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No. 08-0265
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CITY OF DALLAS v. VSC, LLC

Oral argument was held on January 19, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 1, 2011. It then denied rehearing on September 30, 2011 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

July 1, 2011

Today’s decisions: Recognizing safety as an aspect of privacy; electronic voting machines upheld; medical damages limited

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 11 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

January 20, 2010

City, Tow and Storage Company's Attorneys Square Off In Supreme Court of Texas

from Dallas Observer

January 18, 2010

A Lawsuit For the Taking: The City's Back at the Supreme Court of Texas in the Morning

from Dallas Observer

December 3, 2009

No opinions; TxSG amicus about takings via the police power [Order List for Dec. 3, 2009]

from SCOTXblog

June 5, 2009

Order List for June 5, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 8 other cases.

Opinions

July 1, 2011

Jefferson
Hecht
Medina
Green
Willett
Lehrmann

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Hecht, Justice Medina, Justice Green, Justice Willett, and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

Wainwright
Johnson
Guzman

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-05-01227-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Kerry P. FitzGerald

Trial Court

Trial Court:191st District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Catharina Haynes
Trial Docket:02-05408

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-10-31 Case Stored  
2011-10-07 Mandate issued  
2011-09-30 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2011-08-17 Case forwarded to Court
2011-08-17 Motion for Rehearing  
2011-07-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2011-07-19 Certification (various) in case received  
2011-07-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2011-07-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2011-07-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-07-01 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 19, 2010 and July 1, 2011.  
2010-01-19 Oral argument  
2010-01-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-12-31 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-12-30 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2009-12-28 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2009-12-04 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2009-12-02 Motion to Argue filed  
2009-11-20 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2009-10-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2009-10-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2009-10-23 Petition for Review granted
2009-09-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2009-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-31 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2009-07-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-07-21 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2009-06-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-06-17 Motion for Extension of Time filed  
2009-06-05 Solicitor general invited to file brief  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 6, 2009 and June 5, 2009.  
2009-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-03-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-03-05 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2009-02-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-01-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-01-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-12-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-11-26 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-10-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-10-15 Case Record Filed  
2008-09-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-09-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-08-29 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2008-08-15 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-07-22 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-07-16 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-06-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-05-13 Case forwarded to Court
2008-05-09 Response Waiver filed  
2008-05-05 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-05-05 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2008-04-14 Certification (various) in case received  
2008-04-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2008-04-08 Call received  
2008-04-08 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed
2008-04-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
City of Dallas
Mr. James B. Pinson
Ms. Shereen Ali El Domeiri
Mr. Thomas P. Perkins Jr.
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
Mr. Charles Steven Estee
Petitioner
VSC, LLC
Ms. Alexis F. Steinberg
Ms. Alexis Katz Caughey
Mr. Byron Kevin Henry
Mr. James C. Mosser
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
OFFICE OF THE SOLICITOR GENERAL OF TEXAS
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. James C. Ho
 
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