Supreme Court of Texas Blog

No. 11-0541
Click for Official Page

DYNEGY INC. v. TERRY W. YATES, INDIVIDUALLY, AND TERRY W. YATES, P.C.

The Court requested full merits briefing on January 27, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 30, 2013. It then denied rehearing on March 21, 2014 File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

August 30, 2013

13 decisions in the Court’s end-of-term orders [Aug. 30, 2013]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 13 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

August 30, 2013

Green
Jefferson
Hecht
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann
Boyd

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

Devine

Justice Devine delivered a dissenting opinion. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reversed & Rendered
COA Docket No.:04-10-00041-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Phylis J. Speedlin

Trial Court

Trial Court:127th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Sharolyn P. Wood
Trial Docket:2005-37892

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-03-21 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
2014-03-21 Mandate issued  
2014-03-17 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2014-01-27 Reply to Motion for Rehearing filed (Respondent)  
2014-01-21 Letter Filed (Respondent)  
2014-01-06 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2013-12-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed (Respondent)   Filing granted
2013-12-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2013-11-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-10-16 Case forwarded to Court
2013-10-16 Motion for Rehearing - Filed  
2013-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2013-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed (Respondent)   Filing granted
2013-08-30 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2013-08-30 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2013-08-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-08-30 Opinion issued Issued
2013-08-30 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2013-08-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2013-08-30 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2013-08-30 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
  This case was pending on merits briefs between July 8, 2013 and August 30, 2013.  
2013-07-08 Address Change (Respondent)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 9, 2013 and July 8, 2013.  
2013-01-09 Reply brief filed  
2013-01-09 Reply brief filed  
2012-12-05 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2012-12-05 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-11-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2012-11-16 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-11-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2012-11-02 Petition Reinstated
2012-11-02 Motion to reinstate case disposed   Filing granted
2012-11-02 Petition Reinstated
2012-11-02 Abatement Order Lifted  
2012-10-18 Motion to Reinstate Case filed (Respondent)  
  This case was abated between July 13, 2012 and October 18, 2012.  
2012-07-13 Order of the Court Issued Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2012-07-13 Petition for Review disposed Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2012-07-13 Petition for Review disposed Matter in Supreme Court of Texas Abated
2012-07-06 Call received  
2012-07-06 Notice of Bankruptcy  
2012-07-06 Call received  
2012-07-02 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2012-07-02 Brief filed (Respondent)  
2012-05-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2012-05-25 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-04-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Respondent)   Filing granted
2012-04-26 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-04-12 Correction of brief filed. See Remarks & Description. (Petitioner)  
2012-04-11 Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2012-04-11 Brief filed  
2012-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2012-03-22 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-03-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed. (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2012-02-24 Motion for extension of time to file brief. (Joint motion filed)  
2012-02-03 Case Record Filed  
2012-01-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-01-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-12-08 Reply filed  
2011-11-17 Response to Petition for Review filed  
2011-11-01 Reply filed  
2011-10-25 Case forwarded to Court
2011-10-17 Response to Petition for Review filed (Respondent)  
2011-10-17 Petition for Review #2 filed  
2011-10-17 Appendix Filed
2011-10-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-10-06 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-10-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response (Respondent)  
2011-10-05 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2011-09-12 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-09-12 Call received  
2011-09-09 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed (Petitioner)  
2011-09-09 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-09-09 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-08-23 Case forwarded to Court
2011-08-18 Response to Petition for Review waived (Respondent)  
2011-08-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office (Petitioner)  
2011-08-11 Supplemental appendix (Petitioner)  
2011-08-10 Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2011-08-10 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-07-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed (Petitioner)   Filing granted
2011-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Dynegy, Inc.
Honorable Bruce D. Oakley
Mr. Russell S. Post
Mr. David M. Gunn
Mr. Christopher Mohr Odell
Mr. David J. Beck
Petitioner
Yates, Terry W.
Mr. Lloyd E. Kelley
Ms. Kathleen S. Rose
Ms. Wanda McKee Fowler
Mr. Thomas C. Wright
Ms. Elizabeth Holman Rivers
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Medina, David M.
David M. Medina
 
...
...