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No. 05-0916
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PLEASANT GLADE ASSEMBLY OF GOD, REVEREND LLOYD A. MCCUTCHEN, ROD LINZAY, HOLLY LINZAY, SANDRA SMITH, BECKY BICKEL, AND PAUL PATTERSON v. LAURA SCHUBERT

Oral argument was held on April 12, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 27, 2008. It then denied rehearing on August 29, 2008 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

December 30, 2008

God, demons and U.S. Supreme Court review?

from Tex Parte

The Court has issued opinions:

November 10, 2008

Cert Petition in Schubert v. Pleasant Glade Assembly of God

from SCOTXblog

June 27, 2008

Free Exercise Clause Bars False Imprisonment Claim: Pleasant Glade Assembly of God v. Schubert, No. 05-0916

from SCOTXblog

Opinions

June 27, 2008

Medina
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Willett

Justice Medina delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice O'Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Jefferson
Green
Johnson

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Green joined, and in Parts II-A, III, and IV of which Justice Johnson joined. PDF

Green

Justice Green delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Johnson

Justice Johnson delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Rev & Rend/Affirmed
COA Docket No.:02-02-00264-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable John H. Cayce

Trial Court

Trial Court:141st District Court
County:Tarrant
Trial Judge:Honorable Paul Wendell Enlow
Trial Docket:141-173273-98

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-01-28 Notice received  
2008-11-07 Notice received  
2008-11-03 Case Stored  
2008-10-22 Mandate issued  
2008-09-12 Motion to Stay Disposed   Denied
2008-09-03 Motion to stay mandate filed.  
2008-08-29 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2008-08-13 Call received  
2008-07-17 Letter Filed  
2008-07-14 Case forwarded to Court
2008-07-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-07-11 Motion for Rehearing  
2008-06-27 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2008-06-27 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
2008-06-27 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2008-06-27 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
2008-06-27 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2008-06-27 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between August 3, 2007 and June 27, 2008.  
2007-08-03 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between April 12, 2007 and August 3, 2007.  
2007-04-12 Oral argument  
2007-04-12 Oral argument  
2007-04-12 Oral argument  
2007-04-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-04-09 Call made to request electronic copies of briefs  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between February 2, 2007 and April 9, 2007.  
2007-02-02 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2007-01-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-01-26 Motion to re-set submission date disposed Filing granted
2007-01-24 Motion to re-set submission date filed.  
2007-01-23 Call received  
2007-01-23 Call received  
2007-01-23 Letter Received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 22, 2006 and January 23, 2007.  
2006-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2006-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2006-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-09-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2006-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-09-22 Petition for Review granted
2006-09-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2006-08-29 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2006-08-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-31 Reply to Response (Respondent)  
2006-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-07-21 Response to Motion filed  
2006-07-19 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2006-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-07-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2006-07-14 Call received  
2006-07-13 Motion to Strike filed  
2006-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-06-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-06-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-06-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-21 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-06-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-06-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-06-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2006-05-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-05-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-05-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2006-05-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-03 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2006-05-02 Case Record Filed  
2006-04-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2006-04-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2006-04-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-03-27 Letter Received  
2006-02-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-02-21 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2006-02-21 Amended Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2006-01-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-01-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2006-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2006-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2005-12-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2005-12-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2005-11-15 Case forwarded to Court
2005-11-15 Case forwarded to Court
2005-11-15 Case forwarded to Court
2005-11-14 Response Waiver filed  
2005-11-03 Petition for Review #3 (Petitioner)  
2005-11-03 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-10-31 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-10-31 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2005-10-31 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2005-10-31 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Pleasant Glade Assembly of God
Mr. David M. Pruessner
Petitioner
McCutchen, Lloyd A.
Mr. David M. Pruessner
Mr. Jes Alexander
Mr. Craig L. Reese
Petitioner
Schubert, Laura
Mr. Chandler Grisham
Mr. William O. Wuester
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Paragon Insurance Group
Mr. David C. Colley
 
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