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JOSEPH E. HANCOCK v. EASWARAN P. VARIYAM

Oral argument was held on December 5, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on May 17, 2013. File Closed

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Opinion

May 17, 2013

Guzman
Jefferson
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Lehrmann
Boyd
Devine

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:7th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:07-09-00277-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Patrick A. Pirtle

Trial Court

Trial Court:99th District Court
County:Lubbock
Trial Judge:Honorable William C. Sowder
Trial Docket:2006-537,571

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-16 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2013-08-09 Case Stored  
2013-07-02 Mandate issued  
2013-05-17 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2013-05-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between December 5, 2012 and May 17, 2013.  
2012-12-05 Oral argument  
2012-10-24 Call received  
2012-10-24 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-10-24 Designation of Lead Counsel  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between August 28, 2012 and October 24, 2012.  
2012-08-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-08-28 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2012-08-17 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2012-08-17 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2012-08-17 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between June 8, 2012 and August 17, 2012.  
2012-06-08 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2012-05-24 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-04-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-04-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-04-12 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2012-04-05 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-03-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-03-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-02-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-02-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-02-07 Case Record Filed  
2012-01-31 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2012-01-27 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2011-12-16 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2011-12-06 Case forwarded to Court
2011-12-01 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2011-11-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2011-11-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2011-10-18 Appendix Filed (Petitioner)  
2011-10-18 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2011-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2011-09-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Hancock, Joseph E.
Mr. Lawrence Matthew Doss
Mr. Benjamin H. Davidson II
Mr. Donald M. Hunt
Petitioner
Variyam, Easwaran P.
Mr. Robert W. St. Clair
Ms. Allyson Newton Ho
Respondent
 
 
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