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No. 17-0111
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U.S. SHALE ENERGY II, LLC, RAYMOND B. ROUSH, RUTHIE ROUSH DODGE, AND DAVID E. ROUSH v. LABORDE PROPERTIES, L.P., AND LABORDE MANAGEMENT, LLC

Oral argument was held on February 28, 2018. The Court issued an opinion resolving the case on June 29, 2018. File Closed

Opinions

June 29, 2018

Lehrmann
Hecht
Green
Guzman
Devine
Brown

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

Boyd
Johnson
Blacklock

Justice Boyd delivered a dissenting opinion, in which Justice Johnson and Justice Blacklock joined.View Electronic Briefs | Oral Argument | Video PDF

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:4th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Rev & Ren/Pt and Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:04-16-00168-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Marialyn Price Barnard

Trial Court

Trial Court:218th District Court
County:Karnes
Trial Judge:Honorable Russell Wilson
Trial Docket:16-02-00049-CVK

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-08-09 Mandate issued  
2018-06-29 Court approved judgment sent to attorneys of record Issued
2018-06-29 Opinion issued   Court of Appeals' judgment reversed, trial court judgment reinstated
2018-06-29 Dissenting opinion issued.   Issued
  This case was awaiting the Court's decision after oral argument between February 28, 2018 and June 29, 2018.  
2018-02-28 Oral argument  
2018-02-28 Submission Schedule
2018-02-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-02-27 Exhibits in case/cause filed (Petitioner)  
2018-02-23 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2018-02-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-02-07 Oral Argument Submission Form from Attorney received  
2018-01-19 Petition for Review disposed Filing granted
2018-01-19 Petition for Review granted
2018-01-19 Case set for oral argument   Case set for oral argument
2017-12-20 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-12-06 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-12-06 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-11-21 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-11-01 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-09-25 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-09-25 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-09-06 Case Record Filed  
2017-09-05 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-09-01 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-07-27 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-06-19 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-05-19 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-04-18 Case forwarded to Court
2017-03-13 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-02-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Laborde Properties, L.P.
Mr. Forrest M. Seger III
Mr. Michael G. Maloney
Mr. Andrew L. Kerr
Respondent
U.S. Shale Energy II, LLC
Ms. Nicole Sears
Mr. Benjamin G. Robertson
Ms. Katy Ilen Pier Moore
Ms. Laura H. Burney
Mr. Corey F. Wehmeyer
Mr. Jeffrey D. Small
Petitioner
Roush, Raymond B.
Mr. Benjamin G. Robertson
Ms. Nicole Sears
Ms. Katy Ilen Pier Moore
Mr. Raymond B. Roush
Mr. Corey F. Wehmeyer
Mr. Jeffrey D. Small
Petitioner
Laborde Management, LLC
Mr. Forrest M. Seger III
Mr. Michael G. Maloney
Mr. Andrew L. Kerr
Respondent
Roush, David E.
Mr. Benjamin G. Robertson
Ms. Nicole Sears
Ms. Katy Ilen Pier Moore
Mr. Jeffrey D. Small
Mr. Corey F. Wehmeyer
Mr. Raymond B. Roush
Petitioner
Dodge, Ruthie Roush
Mr. Benjamin G. Robertson
Ms. Nicole Sears
Ms. Katy Ilen Pier Moore
Mr. Raymond B. Roush
Mr. Corey F. Wehmeyer
Mr. Jeffrey D. Small
Petitioner

Amicus Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Wolf Bone Ranch Partners LLC
Mr. Joshua S. Smith
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