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WALTER E. HARRELL v. THE STATE OF TEXAS

Oral argument was held on November 13, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 5, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

July 2, 2009

Inmate families viewed as revenue source instead of anti-recidivism partners

from Grits for Breakfast

The Court has issued opinions:

June 18, 2009

May 2009 Cases Impacting Houston Appellate Lawyers

from HBA Appellate Lawyer

The article also mentions:
  • LOUIS M. DITTA, GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATE OF DORIS L. CONTE, AN INCAPACITATED PERSON v. SUSAN C. CONTE AND JOSEPH P. CONTE, JR.
  • June 5, 2009

    Order List for June 5, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 8 other cases.

    Opinion

    June 5, 2009

    Willett
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Oneill
    Wainwright
    Brister
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson

    Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Dismissed WOJ
    COA Docket No.:07-06-00469-CR&07-06-00470-CR
    Opinion Author:Honorable Mackey K. Hancock

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:121st District Court
    County:Terry
    Trial Judge:Honorable Kelly G. Moore
    Trial Docket:4252 & 4983

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2009-09-21 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 17, 2009 and September 21, 2009.  
    2009-07-17 Mandate issued  
    2009-06-05 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2009-06-05 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause dismissed for want of jurisdiction
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 13, 2008 and June 5, 2009.  
    2008-11-13 Oral argument  
    2008-11-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-10-22 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-19 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
    2008-08-29 Petition for Review granted
    2008-08-29 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2008-08-29 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2008-07-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-07-23 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2008-07-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-07-11 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2008-07-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-07-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-07-09 Call received  
    2008-07-08 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2008-06-19 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-06-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-06-09 Case Record Filed  
    2008-05-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2008-05-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2008-05-14 Notice of Appearance  
    2008-04-28 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
    2008-04-28 Letter Filed  
    2008-04-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-04-17 Call received  
    2008-04-12 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
    2008-04-11 Letter Filed  
    2008-03-21 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between January 22, 2008 and March 21, 2008.  
    2008-01-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-01-22 Response to Motion filed  
    2008-01-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2008-01-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2008-01-14 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-01-14 Notice requesting filing fee  
    2008-01-03 Call received  
    2007-12-03 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2007-11-06 Case forwarded to Court
    2007-10-01 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2007-10-01 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
    2007-10-01 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    The State of Texas
    Mr. Jason Bujnosek
    Mr. Ramon Gallegos
    Respondent
    Harrell, Walter E.
    Mr. James Caleb Scott
    Mr. Slates Collins Veazey
    Mr. Walter E. Harrell
    Petitioner

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Texas Department of Criminal Justice
    Mr. Allan Kennedy Cook
    Ms. Sharon Felfe Howell
     
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