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THE CITY OF ROUND ROCK, TEXAS AND ROUND ROCK FIRE CHIEF LARRY HODGE v. JAIME RODRIGUEZ AND ROUND ROCK FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION

Oral argument was held on December 8, 2011. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 5, 2013. It then denied rehearing on June 14, 2013 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

April 13, 2013

Texas Supreme Court justices torture law on protections for union members

from Fort Worth Star-Telegram

The Court has issued opinions:

April 10, 2013

Texas Firefighters Lose Right to Union Rep During Interrogations

from Fire Law Blog

April 8, 2013

Summaries of the Texas Supreme Court's five opinions from 4/5/13

from Texas Appellate Watch

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

April 5, 2013

State Supreme Court limits union rights in Texas

from Austin American-Statesman

April 5, 2013

Five opinions today, no grants [Apr. 5, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 5 other cases.

September 5, 2012

Cases argued last year that are still waiting on a decision

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 6 other cases.

Opinions

April 5, 2013

Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Boyd
Devine

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

Jefferson
Hecht
Lehrmann

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

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-09-00546-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jan P. Patterson

Trial Court

Trial Court:419th District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Stephen Yelenosky
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-09-000370

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2013-06-14 Mandate issued  
2013-06-14 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
2013-05-07 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
2013-05-07 Case forwarded to Court
2013-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2013-04-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed (Respondent)   Filing granted
2013-04-05 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2013-04-05 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-04-05 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 8, 2011 and April 5, 2013.  
2011-12-08 Oral argument  
2011-12-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2011-12-08 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Respondent)  
2011-12-08 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2011-11-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 8, 2011 and November 23, 2011.  
2011-09-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
2011-09-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
2011-08-26 Petition for Review granted
2011-08-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2011-08-26 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 17, 2011 and August 26, 2011.  
2011-06-17 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-06-02 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Respondent)  
2011-06-02 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2011-06-02 Appendix Filed (Respondent)  
2011-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2011-04-25 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
2011-04-13 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2011-03-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-03-10 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Petitioner)  
2011-02-15 Case Record Filed  
2011-02-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-02-11 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-01-13 Reply filed (Petitioner)  
2010-12-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-12-29 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2010-11-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2010-11-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2010-10-28 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2010-10-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2010-10-19 Case forwarded to Court
2010-10-15 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
2010-10-07 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2010-10-07 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2010-09-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2010-08-30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rodriguez, Jaime
Mr. Philip Durst
Mr. B. Craig Deats
Respondent
The City of Round Rock, Texas
Ms. Bettye Lynn
Ms. Anna Meredith Baker
Ms. Amy Warr
Ms. Julia J. Gannaway
Mr. Douglas W. Alexander
Mr. Stephan L. Sheets
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas AFL-CIO, Texas State Association of Fire Fighters
Mr. David R. Richards
City of Fort Worth, Texas
Ms. Elizabeth T. Dierdorf
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Laura F. Mueller
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