rules that govern civil procedure in all courts of the state. Unless specifically rejected by the state legislature, these Rules of Civil Procedure, when adopted by the Court, become law. Considerable power is given to the Supreme Court to equalize the dockets of the lower courts. The Court can order cases transferred from one court of appeals to another, and the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court can require a district court judge to move temporarily into another administrative judicial district for this purpose.