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CITY OF HOUSTON, TEXAS v. TRAIL ENTERPRISES, INC. D/B/A WILSON OIL COMPANY, ET AL.

The Court requested full merits briefing on September 26, 2008. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on October 30, 2009. It then denied rehearing on February 12, 2010 File Closed

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October 30, 2009

Five new Texas Supreme Court opinions [Order List for Oct. 30, 2009]

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

October 30, 2009

Percuriam

Per Curiam Opinion PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed & Rendered
COA Docket No.:10-05-00382-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William R. Vance

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Civil Court at Law No 1
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Cactus Jack Cagle
Trial Docket:799,234

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2010-07-15 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between February 12, 2010 and July 15, 2010.  
2010-02-12 Mandate issued  
2010-02-12 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between December 21, 2009 and February 12, 2010.  
2009-12-21 Case forwarded to Court
2009-12-21 Motion for Rehearing  
2009-11-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2009-11-17 Response to Motion filed  
2009-11-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2009-11-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2009-10-30 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2009-10-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-10-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2009-10-30 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 16, 2009 and October 30, 2009.  
2009-01-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2008-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-12-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-12-17 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2008-12-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-12-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-11-12 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2008-10-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-10-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-10-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-10-27 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
2008-10-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-10-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2008-10-14 Case Record Filed  
2008-09-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2008-09-26 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-09-02 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2008-08-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2008-08-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2008-08-14 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2008-07-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-07-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-07-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2008-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-07-01 Case forwarded to Court
2008-05-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2008-05-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Trail Enterprises, Inc.
Honorable Rex D. Davis
Mr. Stephen E. McCleery
Mr. Peter K. Rusek
Mr. Philip E. McCleery
Respondent
The City of Houston, Texas
Ms. Denise Lastnick Miller
Mr. Paul S. Radich
Mr. J. Mark Breeding
Mr. Frederick D. Junkin
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
International Municipal Lawyers Association
Mr. Scott N. Houston
 
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