32 Hous. L. Rev. 231 (1995-1996)
Interesting Inequities: Bringing Symmetry and Certainty to Prejudgment Interest Law In Texas

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INTERESTING INEQUITIES: BRINGING
SYMMETRY AND CERTAINTY TO
PREJUDGMENT INTEREST LAW IN TEXAS
Table of Contents
I.    INTRODUCTION  .......................  232
II.   TERMINOLOGY  .......................   233
III.  A GENERAL HISTORY OF PREJUDGMENT INTEREST 234
A. Common-Law Distinctions .............. 234
1. Interest Eo Nomine versus Interest
as Damages .................... 234
2. The Liquidated versus Unliquidated
Damages Distinction .............. 235
B. The Modern Era of Prejudgment Interest
in Texas Courts ...................... 237
IV.   PURPOSES OF PREJUDGMENT INTEREST ......... 239
V.    BASES FOR AWARDING PREJUDGMENT INTEREST . . 242
A. General Overview ................... 242
B. An Analysis of Article 5069-1.03 ....... 245
C. An Analysis of Article 5069-1.05 ....... 247
VI.   CALCULATING THE PROPER PREJUDGMENT
INTEREST AWARD  .....................  250
A. Selecting the Appropriate Interest Rate ... 250
1. Types of Rates ................... 250
This paper was selected as the recipient of the 1994 Susman, Godfrey,
L.LP. Award for an outstanding paper in the field of general litigation.

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