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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE v. RECONVEYANCE SERVICES, INC.

The Court requested full merits briefing on June 12, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 12, 2010. File Closed

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Tracking 1 article about this case.

March 12, 2010

An ultra vires suit must be pleaded against state officials in their official capacities, not the state itself

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

March 12, 2010

Percuriam

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-06-00313-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Robert Harrison Pemberton

Trial Court

Trial Court:250th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Margaret A. Cooper
Trial Docket:GN 600034

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-07-16 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 23, 2010 and July 16, 2010.  
2010-04-23 Mandate issued  
2010-04-12 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2010-03-26 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2010-03-12 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2010-03-12 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2010-03-12 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2010-03-12 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2010-02-09 Additional citations received. (Petitioner)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 11, 2009 and February 9, 2010.  
2009-08-11 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2009-07-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-07-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2009-07-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-06-16 Case Record Filed  
2009-06-12 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-06-12 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 6, 2008 and June 12, 2009.  
2008-06-06 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between March 7, 2008 and June 6, 2008.  
2008-03-07 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2008-02-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-02-27 Motion to withdraw disposed of   Filing granted
2008-02-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-02-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-02-25 Motion to Withdraw Filed  
2008-02-08 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-01-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2007-12-11 Case forwarded to Court
2007-11-26 Response Waiver filed  
2007-11-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2007-11-14 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2007-11-13 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2007-10-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2007-09-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Insurance
Ms. Lesli G. Ginn
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Mr. James C. Ho
Honorable Kent C. Sullivan
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
Mr. Rafael Edward Cruz
Mr. David S. Morales
Petitioner
Reconveyance Services, Inc.
Ms. Judy Caton
Ms. Melissa Prentice Lorber
Mr. Peter Nolan
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Beal, Ron
Mr. Ron Beal
 
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