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CITY OF DALLAS v. DAVID S. MARTIN AND GEORGE G. PARKER, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on December 17, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 16, 2011. It then denied rehearing on April 20, 2012 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

April 25, 2012

Six opinions and one grant [Apr. 20, 2012]

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The Court has issued opinions:

September 2, 2011

How many opinions are left in the pipeline? No opinions today [Sep. 2, 2011]

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This article also mentions 4 other cases.

May 4, 2009

Preview for Week of 5-4-2009

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Opinions

December 16, 2011

Johnson
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann

Justice Johnson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Green, Justice Guzman, and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Willett

Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff.(part)Rev.&Rem(part)
COA Docket No.:05-03-01310-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Joseph Morris

Trial Court

Trial Court:382nd District Court
County:Rockwall
Trial Judge:Honorable Brett A. Hall
Trial Docket:1-95-506

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2012-04-25 Case Stored  
2012-04-20 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2012-04-20 Mandate issued  
2012-03-07 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2012-02-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-02-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-01-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2012-01-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2012-01-04 Case forwarded to Court
2012-01-04 Motion for Rehearing for pet #2  
2012-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2012-01-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-12-16 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2011-12-16 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-12-16 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2011-12-16 Opinion issued   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 1, 2010 and December 16, 2011.  
2010-10-01 Case Record Filed  
2010-09-17 Letter Filed  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 17, 2009 and September 17, 2010.  
2009-12-17 Oral argument  
2009-12-17 Oral argument  
2009-12-14 Notice of Appearance  
2009-12-09 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2009-12-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2009-12-09 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
2009-12-02 Miscellaneous Motion  
2009-12-02 Motion to Argue filed  
2009-10-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2009-10-23 Petition for Review granted
2009-10-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2009-10-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2009-10-23 Petition for Review granted
2009-10-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 1, 2009 and October 23, 2009.  
2009-09-01 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-08-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-08-27 Reply Brief  
2009-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-08-10 Letter Filed  
2009-08-07 Call received  
2009-08-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-08-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-21 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-07-13 Certification (various) in case received  
2009-07-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-07-01 Brief on the Merits  
2009-06-17 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2009-06-16 Case Record Filed  
2009-06-05 Cases consolidated by Supreme Court  
2009-06-05 Motion to Consolidate disposed   Filing granted
2009-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-05-22 Motion to Consolidate filed  
2009-05-04 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-05-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 26, 2007 and May 1, 2009.  
2007-07-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-06-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-05-29 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
2007-05-29 Case forwarded to Court
2007-05-29 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-05-29 Case forwarded to Court
2007-05-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-04-27 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-04-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-04-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
City of Dallas
Mr. William Richard (Rick) Thompson II
Mr. John Andrew Conway
Mr. E. Leon Carter
Ms. Deborah G. Hankinson
Ms. Madeleine B. Johnson
Mr. Thomas P. Perkins Jr.
Mr. Peter Brooke Haskel
Mr. James B. Pinson
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
Mr. Richard A. Sayles
Petitioner
Martin, David S.
Mr. Charles W. McGarry
Mr. Bob Gorsky
Mr. Robert C. Lyon
Respondent
Dallas Police
Mr. Eric G. Calhoun
Intervenor

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
State of Texas
Mr. Philip A. Lionberger
 
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