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No. 08-0061
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THE STATE OF TEXAS v. CENTRAL EXPRESSWAY SIGN ASSOCIATES, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on January 13, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on November 20, 2009. It then denied rehearing on November 20, 2009 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

November 20, 2009

New CVSG; Exxon well-plugging cases to be reheard; a (rare) improvident grant; four new grants [orders Nov. 20, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 12 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

Oneill Jefferson Hecht Wainwright Medina Green Johnson Willett

Opinion of the Court
*Corrected Opinion (Nov 20, 2009)

November 20, 2009

New CVSG; Exxon well-plugging cases to be reheard; a (rare) improvident grant; four new grants [orders Nov. 20, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 14 other cases.

June 26, 2009

Order List for June 26, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

November 14, 2008

Order List for November 14, 2008 (part 1)

from SCOTXblog

Opinions

November 20, 2009

Oneill
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

June 26, 2009

Oneill
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Brister
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett

Justice O'Neill delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-06-00003-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Michael O'Neill

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 4
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable W. Bruce Woody
Trial Docket:CC-00-02122-D

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-02-10 Case Stored  
2010-01-08 Mandate issued  
2009-11-20 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2009-11-20 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2009-11-20 Previous opinion withdrawn  
2009-11-12 Response to Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2009-10-21 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Respondent)  
2009-10-09 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Petitioner)  
2009-09-24 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between July 31, 2009 and September 24, 2009.  
2009-07-31 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-07-31 Case forwarded to Court
2009-07-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2009-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2009-06-26 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2009-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-06-16 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2009-05-29 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 26, 2009 and May 29, 2009.  
2009-03-26 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2009-02-20 Response to Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2009-01-20 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2009-01-13 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2009-01-13 Oral argument  
2009-01-09 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2008-12-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-12-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-12-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2008-12-01 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-11-14 Petition for Review granted
2008-11-14 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2008-11-14 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2008-10-30 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-09-29 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-09-26 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-09-26 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-09-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-09-12 Motion to strike disposed   Denied
2008-09-05 Response to Motion filed  
2008-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-08-26 Call received  
2008-08-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-08-19 Call received  
2008-08-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-08-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-08-12 Motion to Strike filed  
2008-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-28 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-07-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-22 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-07-18 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-06-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-06-12 Case Record Filed  
2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-06-10 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-05-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-05-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-04-09 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2008-04-08 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2008-04-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2008-03-27 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-03-18 Case forwarded to Court
2008-03-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-02-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-02-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-01-22 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-01-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
The State of Texas
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Ms. Lisa Marie McClain Mitchell
Honorable Kent C. Sullivan
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. John L Ritts
Mr. Gregory Dion Miller
Mr. Jeffrey A Blackwelder
Ms. Susan Desmarais Bonnen
Ms. Kristina Weber Silcocks
Mr. David S. Morales
Petitioner
Central Expressway Sign Associates
Mr. Benjamin Tyler Milton
Ms. Donya C. Folco
Mr. Joe H. Staley Jr.
Mr. E. Lawrence Vincent Jr.
Respondent
Viacom Outdoor, Inc.
Mr. J. Allen Smith
Ms. Sydney N. Floyd
Mr. Richard L. Rothfelder
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
City of Burleson
Mr. Craig Smyser
Outdoor Advertising Association of America
Mr. J. Allen Smith
Lawler, H. Roger
Ms. Julia F. Pendery
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