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No. 10-0426
TAMES

SAFESHRED, INC. v. LOUIS MARTINEZ, III

Oral argument was held on October 4, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 20, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

April 25, 2012

Six opinions and one grant [Apr. 20, 2012]

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The Court has issued opinions:

October 6, 2011

Issues in the October sitting; new Fifth Circuit blog; first report on the 2012 SCOTX elections

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July 22, 2011

Texas Supreme Court announces its fall lineup

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July 22, 2011

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

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March 11, 2011

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Opinions

June 8, 2012

Lehrmann
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman

The Court's opinion issued April 20, 2012, is corrected. PDF

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

April 20, 2012

Lehrmann
Jefferson
Hecht
Wainwright
Medina
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Ren/Pt
COA Docket No.:03-08-00626-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Diane M. Henson

Trial Court

Trial Court:County Court at Law No 2
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable J. David Phillips
Trial Docket:C-1-CV-07-013578

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2012-06-18 Case Stored  
2012-06-11 Mandate issued  
2012-06-08 Corrected opinion Issued
2012-04-20 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2012-04-20 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed in part, reversed in part
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 4, 2011 and April 20, 2012.  
2011-10-04 Oral argument  
2011-09-09 Address Change  
2011-08-12 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-08-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2011-07-29 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 March 11, 2011 and July 22, 2011.  
2011-03-11 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2011-03-11 Petition for Review granted
2011-02-07 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-01-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-01-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-01-11 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2010-12-22 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2010-11-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-11-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2010-10-25 Case Record Filed  
2010-10-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2010-10-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2010-09-20 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2010-09-16 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2010-09-15 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2010-08-31 Case forwarded to Court
2010-08-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2010-08-06 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2010-08-06 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-07-08 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-07-07 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2010-07-07 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2010-06-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2010-06-04 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Safeshred, Inc.
Mr. James W. Hackney
Mr. Craig A. Morgan
Petitioner
Martinez, III, Louis
Mr. Gregory D. Jordan
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Pacific Legal Foundation
Ms. Linda Boston Schlueter
Ms. Deborah J. La Fetra
 
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