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No. 08-0016
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DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS v. DIANNE BEYNON AND ROGER BEYNON, INDIVIDUALLY, ET AL.

The Court requested full merits briefing on June 5, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

May 7, 2009

Justices say county not responsible for injury caused by floodgate in road

from Southeast Texas Record

The Court has issued opinions:

May 1, 2009

Order List for May 1, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

Opinions

May 1, 2009

Willett
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Green
Johnson

Justice Willett delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Wainwright, Justice Brister, Justice Green, and Justice Johnson joined. PDF

Oneill
Jefferson
Medina

Justice O'Neill delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Chief Justice Jefferson and Justice Medina joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:02-07-00066-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Dixon W. Holman

Trial Court

Trial Court:211th District Court
County:Denton
Trial Judge:Honorable Lawrence Dee Shipman
Trial Docket:2005-30367-211

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-07-14 Case Stored  
2009-06-26 Letter Filed  
2009-06-12 Mandate issued  
2009-05-26 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2009-05-01 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2009-05-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed and dismissed
2009-05-01 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2009-05-01 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2009-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 16, 2008 and May 1, 2009.  
2008-10-16 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2008-09-09 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-08-28 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-08-18 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-08-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-08-05 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-24 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-14 Notice received  
2008-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-06-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-16 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-13 Case Record Filed  
2008-06-05 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-06-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-04-24 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-04-18 Notice received  
2008-03-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-02-26 Case forwarded to Court
2008-02-21 Response Waiver filed  
2008-02-19 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2008-01-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2008-01-30 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-01-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2008-01-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Denton County, Texas
Mr. Casey Sean Erick
Mr. William W. Krueger III
Petitioner
Beynon, Dianne
Mr. James L. Mitchell
Respondent
 
 
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