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No. 10-0548
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RUSK STATE HOSPITAL v. DENNIS BLACK AND PAM BLACK, INDIVIDUALLY AND AS REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ESTATE OF TRAVIS BONHAM BLACK, DECEASED

Oral argument was held on October 6, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 31, 2012. File Closed

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Tracking 5 articles about this case.

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    Opinions

    August 31, 2012

    Johnson
    Hecht
    Wainwright
    Green
    Willett
    Guzman

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

    Lehrmann
    Jefferson
    Medina

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

    Hecht

    Justice Hecht delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:12th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Reverse & Dismiss
    COA Docket No.:12-09-00206-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Bill Bass

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:2nd District Court
    County:Cherokee
    Trial Judge:Honorable Andrew J. Kupper
    Trial Docket:2008-12-0790

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2014-05-19 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
    2012-12-19 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between October 12, 2012 and December 19, 2012.  
    2012-10-12 Mandate issued  
    2012-08-31 Opinion issued   Court of appeals' judgment affirmed
    2012-08-31 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2012-08-31 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered   Issued
    2012-08-31 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 1, 2011 and August 31, 2012.  
    2011-12-01 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between October 11, 2011 and December 1, 2011.  
    2011-10-11 Letter Filed  
    2011-10-06 Oral argument  
    2011-09-28 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-09-14 Pre-Submission brief (Petitioner)  
    2011-08-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-07-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2011-06-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2011-06-17 Petition for Review granted
    2011-05-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2011-04-18 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2011-03-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2011-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2011-03-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2011-02-22 Case Record Filed  
    2011-02-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2011-02-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2011-01-31 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2011-01-14 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2010-12-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2010-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2010-11-17 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2010-11-09 Case forwarded to Court
    2010-11-08 Response Waiver filed  
    2010-10-18 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
    2010-10-18 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2010-10-08 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2010-10-08 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2010-09-02 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2010-09-01 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2010-07-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2010-07-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Black, Dennis
    Mr. Dennis Gerald Black
    Mr. Jeramy Mitchell Skaggs
    Respondent
    Rusk State Hospital
    Mr. C. Andrew Weber
    Mr. Timothy Edward Boughal
    Mr. David S. Morales
    Mr. David C. Mattax
    Mr. William (Bill) J. Cobb III
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. James C. Ho
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Mr. Michael P. Murphy
    Petitioner
     
     
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