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No. 09-0761
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The Court denied review of the petition on May 7, 2010. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 2 articles about this case.

September 16, 2009

Case about a freelance journalist’s hard drive reaches the Texas Supreme Court

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • September 15, 2009

    Court grants freelancer's motion to protect hard drive

    from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

    No Opinions

    The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.


    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Conditionally Granted
    COA Docket No.:01-09-00771-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Evelyn Keyes

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:280th District Court
    Trial Judge:Honorable Tony Lindsay
    Trial Docket:2008-24181

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2010-05-14 Case Stored  
    2010-05-07 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Dismissed
    2010-05-07 Motion to dismiss disposed   Filing granted
    2010-05-03 Motion to dismiss filed (Relator)  
    2010-04-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Relator)  
    2010-04-28 Call received (Respondent)  
    2010-04-27 Opinion from the Court of Appeals filed. (Relator)  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between September 25, 2009 and April 27, 2010.  
    2009-09-25 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
    2009-09-18 Certification (various) in case received (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2009-09-17 Letter Filed (Relator)  
    2009-09-17 Call received  
    2009-09-17 Miscellaneous motion filed. (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2009-09-14 Response to Motion filed (Real Parties in Interest)  
    2009-09-11 Motion for temporary relief (Relator)  
    2009-09-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2009-09-11 Stay Order issued
    2009-09-11 Sealed document filed in case (Relator)  
    2009-09-11 Case Record Filed (Relator)  
    2009-09-11 Appendix Filed (Relator)  
    2009-09-11 Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed (Relator)  
    2009-09-11 Motion for temporary relief disposed   Filing granted


    Party Counsel Role
    Levin, Harvey
    Mr. Harry Paul Susman
    Mr. Richard Wolf Hess
    Real Party In Interest
    Harris, Art
    Ms. Amanda L. Bush
    Mr. Charles L. Babcock
    Ms. Nancy Wells Hamilton
    Stephens, Teresa
    Ms. Teresa Stephens
    Real Party In Interest
    Stern, Bonnie
    Ms. Bonnie Stern
    Real Party In Interest
    Harrington, Lyndal
    Lyndal Harrington
    Real Party In Interest
    Turner, Nelda
    Ms. Nelda Turner
    Real Party In Interest
    Birkhead, Larry
    Ms. Diana E. Marshall
    Real Party In Interest
    Arthur, Virgie
    Mr. M. Michael Meyer
    Mr. Neil C. McCabe
    Real Party In Interest
    Stern, Howard K.
    Mr. Keith Miles Aurzada
    Mr. Walter A. Herring
    Mr. L. Lin Wood
    Mr. Luke Lantta
    Real Party In Interest