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Oral argument was held on November 6, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 30, 2013. File Closed

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August 30, 2013

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

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August 30, 2013


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


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


Justice Lehrmann delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Revd & Rend/Revd & Remd
COA Docket No.:10-09-00146-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Thomas W. Gray

Trial Court

Trial Court:170th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Jim Meyer
Trial Docket:2008-1516-4

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-11-18 Case Stored  
2013-10-10 Mandate issued  
2013-08-30 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment affirmed/remanded to trial court
2013-08-30 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2013-08-30 Dissenting opinion issued. Issued
2013-08-30 Concurring Opinion issued. Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 6, 2012 and August 30, 2013.  
2012-11-06 Oral argument  
2012-11-05 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-10-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between July 3, 2012 and October 3, 2012.  
2012-07-03 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-06-22 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between March 30, 2012 and June 22, 2012.  
2012-03-30 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2012-03-30 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 9, 2012 and March 30, 2012.  
2012-01-09 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2011-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2011-12-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2011-12-15 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2011-12-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2011-11-21 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2011-10-31 Case Record Filed  
2011-10-25 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2011-10-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-09-21 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2011-09-06 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2011-08-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2011-08-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2011-08-01 Description of document returned to Supreme Court  
2011-07-26 Case forwarded to Court
2011-07-21 Response Waiver filed  
2011-07-15 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2011-07-15 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
BMTP Holdings, L.P.
Ms. Julia Brooks Jurgensen
Ms. Melissa D. Waden
Mr. Richard E. Brophy Jr.
City of Lorena, Texas
Mr. R. John Cullar

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Lauren Ford Crawford