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No. 08-0658
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CARROLL G. ROBINSON, BRUCE R. HOTZE, AND JEFFREY N. DAILY v. ANNISE D. PARKER, MAYOR; CITY OF HOUSTON; HOUSTON CITY COUNCIL, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on November 18, 2009. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 26, 2011. It then denied rehearing on October 21, 2011 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

November 18, 2009

On the docket: Suing to enforce a city referendum; med mal experts; jurisdiction over corporate officers

from SCOTXblog

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  • The Court has issued opinions:

    June 26, 2009

    Order List for June 26, 2009

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 13 other cases.

    Opinion

    August 26, 2011

    Green
    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Johnson
    Willett
    Lehrmann

    Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
    COA Docket No.:14-06-00167-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Charles W. Seymore

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:333rd District Court
    County:Harris
    Trial Judge:Honorable Joseph J. Halbach
    Trial Docket:04-72705

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2011-10-31 Mandate issued  
    2011-10-31 Case Stored  
    2011-10-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
    2011-09-20 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
    2011-09-14 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-09-12 Motion for Rehearing  
    2011-08-26 Opinion issued ca judgment vacated/cause dismissed
    2011-08-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 3, 2011 and August 26, 2011.  
    2011-05-03 Designation of Lead Counsel  
    2011-05-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between March 12, 2010 and May 2, 2011.  
    2010-03-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-03-11 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 3, 2009 and March 11, 2010.  
    2009-12-03 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2009-11-18 Oral argument  
    2009-11-17 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2009-10-26 Address Change  
      This case was waiting for oral argument between August 19, 2009 and October 26, 2009.  
    2009-08-19 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2009-07-29 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2009-07-10 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2009-06-26 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2009-06-26 Petition for Review granted
      This case was pending on merits briefs between April 7, 2009 and June 26, 2009.  
    2009-04-07 Electronic copies of brief posted to website  
    2009-04-01 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    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  
    2008-11-26 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2008-10-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2008-10-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2008-09-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2008-08-26 Case forwarded to Court
    2008-08-25 Response Waiver filed  
    2008-08-22 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
    2008-08-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2008-08-18 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2008-08-18 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Robinson, Carroll G.
    Ms. Amanda Eileen Staine Peterson
    Mr. William A. 'Andy' Taylor
    Petitioner
    White, Bill
    Mr. Patrick W. Mizell
    Mr. Stephen Douglas Pritchett Jr.
    Mr. Scott J. Atlas
    Mr. Patrick Zummo
    Mr. John Berchmans Daily
    Mr. Arturo G. Michel
    Ms. Stacey Neumann Vu
    Mr. David M. Gunn
    Ms. Melanie D. Plowman
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Continental Airlines, Inc.
    Mr. Warren W. Harris
    Mr. Jonathan Day
    Kubosh, Francis M.
    Mr. Levi James Benton
    Mr. David A. Furlow
     
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