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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY v. COX TEXAS NEWSPAPERS, L.P., AND HEARST NEWSPAPERS, L.L.C.

Oral argument was held on September 15, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on July 1, 2011. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 10 articles about this case.

July 26, 2011

The Perry travel-voucher case (almost) takes a very strange twist

from SCOTXblog

The Court has issued opinions:

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.

June 29, 2011

Cost of Perry's travel security team will be secret for 18 months

from San Antonio Express-News

June 23, 2011

Public deserves access to Perry travel records

from San Antonio Express-News

June 21, 2011

What Do Security Travel Expenses Have to do with Education Funding, Governor?

from Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas

September 16, 2010

Dispute between DPS, newspapers at Supreme Court

from Austin American-Statesman

September 15, 2010

Lawyers argue over governor's security detail

from Houston Chronicle

August 20, 2010

Texas Supreme Court takes travel voucher case for Perry’s security detail

from Austin American-Statesman

Opinions

July 1, 2011

Jefferson
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Lehrmann

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

Wainwright
Johnson

Justice Wainwright delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Johnson joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-08-00516-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Alan Waldrop

Trial Court

Trial Court:261st District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Scott H. Jenkins
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-07-004116

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-11-02 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 30, 2011 and November 2, 2011.  
2011-08-30 Mandate issued  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between July 1, 2011 and August 30, 2011.  
2011-07-01 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2011-07-01 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2011-07-01 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 24, 2010 and July 1, 2011.  
2010-09-24 Case Record Filed  
2010-09-22 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2010-09-15 Oral argument  
2010-09-10 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-08-30 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2010-08-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-08-27 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2010-08-20 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2010-08-20 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2010-08-20 Petition for Review granted
2010-08-06 Designation of Lead Counsel  
2010-06-17 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2010-05-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-05-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-05-03 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-03-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-03-12 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-02-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2009-12-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2009-12-16 Case Record Filed  
2009-12-15 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2009-12-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2009-11-13 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2009-10-30 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2009-10-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2009-09-22 Case forwarded to Court
2009-09-16 Response Waiver filed  
2009-09-11 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2009-09-11 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2009-08-07 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-08-06 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2009-07-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2009-06-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Public Safety
Mr. C. Andrew Weber
Mr. Matthew T. Bohuslav
Ms. Brenda Loudermilk
Ms. Barbara Bryant Deane
Mr. Bill Davis
Mr. Peter Carl Hansen
Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
Mr. David S. Morales
Mr. James C. Ho
Mr. Michael P. Murphy
Petitioner
Cox Texas Newspapers, L.P.
Mr. William Gerow Christian
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Mr. Joseph R. Larsen
 
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