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The Court requested full merits briefing on June 9, 2017. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on December 15, 2017. File Closed


December 15, 2017


Per Curiam OpinionView Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument N/A | Video N/A PDF


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:10th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Affirmed
COA Docket No.:10-14-00384-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Al Scoggins

Trial Court

Trial Court:Hamilton County Court
Trial Judge:Honorable James E. Morgan
Trial Docket:15292

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-01-26 Mandate issued  
2017-12-15 Petition for Review disposed Petition granted pursuant to TRAP 59.1
2017-12-15 Petition for Review granted under TRAP 59.1
2017-12-15 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed; cause remanded to trial court
2017-12-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between September 13, 2017 and December 15, 2017.  
2017-09-13 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-08-29 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-08-09 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-07-03 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-06-13 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-06-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
  This case was waiting for a decision about briefing or a possible grant between April 7, 2017 and June 9, 2017.  
2017-04-07 Redrafted response to petition filed (Respondent)  
2017-03-28 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-03-28 Motion for extension of length of brief disposed   Denied
2017-03-28 Letter sent to parties from Supreme Court - See Remarks  
2017-03-28 Response to Petition   Filed document is struck by the Court
2017-03-13 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-03-13 Motion for Extension of Length of Brief filed  
2017-02-24 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-01-24 Case forwarded to Court
2016-12-22 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
The State of Texas
Mr. John E. Terrill
Mr. John A. Kuchera
Mr. B. J. Shepherd
Ms. Lisa C. McMinn
Tafel, Mark Ken
Mr. E. Alan Bennett
Mr. Rickey Lee Bryan