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EDWARDS AQUIFER AUTHORITY, ET AL. v. CHEMICAL LIME, LTD.

Oral argument was held on April 1, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2009. It then denied rehearing on September 25, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

July 14, 2009

High court hands EAA crucial win

from San Antonio Express-News

The Court has issued opinions:

June 26, 2009

Order List for June 26, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

Opinions

June 26, 2009

Hecht
Jefferson
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice O’Neill, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Medina, Justice Green, Justice Johnson and Justice Willett joined. PDF

Brister

Justice Brister delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Willett

Justice Willett delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-04-00379-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Robert Harrison Pemberton

Trial Court

Trial Court:22nd District Court
County:Comal
Trial Judge:Honorable Charles R. Ramsay
Trial Docket:C2002-0547-A

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-02-01 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between September 25, 2009 and February 1, 2010.  
2009-09-25 Mandate issued  
2009-09-25 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 27, 2009 and September 25, 2009.  
2009-07-27 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-07-27 Case forwarded to Court
2009-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2009-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2009-06-26 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2009-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-06-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2009-06-26 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 29, 2008 and June 26, 2009.  
2008-05-29 Letter Filed  
2008-05-12 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2008-04-01 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2008-04-01 Oral argument  
2008-03-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-03-25 Motion to Argue disposed   Denied
2008-03-25 Motion to expand time for oral argument disposed   Denied
2008-03-25 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-03-24 Call received  
2008-03-13 Returned document/s to attorney. See Remarks.  
2008-03-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-03-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-02-28 Motion to expand time for oral argument  
2008-02-28 Motion to Argue filed  
2008-02-05 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-02-05 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-01-25 Petition for Review granted
2008-01-25 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2008-01-25 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 29, 2007 and January 25, 2008.  
2007-10-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2007-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-09-26 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2007-09-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-08-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-08-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-08-24 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-08-08 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2007-07-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-07-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-07-06 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2007-05-24 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-05-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2007-05-10 Case Record Filed  
2007-05-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2007-05-09 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2007-05-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-05-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2007-04-12 Address Change  
2007-04-04 Address Change  
2007-03-14 Letter Received  
2007-02-12 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2007-01-30 Case forwarded to Court
2007-01-29 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-01-05 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-12-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2006-12-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2006-12-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2006-12-05 Amended Appendix filed  
2006-12-05 Amended Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2006-12-05 Motion to Amend Filed  
2006-12-05 Motion to Amend disposed   Filing granted
2006-11-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2006-11-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2006-10-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2006-10-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Edwards Aquifer Authority
Mr. Ken K. Slavin
Mr. Darcy Alan Frownfelter
Ms. Deborah Clarke Trejo
Mr. Mark N. Osborn
Mr. Andrew S. Miller
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Petitioner
Edwards Aquifer Authority
Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
Petitioner
Chemical Lime, Ltd.
Ms. Alisa Marie Frame
Mr. Thomas R. Phillips
Ms. Janessa Coffman Glenn
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Mr. Robert B. Gilbreath
Mr. William John Moltz
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The City of San Antonio
Ms. Julie A. Ford
Mr. R. James George Jr.
The State of Texas
Ms. Amy Warr
Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
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