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CITY OF DALLAS v. GREG ABBOTT, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF TEXAS

Oral argument was held on October 16, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 19, 2010. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

February 27, 2010

Texas high court resets clock on records requests

from Austin American-Statesman

The Court has issued opinions:

February 22, 2010

On the Records: 10 Days, Give or Take

from Texas Tribune

February 22, 2010

Texas high court redefines response time in state open records law

from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

February 19, 2010

Four opinions, with the first dissents and concurrence of the Term [Feb. 19, 2010]

from SCOTXblog

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  • October 13, 2008

    Ex-Justices Weighing In

    from SCOTXblog

    Opinions

    February 19, 2010

    Oneill
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Medina
    Green
    Guzman

    Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Jefferson, Justice Hecht, Justice Medina, Justice Green, and Justice Guzman joined. PDF

    Wainwright
    Johnson

    Justice Wainwright delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson joined. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:07-06-00161-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Mackey K. Hancock

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:261st District Court
    County:Travis
    Trial Judge:Honorable Stephen Yelenosky
    Trial Docket:GV202953

    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 2, 2010 and July 16, 2010.  
    2010-04-02 Mandate issued  
    2010-02-19 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2010-02-19 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2010-02-19 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 7, 2009 and February 19, 2010.  
    2009-10-07 Letter Filed  
    2009-09-14 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 18, 2008 and September 14, 2009.  
    2008-11-18 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2008-10-31 Letter brief (Petitioner)  
    2008-10-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-10-23 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2008-10-16 Oral argument  
    2008-10-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-10-08 Letter Filed  
    2008-09-26 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2008-09-03 Designation of Lead Counsel  
    2008-08-29 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was waiting for oral argument between June 27, 2008 and August 29, 2008.  
    2008-06-27 Petition for Review granted
    2008-06-27 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-05-27 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2008-05-12 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-05-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2008-04-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-04-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-04-25 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2008-04-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-04-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2008-04-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2008-04-18 Case Record Filed  
    2008-03-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2008-03-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2008-02-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2008-02-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2008-01-08 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2007-12-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2007-12-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2007-12-11 Case forwarded to Court
    2007-12-05 Response Waiver filed  
    2007-11-15 Letter Filed  
    2007-11-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2007-11-14 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2007-11-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Abbott, Greg
    Mr. C. Andrew Weber
    Mr. David S. Morales
    Ms. Brenda Loudermilk
    Mr. Jason D. Ray
    Mr. James C. Ho
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Honorable Kent C. Sullivan
    Ms. Barbara Bryant Deane
    Respondent
    City of Dallas
    Ms. Johnanna Greiner
    Mr. James B. Pinson
    Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
    Mr. Thomas P. Perkins Jr.
    Petitioner

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
    Mr. Paul C. Watler
    Texas Association of Counties
    Mr. Quincy Quinlan
    Texas Association of School Boards Legal Assistant Fund
    Mr. Clay T. Grover
    Cornyn, John
    Mr. Christopher D. Kratovil
    ...
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