Supreme Court of Texas Blog

No. 07-0572
Click for Official Page

GAIL ASHLEY v. DORIS D. HAWKINS

Oral argument was held on December 11, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2009. It then denied rehearing on August 28, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

June 26, 2009

Order List for June 26, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

June 26, 2009

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Oneill
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Johnson
Willett

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:9th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:09-06-00359-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Hollis Horton

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 2
County:Montgomery
Trial Judge:Honorable Jerry Winfree
Trial Docket:05-04-02954-CV

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-12-02 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 28, 2009 and December 2, 2009.  
2009-08-28 Mandate issued  
2009-08-28 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2009-07-13 Case forwarded to Court
2009-07-13 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-07-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2009-07-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2009-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-06-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, trial court judgment reinstated
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 4, 2009 and June 26, 2009.  
2009-02-04 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 11, 2008 and February 4, 2009.  
2008-12-11 Oral argument  
2008-12-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-12-04 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2008-12-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-12-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-12-02 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2008-12-02 Motion to Argue filed  
2008-10-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-10-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-10-07 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2008-09-26 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2008-09-26 Petition for Review granted
2008-09-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was pending on merits briefs between April 25, 2008 and September 26, 2008.  
2008-04-25 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between December 4, 2007 and April 25, 2008.  
2007-12-04 Waiver of Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2007-11-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-11-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2007-11-05 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2007-10-31 Case Record Filed  
2007-10-24 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2007-10-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between August 28, 2007 and October 22, 2007.  
2007-08-28 Case forwarded to Court
2007-08-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2007-07-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-07-30 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2007-07-30 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-07-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hawkins, Doris D.
Mr. James B. Manley
Respondent
Ashley, Gail
Ms. Diana L. Faust
Ms. Kimberley M. Spurlock
Ms. Clara Ines Medina
Ms. Carrie Holman Westbrook
Mr. R. Brent Cooper
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State of Texas
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Mr. James C. Ho
Mr. David S. Morales
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Rance L. Craft
 
...
...