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LEE C. RITCHIE, ET AL. v. ANN CALDWELL RUPE, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE DALLAS GORDON RUPE, III 1995 FAMILY TRUST

Oral argument was held on February 26, 2013. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 20, 2014. It then denied rehearing on October 24, 2014 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

January 13, 2015

The shareholder’s right of books and records inspection under Texas statutory and common law

from Inside Counsel

The Court has issued opinions:

June 20, 2014

Eight sets of opinions, one grant [Jun. 20, 2014]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 10 other cases.

October 28, 2012

Six per curiam opinions, one grant, a case dismissed as moot, and more [Oct. 26, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 9 other cases.

March 2, 2012

Takings by pipelines for private use (still not permitted); Petition about shareholder oppression gets a second chance [Mar. 2, 2012]

from SCOTXblog

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  • COMMISSION FOR LAWYER DISCIPLINE v. HEATHER SCHAEFER
  • TEXAS RICE LAND PARTNERS, LTD. AND MIKE LATTA v. DENBURY GREEN PIPELINE-TEXAS, LLC
  • August 31, 2011

    Recent shareholder-oppression decision raises uncertainty

    from From the Sox Up

    Opinions

    June 20, 2014

    Boyd
    Hecht
    Green
    Johnson
    Lehrmann
    Devine

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

    Guzman
    Willett
    Brown

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

     

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
    COA Docket No.:05-08-00615-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable James A. Moseley

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:44th District Court
    County:Dallas
    Trial Judge:Honorable Carlos Raul Cortez
    Trial Docket:06-06944

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-01-23 Case Stored  
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between November 7, 2014 and January 23, 2015.  
    2014-11-07 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Denied
    2014-11-07 Mandate issued  
    2014-10-24 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied
      This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between August 19, 2014 and October 24, 2014.  
    2014-08-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
    2014-07-21 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2014-07-07 Reply to Response to Motion  
    2014-07-03 Response to Motion filed  
    2014-07-03 Motion for Rehearing  
    2014-07-03 Case forwarded to Court
    2014-06-26 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
    2014-06-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2014-06-25 Miscellaneous Motion  
    2014-06-24 Call received  
    2014-06-20 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
    2014-06-20 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2014-06-20 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 18, 2014 and June 20, 2014.  
    2014-02-18 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 30, 2013 and February 18, 2014.  
    2013-05-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 26, 2013 and May 30, 2013.  
    2013-02-26 Oral argument  
    2013-01-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-01-17 Correction filed (See Remarks)  
    2013-01-15 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-01-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2012-12-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2012-10-26 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2012-10-26 Petition for Review granted
    2012-10-26 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
      This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between August 3, 2012 and October 26, 2012.  
    2012-08-03 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
    2012-07-23 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2012-06-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2012-06-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2012-06-13 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
    2012-06-13 Case Record Filed  
    2012-05-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2012-05-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2012-05-08 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
    2012-05-02 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2012-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
    2012-03-23 Reply to Response to Motion  
    2012-03-22 Designation of Lead Counsel  
    2012-03-22 Response to Motion filed  
    2012-03-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2012-03-02 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2012-03-02 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Filing granted
    2012-03-02 Previous Order of the Court withdrawn  
    2012-03-02 Petition Reinstated
      This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between November 16, 2011 and March 2, 2012.  
    2011-11-16 Reply to Response to Motion for Rehearing filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-11-14 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
    2011-10-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2011-10-19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2011-10-07 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-09-13 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-09-08 Motion for Rehearing  
    2011-09-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2011-08-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
    2011-08-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
    2011-08-12 Petition for Review disposed Denied
    2011-07-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2011-07-15 Amended Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
    2011-07-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-07-12 Case forwarded to Court
    2011-07-11 Response Waiver filed  
    2011-06-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
    2011-06-13 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Ritchie, Lee C.
    Ms. Hilaree A. Casada
    Ms. Katherine Khristine Elrich
    Mr. Robert B. Gilbreath
    Ms. Amy Elaine Davis
    Petitioner
    Rupe, Ann Caldwell
    Mr. Brett David Kutnick
    Ms. Charla G. Aldous
    Mr. Steven E. Aldous
    Mr. Jeffrey S. Levinger
    Respondent

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Mattick, Carol Bavousett
    Ms. Carol Bavousett Mattick
    Fahy, John R.
    Mr. Rex S. Whitaker
    Mr. Wayne Martin Whitaker
    Mr. John Richard Fahy
    Miller, Elizabeth S.
    Ms. Elizabeth Stone Miller
    Steinberg, Marc
    Mr. Marc I. Steinberg
    Cruz, M.D., Erwin
    Mr. Eric Thomas Stahl
    Texas Trial Lawyers Association
    Mr. Peter M. Kelly
    Chan, Francis W.S.
    Mr. Mayur Harshad (Marc) Amin
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