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SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE, L.P., D/B/A SBC TEXAS v. HARRIS COUNTY TOLL ROAD AUTHORITY AND HARRIS COUNTY

Oral argument was held on January 15, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 3, 2009. File Closed

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April 3, 2009

Order List for April 3, 2009

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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    Opinion

    April 3, 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:1st Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reversed and Rendered
    COA Docket No.:01-05-00668-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Jane Nenninger Bland

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:County Civil Court at Law No 1
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable Cactus Jack Cagle
    Trial Docket:807,506

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-06-04 Case Stored  
    2009-05-15 Mandate issued  
    2009-04-03 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2009-04-03 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 15, 2008 and April 3, 2009.  
    2008-01-15 Oral argument  
    2008-01-14 Call received  
    2008-01-14 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
    2008-01-14 Motion to Argue filed  
    2008-01-14 Motion to Argue disposed   Denied
    2008-01-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-01-14 Call received  
    2008-01-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-01-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-01-04 Motion to Argue disposed   Denied
    2007-12-17 Notice requesting filing fee  
    2007-12-17 Motion to Argue filed  
    2007-12-12 Notice of Appearance  
    2007-12-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2007-11-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2007-11-02 Petition for Review granted
    2007-11-02 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2007-11-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2007-10-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-10-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-10-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-09-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2007-09-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2007-08-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
    2007-08-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2007-08-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2007-07-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2007-07-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2007-07-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2007-05-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2007-05-23 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-05-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-05-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2007-05-16 Case Record Filed  
    2007-05-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-05-11 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2007-05-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2007-05-07 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 14, 2007 and May 7, 2007.  
    2007-03-14 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2007-02-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2007-01-31 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2007-01-03 Case forwarded to Court
    2006-12-27 Response Waiver filed  
    2006-12-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2006-11-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2006-11-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2006-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2006-10-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Southwestern Bell Telephone, L.P.
    Mr. Jonathan Bruce Smith
    Ms. Amy Douthitt Maddux
    Ms. Elizabeth Kay Ferrell
    Mr. Richard M. Parr
    Mr. Walter O. Theiss
    Mr. Alfred G. Richter Jr.
    Mr. James D Ellis
    Ms. Susan A. Kidwell
    Mr. Mike A. Hatchell
    Mr. James A. Baker
    Mr. Danny S. Ashby
    Mr. Robert E. Davis
    Ms. April Joy Rodewald
    Mr. Stanford Purser
    Mr. Timothy A. Whitley
    Ms. Sarah B. Duncan
    Mr. David Charles Welsch
    Mr. Jon David Hensarling
    Petitioner
    Harris County Toll Road Authority
    Mr. Bruce S. Powers
    Mr. Michael A. Stafford
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    GTE Southwest Incorporated
    Justice David J. Schenck
    State of Texas
    Mr. Daniel L. Geyser
     
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