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No. 10-0435
TAMES

WEEKS MARINE, INC. v. MAXIMINO GARZA

Oral argument was held on October 4, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 22, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 3 articles about this case.

October 6, 2011

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

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The Court has issued opinions:

September 9, 2011

Argument date set for the fast-track challenge to Texas’s business tax [Sep. 9, 2011]

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  • July 22, 2011

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

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    Opinions

    June 22, 2012

    Jefferson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett

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

    Guzman
    Medina
    Lehrmann

    Justice Guzman delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Medina and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:04-08-00660-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Steven C. Hilbig

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:381st District Court
    County:Starr
    Trial Judge:Honorable Jose Luis Garza
    Trial Docket:DC-06-195

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2012-08-17 Case Stored  
    2012-08-02 Mandate issued  
    2012-06-22 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/reversed in part/rendered
    2012-06-22 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2012-06-22 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 10, 2012 and June 22, 2012.  
    2012-02-10 Letter Filed (Amicus Curiae)  
    2012-01-12 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
    2012-01-09 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2012-01-04 Additional citations received. (Respondent)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 24, 2011 and January 4, 2012.  
    2011-10-24 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-10-11 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-10-04 Oral argument  
    2011-09-29 Notice of Appearance  
    2011-09-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-09-13 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Amicus Curiae)  
    2011-09-09 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
    2011-09-01 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
    2011-09-01 Motion to Argue filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-08-31 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-08-16 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
    2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2011-07-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-07-07 Notice of vacation dates. (Respondent)  
    2011-06-24 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2011-06-24 Petition for Review granted
      This case was pending on merits briefs between February 17, 2011 and June 24, 2011.  
    2011-02-17 Surreply Filed (Respondent)  
    2011-02-14 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-02-09 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2011-02-07 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
    2011-01-21 Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-01-18 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
    2011-01-10 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
    2010-12-22 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-11-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
    2010-11-17 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
    2010-11-15 Case Record Filed  
    2010-10-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2010-10-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2010-10-12 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-09-28 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2010-09-27 Motion to extend time to file reply (Petitioner)  
    2010-09-13 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
    2010-09-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2010-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
    2010-07-29 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2010-07-20 Case forwarded to Court
    2010-07-15 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
    2010-06-29 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-06-29 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-06-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
    2010-06-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Weeks Marine, Inc.
    Mr. Baldemar Garza
    Mr. Frank E. Perez
    Petitioner
    Garza, Maximino
    Mr. Jeremy Richard Newell
    Mr. Felipe Garcia Jr.
    Ms. Isabel Trevino
    Mr. Mark T. Murray
    Mr. Jack O'Neill
    Mr. John C. Schwambach Jr.
    Respondent

    Amicus Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Orion Marine Construction
    Mr. Steven Jon Knight
     
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