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THE CITY OF EL PASO, ET AL. v. LILLI M. HEINRICH

Oral argument was held on November 13, 2007. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

December 17, 2009

On the docket: cities being sued for back pay; remedies for breaching duty to a partner; who must a manufacturer of defective products reimburse

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • CITY OF DALLAS v. KENNETH E. ALBERT, ET AL.
  • ERI CONSULTING ENGINEERS, INC. AND LARRY G. SNODGRASS v. J. MARK SWINNEA, BRADY ENVIRONMENTAL, INC., AND MALMEBA COMPANY, LTD.
  • FRESH COAT, INC. v. K-2, INC.
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    May 13, 2009

    Texas SC rules hospital tax districts have sovereign immunity from liability suits

    from Southeast Texas Record

    The article also mentions:
  • HARRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT v. TOMBALL REGIONAL HOSPITAL
  • May 1, 2009

    Order List for May 1, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 9 other cases.

    Opinion

    May 1, 2009

    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Oneill
    Wainwright
    Brister
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett

    Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:8th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:08-05-00203-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Richard Barajas

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:346th District Court
    County:El Paso
    Trial Judge:Honorable Angelica Juarez Barill
    Trial Docket:2004-2313

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-07-10 Case Stored  
    2009-06-12 Mandate issued  
    2009-05-01 Opinion issued   Issued
    2009-05-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirm and reverse in part; remand to court of appeals
    2009-05-01 Opinion issued   Issued
    2009-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 19, 2007 and May 1, 2009.  
    2007-11-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-11-13 Oral argument
    2007-11-13 Oral argument  
    2007-11-13 Oral argument  
    2007-11-09 Motion to Argue disposed   Dismissed
    2007-11-09 Response to Motion filed  
    2007-11-09 Motion to expand time for oral argument disposed   Dismissed
    2007-11-06 Motion to expand time for oral argument  
    2007-11-06 Motion to Argue filed  
    2007-11-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2007-10-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between July 27, 2007 and October 24, 2007.  
    2007-07-27 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2007-07-27 Case set for oral argument Case set for oral argument
    2007-07-27 Case set for oral argument Case set for oral argument
    2007-07-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review granted
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review granted
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review granted
    2007-06-22 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
      This case was pending on merits briefs between April 12, 2007 and June 22, 2007.  
    2007-04-12 Reply Brief  
    2007-03-29 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2007-03-09 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2007-03-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-03-08 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-03-08 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2007-02-15 Case Record Filed  
    2007-02-08 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2007-02-06 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2006-12-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2006-11-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2006-11-07 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
    2006-10-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2006-10-19 Response Waiver filed  
    2006-10-13 Response Waiver filed  
    2006-10-12 Notice received  
    2006-10-10 Case forwarded to Court
    2006-10-10 Case forwarded to Court
    2006-10-10 Petition for Review #3 (Petitioner)  
    2006-10-10 Case forwarded to Court
    2006-10-10 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2006-10-06 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2006-10-06 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
    2006-10-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2006-09-18 Response Waiver filed  
    2006-09-08 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2006-09-08 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
    2006-09-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2006-09-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    The El Paso Firemen & Policemen's Pension Fund
    Mr. Stuart A. Kaufman
    Mr. Robert D. Klausner
    Mr. Richard J. Pradarits Jr.
    Mr. Eric G. Calhoun
    Petitioner
    Wiles, Richard
    Mr. Stuart A. Kaufman
    Mr. Robert D. Klausner
    Mr. Richard J. Pradarits Jr.
    Mr. Eric G. Calhoun
    Petitioner
    The City of El Paso
    Mr. John Lomax Anderson
    Ms. Michele Little Locke
    Ms. Laura P. Gordon
    Ms. Jennifer F. Callan
    Petitioner
    Heinrich, Lilli M.
    Mr. Stewart W. Forbes
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    State of Texas
    Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
    Texas State Association of Fire Fighters
    Mr. Philip Durst
    ...
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