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No. 11-0855
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IN RE NESTLE USA, INC., SWITCHPLACE, LLC, AND NSBMA, LP

Oral argument was held on January 12, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 10, 2012. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 6 articles about this case.

July 13, 2012

Nestle II: Revisiting the Texas business-margins tax

from SCOTXblog

The article also mentions:
  • IN RE ALLCAT CLAIMS SERVICE, L.P. AND JOHN WEAKLY
  • IN RE NESTLE USA, INC.
  • The Court has issued opinions:

    February 10, 2012

    Court rejects second challenge to the Texas franchise tax [Feb. 10, 2012]

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • IN RE ALLCAT CLAIMS SERVICE, L.P. AND JOHN WEAKLY
  • February 10, 2012

    Texas Supreme Court weekly orders

    from Texas Appellate Watch

    February 10, 2012

    Texas Supreme Court Dismisses Constitutional Challenge to Texas Margin Tax

    from Texas Society of CPAs

    November 1, 2011

    Update on the second case challenging the margins tax

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • IN RE ALLCAT CLAIMS SERVICE, L.P. AND JOHN WEAKLY
  • October 21, 2011

    Second Margin Tax Lawsuit Filed

    from Texas Society of CPAs

    Opinion

    February 10, 2012

    Hecht
    Jefferson
    Wainwright
    Medina
    Green
    Johnson
    Willett
    Guzman
    Lehrmann

    Justice Hecht delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

     

    Court of Appeals

    None

    Trial Court

    None

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2012-03-27 Case Stored  
    2012-03-27 Certified cys of cost bill sent to attys of record  
    2012-02-10 Opinion issued Dismissed for Want of Jurisdiction
    2012-02-10 Motion for Leave to File Amended Petition disposed   Filing granted
    2012-01-12 Oral argument  
    2012-01-11 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-01-11 Affidavit of Inability to Pay Court Costs  
    2012-01-06 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
    2012-01-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2012-01-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2012-01-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2012-01-05 Motion to Argue filed  
    2012-01-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2011-12-21 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-12-19 Reply Brief  
    2011-12-19 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-12-12 Brief on the Merits  
    2011-12-05 Amended Petition for Writ of Mandamus filed  
    2011-12-05 Motion for Leave to File Amended Petition filed  
    2011-11-21 Brief on the Merits  
    2011-11-17 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2011-10-31 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2011-10-31 Response to Petition  
    2011-10-31 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-10-31 Designation of Lead Counsel  
    2011-10-31 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2011-10-31 Petition for Writ of Mandamus disposed Case set for oral argument
    2011-10-31 Mandamus Set to Argue
    2011-10-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Denied
    2011-10-24 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-10-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2011-10-20 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2011-10-20 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2011-10-19 Petition for Writ of Mandamus (Relator)  
    2011-10-19 Appendix Filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Nestle USA, Inc.
    Ms. Jennifer Patterson Rabb
    Mr. Jeffrey Don Nydegger
    Mr. Peter Nolan
    Ms. Anna Windsor Kana
    Plaintiff(S)
    Susan Comb
    Ms. Susan Combs
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Mr. Kevin D. Van Oort
    Mr. David C. Mattax
    Mr. William J. "Bill" Cobb III
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Ms. Danica Lynn Milios
    Mr. Daniel T. Hodge
    Mr. Kristofer S. Monson
    Mr. Rance L. Craft
    Defendant(S)
    Sallier, Gerald T.
    Mr. Gerald T. Sallier
    Other Interested Party

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    National Federation of Independent Business Small Business Legal Center
    Mr. Richard B. Farrer
    Mr. Scott A. Keller
    Mr. Edward C. Dawson
    Texas Association of Manufacturers
    Mr. Keith Strama
    ...
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