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No. 15-0404
TAMES

B.C. v. STEAK N SHAKE OPERATIONS, INC.

A petition was filed on May 29, 2015. Oral argument was held on November 7, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on February 24, 2017.

In the news...

Tracking 1 article about this case.

February 19, 2016

Four grants for future argument (likely in the fall); rehearing granted in the Houston takings case between home owners and a flood-control district [Feb. 19, 2016]

from SCOTXblog

This article also mentions 4 other cases.

The Court has issued opinions:

Opinion

February 24, 2017

Green

Justice Green delivered the opinion of the Court.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-14-00649-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable David W. Evans

Trial Court

Trial Court:380th District Court
County:Collin
Trial Judge:Honorable Benjamin N. Smith
Trial Docket:380-02686-2012

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2017-03-13 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-02-24 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; remanded to Court of Appeals
2017-02-24 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 7, 2016 and February 24, 2017.  
2016-11-07 Oral argument  
2016-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-10-14 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2016-08-17 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between February 19, 2016 and August 17, 2016.  
2016-02-19 Petition for Review granted
2016-02-19 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-01-04 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-12-30 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2015-12-17 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2015-12-16 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2015-12-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2015-11-30 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2015-11-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2015-11-04 Case Record Filed  
2015-10-14 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2015-10-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2015-09-14 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-08-26 Amended Reply Filed  
2015-08-26 Call received  
2015-08-25 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2015-08-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-07-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-06-22 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2015-06-19 Call received  
2015-06-09 Case forwarded to Court
2015-06-04 Response Waiver filed  
2015-05-29 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-05-29 Call received  
2015-05-29 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2015-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
C, B
Matthew Ryan McCarley
Daniel Robert Thering
Mr. Matthew J. Kita
Petitioner
Steak N Shake Operations, Inc.
Mr. Christopher Louis Kurzner
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Association Against Sexual Assault
Ms. Gretchen Sims Sween
Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, a United Way Agency
Maisha Colter
James Lewis
Mr. Bryan O. Blevins Jr.
Mr. Peter M. Kelly
Texas Restaurant Association
Ms. Julia F. Pendery

Summary for Set to be argued on November 7, 2016

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