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ALAMO HEIGHTS INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT v. CATHERINE CLARK

Oral argument was held on September 13, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on April 6, 2018. File Closed

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April 6, 2018

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The Court has issued opinions:

Opinions

April 6, 2018

Guzman
Hecht
Green
Johnson
Devine
Brown

Justice Guzman delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice Hecht, Justice Green, Justice Johnson, Justice Devine, and Justice Brown joined. PDF

Boyd
Lehrmann

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Lehrmann joined. PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:04-14-00746-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rebeca C. Martinez

Trial Court

Trial Court:285th District Court
County:Bexar
Trial Judge:Honorable Karen H. Pozza
Trial Docket:2009-CI-19821

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-05-17 Mandate issued  
2018-04-06 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed & judgment rendered
2018-04-06 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
2018-04-06 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between September 18, 2017 and April 6, 2018.  
2017-09-18 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-09-15 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-09-13 Oral argument  
2017-08-08 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-08-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
  This case was waiting for oral argument between April 21, 2017 and June 30, 2017.  
2017-04-21 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-04-10 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-03-10 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-03-10 Petition for Review granted
2017-02-08 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-01-23 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-01-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-01-09 Amicus Curiae Brief received  
2017-01-09 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-12-14 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-11-10 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-11-10 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-11-02 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2016-09-21 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-09-21 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2016-09-14 Case Record Filed  
2016-09-13 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2016-09-06 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2016-09-02 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-07-18 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2016-06-30 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2016-06-30 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2016-06-22 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response  
2016-06-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2016-05-13 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-04-12 Amended Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2016-04-12 Case forwarded to Court
2016-04-08 Response Waiver filed  
2016-04-04 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Clark, Catherine
Ms. Tracie Gee Conner
Mr. Brendan K. McBride
Mr. Matthew R. Pearson
Respondent
Alamo Heights Independent School District
Mr. Bryan P. Dahlberg
Mr. Robert Allen Schulman
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Associaiton of School Boards Legal Assistance Fund
Mr. Jonathan G. Brush
 
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