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No. 17-0081
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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. It then denied rehearing on May 4, 2018 File Closed


May 4, 2018


The Court's opinion issued December 15, 2017 is corrected. PDF

Withdrawn Opinions

The opinions below have been withdrawn by order of the Court.

December 15, 2017


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


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:2nd Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:02-15-00342-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable LeeAnn Dauphinot

Trial Court

Trial Court:367th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Margaret Barnes
Trial Docket:15-02186-367

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-05-04 Motion for Rehearing - Disposed   Denied
2018-05-04 Mandate issued  
2018-05-04 Corrected opinion  
  This case was waiting for a decision about a pending motion for rehearing between January 22, 2018 and May 4, 2018.  
2018-01-22 Response to Motion for Rehearing (Respondent)  
2018-01-05 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-12-22 Response to Amicus Curiae Brief filed (Respondent)  
2017-12-22 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-12-18 Motion for Rehearing  
2017-12-18 Case forwarded to Court
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   ca judgment vacated/cause dismissed
2017-12-15 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
  This case was pending on merits briefs between August 14, 2017 and December 15, 2017.  
2017-08-14 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-07-31 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-07-10 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-06-23 Case Record Filed  
2017-06-09 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-06-09 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-04-25 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-04-10 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-03-10 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-03-02 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-02-07 Case forwarded to Court
2017-01-31 Response Waiver filed  
2017-01-30 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
Rice, Taylor
Mr. Richard S. Gladden
City of Krum, Texas
Mr. Clark H. McCoy Jr.
Mr. David Overcash

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
The State of Texas
Mr. Bill Davis
Texas Municipal League
Mr. Scott N. Houston