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No. 16-0098
TAMES

THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS, INC. AND STEVE BLOW v. JOHN TATUM AND MARY ANN TATUM

A petition was filed on April 12, 2016. The Court requested full merits briefing on October 21, 2016. The Court granted review on September 1, 2017. Oral argument has been scheduled for January 9, 2018

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-14-01017-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable William G. Whitehill

Trial Court

Trial Court:68th District Court
County:Dallas
Trial Judge:Honorable Martin J. Hoffman
Trial Docket:DC-11-07371

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Upcoming

Date Event  
2018-01-10 Oral Argument Scheduled  

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-10-27 Submission reset   Case set for oral argument
2017-10-20 Motion to Argue disposed   Filing granted
2017-10-04 Miscellaneous Motion  
2017-09-01 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2017-09-01 Petition for Review granted
2017-09-01 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-08-11 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-08-11 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-08-11 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-08-11 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-08-02 Fully hyperlinked brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-07-24 Reply to Response to Motion  
2017-07-13 Response to Motion filed  
2017-06-29 Miscellaneous Motion  
2017-06-28 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-06-20 Miscellaneous motion disposed. See Remarks.   Filing granted
2017-06-16 Miscellaneous Motion  
2017-06-15 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-06-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-07 Pro hac vice motion disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-06-06 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-06-06 Pro hac vice motion filed  
2017-06-06 Phone call from Clerk's Office  
2017-05-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-05-22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-04-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-04-12 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-03-01 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-02-02 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-02-02 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-01-20 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-12-15 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-02 Case Record Filed  
2016-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-10-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-10-24 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-10-21 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-09-20 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2016-08-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-08-03 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-07-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-07-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between May 31, 2016 and July 25, 2016.  
2016-05-31 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response disposed   Filing granted
2016-05-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-05-27 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-04-26 Case forwarded to Court
2016-04-22 Response Waiver filed  
2016-04-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-03-14 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-03-09 Second Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2016-02-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-02-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Blow, Steve
Ms. Rachel A. Ekery
Ms. Shannon Z. Teicher
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Petitioner
Tatum, John
Mr. Joseph D. Sibley IV
Respondent
The Dallas Morning News, Inc.
Ms. Rachel A. Ekery
Ms. Shannon Z. Teicher
Mr. Wallace B. Jefferson
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Petitioner
Tatum, Mary Ann
Mr. Joseph D. Sibley IV
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Mr. Eugene Volokh
Mr. Russell Falconer
The Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Mr. James Alan Hemphill
Texas Association of Broadcasters
Mr. James Alan Hemphill
Texas Press Association
Mr. James Alan Hemphill
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