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No. 15-0790
TAMES

D MAGAZINE PARTNERS, L.P. D/B/A D MAGAZINE, MAGAZINE LIMITED PARTNERS, L.P., AND ALLISON MEDIA, INC. v. JANAY BENDER ROSENTHAL

Oral argument was held on October 4, 2016. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on March 17, 2017. It then denied rehearing on September 29, 2017 File Closed

Opinions

September 29, 2017

Percuriam

The Court's opinion issued March 17, 2017 is corrected. PDF

March 17, 2017

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Willett
Guzman
Boyd
Devine
Brown

Justice Lehrmann delivered the opinion of the Court. PDF

Guzman

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

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:05-14-00951-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Lana Rolf Myers

Trial Court

Trial Court:134th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Dale B. Tillery
Trial Docket:DC-14-01346

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-09-29 Corrected opinion Issued
2017-09-29 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Denied
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between May 16, 2017 and September 29, 2017.  
2017-05-16 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-05-03 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-05-03 Case forwarded to Court
2017-03-28 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing disposed   Filing granted
2017-03-28 Call received  
2017-03-27 Motion for Extension of Time to File Motion for Rehearing  
2017-03-20 Notice from Counsel of a change in address  
2017-03-17 Opinion issued   Court affirms in part and reverses in part CA judgment and remands to trial court
2017-03-17 Concurring Opinion issued.   Issued
2017-03-17 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between November 11, 2016 and March 17, 2017.  
2016-11-11 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2016-10-04 Oral argument  
2016-09-12 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-06 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2016-09-02 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 28, 2016 and September 2, 2016.  
2016-06-28 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2016-06-24 Petition for Review granted
2016-06-24 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-06-02 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-05-31 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2016-05-19 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2016-05-09 Case Record Filed  
2016-05-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-05 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-05-04 Call received  
2016-04-28 Call received  
2016-04-27 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-04-04 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-03-16 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-02-19 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-02-19 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-02-03 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-01-19 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2015-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2015-12-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2015-12-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2015-10-27 Case forwarded to Court
2015-10-20 Response Waiver filed  
2015-10-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Rosenthal, Janay Bender
Mr. John E. Defeo
Respondent
Allison Media, Inc.
Mr. Allen Ryan Paulsen
Mr. Thomas J. Williams
Mr. Jason Patrick Bloom
Petitioner
D Magazine Partners, L.P. d/b/a D Magazine
Mr. Allen Ryan Paulsen
Mr. Jason Patrick Bloom
Mr. Thomas J. Williams
Petitioner
Magazine Limited Partners, L.P.
Mr. Allen Ryan Paulsen
Mr. Jason Patrick Bloom
Mr. Thomas J. Williams
Petitioner

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Press Association
Mr. Marc A. Fuller
Mr. Thomas S. Leatherbury
Keele, Layne S.
Mr. Layne Steven Keele
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