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No. 08-0506
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The Court requested full merits briefing on January 9, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 1, 2009. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

May 1, 2009

Order List for May 1, 2009

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:


May 1, 2009


Per Curiam Opinion. PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:07-07-00163-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Mackey K. Hancock

Trial Court

Trial Court:47th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Hal Miner
Trial Docket:94,198-00-A

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2009-07-14 Case Stored  
2009-07-14 Letter Filed  
2009-06-12 Mandate issued  
2009-05-01 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2009-05-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2009-05-01 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2009-05-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2009-03-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2009-03-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2009-02-26 Letter Received  
2009-02-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-02-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2009-01-20 Case Record Filed  
2009-01-12 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-01-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2008-12-30 Notice of Appearance  
2008-11-14 Referral to Pro Bono Program - Letter sent to All Counsel of Record and Program Liason  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 19, 2008 and November 14, 2008.  
2008-09-19 Letter Filed  
2008-09-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2008-08-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2008-08-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2008-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2008-07-22 Case forwarded to Court
2008-07-15 Response Waiver filed  
2008-06-23 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2008-06-23 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
2008-06-23 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Garrett, Michael Lou
Mr. Michael Lou Garrett
Mr. William David George
Mr. Earnest W. Wotring
Borden, Jack M.
Honorable Kent C. Sullivan
Mr. David S. Morales
Mr. David A. Talbot Jr.
Ms. Julia Hamill Murray
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. C. Andrew Weber