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No. 11-0114
TAMES

STATE OF TEXAS v. ANGELIQUE NAYLOR AND SABINA DALY

Oral argument was held on November 5, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 19, 2015. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 8 articles about this case.

June 19, 2015

Texas AG Can't Intervene in Same-Sex Couple's Divorce

from Texas Tribune

The Court has issued opinions:

June 19, 2015

Texas Supreme Court Upholds Same-Sex Divorce

from Houston Chronicle

June 19, 2015

Court upholds gay divorce from Travis County

from Austin American-Statesman

June 19, 2015

Texas’s same-sex divorce cases result in a deep divide — over the power of the Attorney General [Jun. 19, 2015]

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • IN RE STATE OF TEXAS
  • IN RE STATE OF TEXAS
  • IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF J.B. AND H.B.
  • August 23, 2013

    Texas Supreme Court takes same-sex divorce cases

    from Austin American-Statesman

    The article also mentions:
  • IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF J.B. AND H.B.
  • August 23, 2013

    The Texas Supreme Court accepts two “gay divorce” cases for argument this fall

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF J.B. AND H.B.
  • August 23, 2013

    8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 17 other cases.

    May 25, 2011

    The Texas same-sex divorce cases have attracted their first amicus brief

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • IN THE MATTER OF THE MARRIAGE OF J.B. AND H.B.
  • Opinions

    June 19, 2015

    Brown
    Hecht
    Green
    Johnson
    Boyd

    Justice Brown delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, and Justice Boyd joined. PDF

    Devine

    Justice Devine delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

    Willett
    Guzman
    Devine

    Justice Willett delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Guzman and Justice Devine joined. PDF

    Boyd

    Justice Boyd delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Dismissed - WOJ
    COA Docket No.:03-10-00237-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Diane M. Henson

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:126th District Court
    County:Travis
    Trial Judge:Honorable Scott H. Jenkins
    Trial Docket:D-1-FM-09-000050

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-07-30 Mandate issued  
    2015-07-27 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-06-30 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-06-19 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-19 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-19 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2015-06-19 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed
    2015-06-19 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-05-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-05-20 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-16 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-15 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2015-04-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 5, 2015 and April 8, 2015.  
    2015-01-05 Designation of Lead Counsel (Petitioner)  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 5, 2013 and January 5, 2015.  
    2013-11-05 Oral argument  
    2013-10-22 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
    2013-09-25 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Respondent)  
    2013-09-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received (Petitioner)  
    2013-08-27 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Respondent)  
    2013-08-23 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2013-08-23 Petition for Review granted
    2013-08-06 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-08-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-07-29 Supplemental Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2013-07-18 Supplemental Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2013-07-03 Brief on the Merits Requested (Expedited Briefing Requested)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between March 25, 2013 and July 3, 2013.  
    2013-03-25 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Respondent)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between July 26, 2012 and March 25, 2013.  
    2012-07-26 Notice from Counsel of a change in address (Petitioner)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between February 3, 2012 and July 26, 2012.  
    2012-02-03 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Respondent)  
      This case was pending on merits briefs between December 6, 2011 and February 3, 2012.  
    2011-12-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-11-08 Case Record Filed  
    2011-11-01 Reply brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-10-17 Brief filed (Respondent)  
    2011-10-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
    2011-10-03 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Respondent)  
    2011-09-19 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-08-22 Case Record Filed  
    2011-08-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2011-08-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
      This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between June 27, 2011 and August 19, 2011.  
    2011-06-27 Response to Petition filed (Respondent)  
    2011-05-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-05-16 Address Change (Respondent)  
    2011-05-13 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-04-26 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-04-25 Notice of vacation dates. (Respondent)  
    2011-04-20 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
    2011-04-18 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
    2011-03-21 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-03-21 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-02-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
    2011-02-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Daly, Sabina
    Mr. Robert B. Luther
    Respondent
    Naylor, Angelique S.
    Mr. Jason P. Steed
    Mr. James J. Scheske
    Ms. Jennifer Renee Cochran
    Respondent
    State of Texas
    Mr. Michael P. Murphy
    Mr. William J. "Bill" Cobb III
    Mr. James D. Blacklock
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. David C. Mattax
    Mr. Cleve W. Doty
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Petitioner

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Branch, Daniel H.
    Daniel H. Branch
    Chisum, Warren
    Mr. Kelly J. Shackelford
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