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The Court requested full merits briefing on August 27, 2010. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 11, 2011. File Closed

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March 11, 2011

Rehearing granted in the Open Beaches Act case; five other decisions and one new grant [Mar. 11, 2011]

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March 11, 2011


Per Curiam Opinion PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:09
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:09-08-00482-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable H. Hollis Horton III

Trial Court

Trial Court:435th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Michael Thomas Se...

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2011-07-18 Case stored in record room
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between April 22, 2011 and July 18, 2011.  
2011-04-22 Mandate issued
2011-04-15 Motion to Expedite disposed
2011-04-11 certification (various) in case received (Relator)
2011-04-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)
2011-04-05 Motion to Expedite Filed (Petitioner)
2011-03-11 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2011-03-11 Court approved judgment sent to attys of record
2011-03-11 Petition for Review disposed
2011-03-11 Opinion issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between October 18, 2010 and March 11, 2011.  
2010-10-18 Waiver notice for brief on the merits (Respondent)
2010-09-24 Brief filed. (Petitioner)
2010-09-02 Case Record Filed
2010-08-30 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-08-27 briefing on the merits requested
2010-07-14 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)
2010-07-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response; mailbox rule does not apply
2010-06-22 Case forwarded to Court
2010-05-19 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)
2010-05-17 Redrafted Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)
2010-05-17 Affidavit of inability to pay Court costs (Petitioner)
2010-05-17 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)
2010-05-17 Appendix to Brief filed (Petitioner)
2010-05-07 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)
2010-05-07 Petition for Review disposed
2010-04-26 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)
2010-04-22 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)
2010-04-22 Affidavit of inability to pay Court costs (Petitioner)
2010-04-22 Appendix to Brief filed (Petitioner)


Party Counsel Role
State of Texas
Ms. Melinda Mayo Fletcher
Ms. Heather White Britten
Ms. Holly Hagaman Haynes
Ms. Cara Michele Evans
Ms. Melinda Fletcher
Hill, Mr. Seth
Ms. Ann Gray Landeros
Mr. Kyle A. Pinkerton
Mr. Randall Bernard Miller
Ms. Nelda F. Williams
Mr. George W. Lang II