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ASHISH PATEL, ANVERALI SATANI, NAZIRA MOMIN, MINAZ CHAMADIA, AND VIJAY LAKSHMI YOGI v. TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATION, ET AL.

Oral argument was held on February 27, 2014. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 26, 2015. File Closed

In the news...

Tracking 5 articles about this case.

June 26, 2015

Texas Supreme Court Justice Willett rejects “the Lochner bogeyman”

from Volokh Conspiracy

February 25, 2014

Eyebrow Threading Regulations to Go Before High Court

from Texas Tribune

February 24, 2014

Supreme Court To Hear Arguments

from Hillsboro Reporter

The article also mentions:
  • GILBERT WHEELER, INC. v. ENBRIDGE PIPELINES (EAST TEXAS), L.P.
  • February 21, 2014

    Quiet orders list; arguments next week in Hillsboro [Feb. 21, 2014]

    from SCOTXblog

    The article also mentions:
  • GILBERT WHEELER, INC. v. ENBRIDGE PIPELINES (EAST TEXAS), L.P.
  • January 15, 2014

    SCOTX grants six cases today for argument in February [Jan. 15, 2014]

    from SCOTXblog

    This article also mentions 5 other cases.

    Opinions

    June 26, 2015

    Johnson
    Green
    Willett
    Lehrmann
    Devine

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

    Hecht
    Guzman
    Brown

    Chief Justice Hecht delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Guzman and Justice Brown joined. PDF

    Guzman

    Justice Guzman delivered a dissenting opinion.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

    Willett
    Lehrmann
    Devine

    Justice Willett delivered a concurring opinion, in which Justice Lehrmann and Justice Devine joined. PDF

    Boyd

    Justice Boyd delivered a concurring opinion. PDF

    Court of Appeals

    Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
    Outcome Below:Affirmed
    COA Docket No.:03-11-00057-CV
    Opinion Author:Honorable Melissa Young Goodwin

    Trial Court

    Trial Court:345th District Court
    County:Travis
    Trial Judge:Honorable Gisela Danette Triana
    Trial Docket:D-1-GN-09-004118

    Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

    Docket Entries

    Date Event Outcome  
    2015-08-20 Case Stored  
    2015-08-06 Mandate issued  
    2015-06-26 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
    2015-06-26 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-26 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-26 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-26 Opinion issued Issued
    2015-06-26 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
    2015-06-26 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
    2015-06-02 Letter Filed  
    2015-04-17 Letter Filed  
    2015-04-16 Letter Filed  
    2015-03-19 Letter Filed  
    2015-03-18 Letter Filed  
    2015-03-17 Letter Filed  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between January 14, 2015 and March 17, 2015.  
    2015-01-14 Letter Filed  
    2015-01-08 Additional citations received.  
      This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between May 21, 2014 and January 8, 2015.  
    2014-05-21 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2014-05-19 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2014-04-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
    2014-03-18 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
    2014-03-14 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
    2014-03-12 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
    2014-02-27 Oral argument  
    2014-02-27 Oral argument  
    2014-02-25 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2014-02-10 Letter Filed  
    2014-01-23 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2014-01-21 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
    2014-01-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2014-01-15 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2014-01-15 Petition for Review granted
    2014-01-15 Petition for Review granted
    2014-01-15 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
    2014-01-15 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
    2013-11-26 Reply Brief  
    2013-11-26 Reply Brief  
    2013-11-26 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
    2013-11-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2013-11-04 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
    2013-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-09-19 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-09-18 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-09-16 Fully hyperlinked brief filed  
    2013-09-13 Brief on the Merits  
    2013-09-13 Brief on the Merits  
    2013-08-21 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
    2013-08-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-08-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-08-02 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2013-08-02 Response to Motion filed  
    2013-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-07-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
    2013-06-17 Case Record Filed  
    2013-06-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review
    2013-06-14 Brief on the Merits Requested  
    2013-05-02 Reply to Response  
    2013-05-02 Reply to Response  
    2013-04-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2013-04-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
    2013-03-12 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
    2013-03-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
    2013-02-15 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
    2013-01-15 Case forwarded to Court
    2013-01-15 Case forwarded to Court
    2013-01-09 Petition for Review #2 (Petitioner)  
    2012-12-19 Motion to dismiss disposed   Filing granted
    2012-11-30 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2012-11-28 Motion to dismiss  
    2012-11-28 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
    2012-11-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2012-10-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review #2 filed  
    2012-10-11 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
    2012-10-11 Judgment from the Court of Appeals  
    2012-10-10 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
      This case was waiting for the parties to file a formal petition between August 17, 2012 and October 10, 2012.  
    2012-08-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
    2012-08-13 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

    Parties

    Party Counsel Role
    Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
    Ms. Amanda Joy Cochran-McCall
    Mr. Dustin Mark Howell
    Ms. Nancy K. Juren
    Mr. Jonathan F. Mitchell
    Mr. Daniel Tekstar Hodge
    Attorney General Greg W. Abbott
    Respondent
    Patel, Ashish
    Mr. Matthew R. Miller
    Mr. Wesley Hottot
    Mr. Arif Panju
    Petitioner

    Amici Curiae

    Amicus Curiae Counsel
    Houston Belt & Terminal Railway Co., BNSF
    Mr. Richard B. Phillips Jr.
    Mr. James B. Harris
    Pacific Legal Foundation
    Mr. J. David Breemer
    South Texas College of Law
    Mr. C. W. "Rocky" Rhodes
    ...
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