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TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY v. STEPHEN JOSEPH CARUANA

Oral argument was held on September 14, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 30, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 4 articles about this case.

September 14, 2011

Argument preview: Appellate attorney fees, drivers license revocation hearings

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

July 22, 2011

Fall oral argument calendar released [Jul. 22, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 25 other cases.

February 10, 2011

Six new grants: Takings, takings, and… other stuff, too [Feb. 8, 2011]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

February 8, 2011

Court to hear DPS appeal in Hays drunken driving case

from Austin American-Statesman

Opinions

March 30, 2012

Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman

Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Justice Wainwright, Justice Medina, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Willett, and Justice Guzman joined. PDF

Jefferson
Lehrmann

Chief Justice Jefferson delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-08-00659-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Diane M. Henson

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 1
County:Hays
Trial Judge:Honorable Howard S. Warner
Trial Docket:12077-C

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-05-25 Case Stored  
2012-05-10 Mandate issued  
2012-05-10 Record returned to Court of Appeals  
2012-03-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2012-03-30 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
2012-03-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 14, 2011 and March 30, 2012.  
2011-09-14 Oral argument  
2011-09-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-08-11 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-08-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between May 31, 2011 and July 22, 2011.  
2011-05-31 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between February 8, 2011 and May 31, 2011.  
2011-02-08 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2011-02-08 Petition for Review granted
2011-01-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-01-05 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-01-04 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-01-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2010-12-20 Notice requesting filing fee  
2010-12-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-12-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-11-23 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-11-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-10-25 Case Record Filed  
2010-10-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-10-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between August 25, 2010 and October 22, 2010.  
2010-08-25 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-08-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-08-03 Motion to Extend Length of Petition, Response or Reply disposed   Denied
2010-07-29 Motion to Extend Length of Petition, Response, and Reply filed  
2010-07-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2010-07-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-06-22 Case forwarded to Court
2010-06-01 Notice requesting filing fee  
2010-05-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-05-07 Notice requesting filing fee  
2010-05-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-05-07 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Texas Department of Public Safety
Mr. Kevin M. Givens
Petitioner
Caruana, Stephen Joseph
Mr. Brian Lee Baker
Respondent
 
 
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