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No. 16-0647
TAMES

THE STATE OF TEXAS EX REL. GEORGE DARRELL BEST v. PAUL REED HARPER

A petition was filed on September 27, 2016. Oral argument was held on November 8, 2017. A decision is still pending.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Remand
COA Docket No.:10-15-00105-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Thomas W. Gray

Trial Court

Trial Court:249th District Court
County:Somervell
Trial Judge:Honorable Charles C. Cooke
Trial Docket:C10369

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-11-20 Response to Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-11-17 Post submission brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-11-16 Amended Brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-11-15 Post submission brief filed (Petitioner)  
2017-11-10 Call received  
2017-11-08 Oral argument  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between September 15, 2017 and November 8, 2017.  
2017-09-15 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2017-09-09 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
  This case was waiting for oral argument between June 30, 2017 and September 9, 2017.  
2017-06-30 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-06-23 Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2017-06-23 Petition for Review granted
  This case was pending on merits briefs between March 14, 2017 and June 23, 2017.  
2017-03-14 Letter Filed  
2017-03-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-02-21 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-02-02 Motion to dismiss disposed   Denied
2017-01-25 Case Record Filed  
2017-01-23 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-01-20 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2016-12-12 Response to Motion filed  
2016-12-05 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2016-12-05 Motion to dismiss  
2016-11-04 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2016-10-04 Case forwarded to Court
2016-09-28 Response Waiver filed  
2016-09-27 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2016-08-29 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted
2016-08-26 Amendment to Motion filed  
2016-08-26 Electronic communication sent to Party  
2016-08-26 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Harper, Paul Reed
Ms. Mary H. Barkley
Mr. Christopher A. Brown
Respondent
Texas Attorney General’s Office
Ms. Angela V. Colmenero
Mr. Scott A. Keller
Other Interested Party
State of Texas
Mr. C. Alfred Mackenzie
Mr. Andrew W. Lucas
Petitioner
 
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