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No. 15-0669
TAMES

GRAPHIC PACKAGING CORPORATION v. GLENN HEGAR, COMPTROLLER OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF THE STATE OF TEXAS; AND KEN PAXTON, ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE STATE OF TEXAS

A petition was filed on December 14, 2015. Oral argument was held on September 13, 2017. A decision is still pending.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:3rd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:03-14-00197-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Melissa Young Goodwin

Trial Court

Trial Court:353rd District Court
County:Travis
Trial Judge:Honorable Stephen Yelenosky
Trial Docket:D-1-GN-12-003038

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-14 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-09-13 Oral argument  
2017-08-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-31 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-30 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-08-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-30 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-24 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-08-23 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-08-23 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-23 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-23 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-23 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-08-23 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-08-23 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-08-10 Electronic communication received from Party  
2017-08-10 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-08-10 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2017-08-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-08-04 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-16 Petition for Review granted
2017-06-16 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-05-24 Letter brief (Respondent)  
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 31, 2017 and May 24, 2017.  
2017-03-31 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-01-24 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-01-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-12-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-11-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-23 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-30 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-08-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-07-11 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-06-30 Case Record Filed  
2016-06-21 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-06-17 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-06-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-05-26 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-04-25 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-04-25 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-04-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-03-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-02-12 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-02-02 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-01-12 Case forwarded to Court
2016-01-11 Response Waiver filed  
2015-12-14 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2015-11-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-11-02 Third Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-10-29 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-10-29 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-10-29 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-10-29 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2015-10-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-10-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-10-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-10-28 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2015-10-06 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-10-06 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2015-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2015-09-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Ken Paxton, Attorney General of the State of Texas
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Scott A. Keller
Mr. Kevin D. Van Oort
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Ms. Cynthia Ann Morales
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Respondent
Graphic Packaging Corporation
Ms. Rachel A. Ekery
Ms. Danielle V. Ahlrich
Mr. James F. Martens
Ms. Lacy L. Leonard
Ms. Amanda Garrett Taylor
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Ms. Dana Livingston
Mr. Edwin P. Antolin
Ms. Amy L. Silverstein
Petitioner
Glenn Hegar, Comptroller of Public Accounts of the State of Texas
Atty. Gen. W. Kenneth Paxton Jr.
Mr. Jeffrey C. Mateer
Mr. Scott A. Keller
Mr. Kevin D. Van Oort
Mr. Rance L. Craft
Ms. Cynthia Ann Morales
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Multistate Tax Commission
Mr. Sheldon H. Laskin
Mr. Don W. Cruse Jr.
State of Minnesota
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Ms. Lori Swanson
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
State of Washington
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Robert W. Ferguson
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
State of North Dakota
Mr. Wayne Stenehjem
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Darren Weirnick
State of Oklahoma
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Mike Hunter
State of Alaska
Ms. Jahna Lindemuth
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Darren Weirnick
State of Colorado
Ms. Cynthia Coffman
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Darren Weirnick
State of Montana
Mr. Timothy C. Fox
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
State of California
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Xavier Becerra
State of Hawaii
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Douglas S. Chin
Mr. Darren Weirnick
State of Idaho
Mr. Lawrence G. Wasden
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
The District of Columbia
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Karl A. Racine
State of Oregon
Mr. Ramon G. Viada III
Ms. Ellen F. Rosenblum
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
State of New Mexico
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Hector Balderas
State of Utah
Mr. Darren Weirnick
Mr. Sean D. Reyes
Mr. Benjamin Gutman
EMC Corporation
Mr. Doug Sigel
Jeremy Gove
Mr. Mark W. Eidman
Council on State Taxation
David Edward Cowling
Mr. Thomas Fenton Allen Jr.
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