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The Court requested full merits briefing on November 2, 2012. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on August 23, 2013. It then denied rehearing on November 22, 2013 File Closed

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August 23, 2013

8 Decisions, 10 Grants, and More [Aug. 23, 2013]

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August 23, 2013


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


Justice Boyd delivered an opinion concurring in part and dissenting in part, in which Justice Willett and Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff-Mod/Pt,Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:14-11-00126-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Sharon Sue McCally

Trial Court

Trial Court:55th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Dion C. Ramos
Trial Docket:2009-74209

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-21 Case Stored - stored case location updated  
2014-03-12 Corrected judgment issued  
2014-03-12 Corrected Mandate Issued  
2014-01-17 Case Stored  
  This case was waiting for a possible rehearing motion between November 22, 2013 and January 17, 2014.  
2013-11-22 Mandate issued  
2013-11-22 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed Denied with Justice not sitting.
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between October 1, 2013 and November 22, 2013.  
2013-10-01 Response Waiver filed  
2013-09-30 Motion for Rehearing  
2013-09-30 Case forwarded to Court
2013-09-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2013-09-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2013-08-23 Concurring and Dissenting Opinion delivered Issued
2013-08-23 Opinion issued Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2013-08-23 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2013-08-23 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2013-08-23 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 7, 2013 and August 23, 2013.  
2013-03-07 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2013-02-04 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2013-01-22 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2012-12-28 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2012-11-29 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2012-11-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2012-11-14 Case Record Filed  
2012-11-07 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2012-11-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2012-10-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2012-09-21 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between July 17, 2012 and September 21, 2012.  
2012-07-17 Case forwarded to Court
2012-07-10 Response Waiver filed  
2012-07-02 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Nguyen, Hung
Ms. Bobbie Leigh Stratton
Mr. Eddy L. De Los Santos Jr.
Bailey, Kevin T.
Mr. Robert G. Bailey