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No. 13-0006
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ZAHER EL-ALI v. THE STATE OF TEXAS

The Court requested full merits briefing on August 23, 2013. The Court denied review of the petition on March 28, 2014. File Closed

Opinions

March 28, 2014

Willett
Lehrmann
Devine

Justice Willett, joined by Justice Lehrmann and Justice Devine, dissenting to the denial of the petition for review. PDF

Boyd
Guzman

Justice Boyd, joined by Justice Guzman, concurring in the denial of the petition for review. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:14th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:14-11-00613-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Jeffrey Vincent Brown

Trial Court

Trial Court:269th District Court
County:Harris
Trial Judge:Honorable Ravi K. Sandill
Trial Docket:2009-52869

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2014-05-15 Case Stored  
2014-05-13 Notice sent to Court of Appeals
2014-03-28 Petition for Review disposed   Denied with Justice not sitting.
2014-03-28 Justice(s) concurring in the denial of petition  
2014-03-28 Justice(s) dissent to denial of petition  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 21, 2014 and March 28, 2014.  
2014-01-21 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2014-01-21 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2013-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-12-17 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-12-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2013-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-11-07 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-10-25 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2013-09-09 Case Record Filed  
2013-08-27 Record Requested in Petition for Review
2013-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2013-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2013-08-23 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2013-07-19 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2013-06-28 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2013-06-28 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2013-06-27 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2013-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2013-05-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2013-04-26 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2013-03-26 Case forwarded to Court
2013-02-19 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2013-02-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2013-02-06 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2013-02-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2013-02-05 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2013-01-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2013-01-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
El-Ali, Zaher
Nathan M. Smith
Mr. Matthew R. Miller
Mr. Michael Kenan Oldham
Mr. Scott Bullock
Mr. Scott G. Bullock
Petitioner
State of Texas
Ms. Lisa Gail Porter
Mr. John Robert Skrabanek
Suzanne L. Hanneman
Mr. Donald W. Rogers Jr.
Respondent

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Americans for Prosperity
Michael E. Lovins
 
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