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No. 17-0370
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A petition was filed on May 11, 2017. The Court requested full merits briefing on September 22, 2017. The Court denied review of the petition on June 8, 2018.

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The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.


Court of Appeals

Appellate District:5th Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Aff/Pt and Rev & Rem/Pt
COA Docket No.:05-16-00349-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Elizabeth Lang-Miers

Trial Court

Trial Court:192nd District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable S. Craig Smith
Trial Docket:DC-14-01443

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists


Date Event  
2018-06-25 Motion for rehearing due to be filed.

Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2018-06-08 Petition for Review disposed Denied
  This case was pending on merits briefs between January 10, 2018 and June 8, 2018.  
2018-01-10 Notice from attorney regarding vacation dates  
2017-12-11 Reply Brief (Petitioner)  
2017-11-20 Motion for Extension of Time disposed.   Filing granted
2017-11-20 Motion for Extension of Time to File Brief filed  
2017-11-13 Brief on the Merits (Respondent)  
2017-10-23 Brief on the Merits (Petitioner)  
2017-10-13 Case Record Filed  
2017-09-22 Record Requested in Petition for Review  
2017-09-22 Brief on the Merits Requested  
2017-08-17 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-08-08 Amicus Curiae Letter Received  
2017-07-20 Motion to Extend Time to File Reply filed  
2017-07-20 MET to file reply disposed of   Filing granted
2017-07-17 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-06-16 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-05-16 Case forwarded to Court
2017-05-12 Response Waiver filed  
2017-05-11 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  


Party Counsel Role
The City of Dallas
Mr. Timothy D. Howell
Mr. Shayne D. Moses
Mr. David A. Palmer
Mr. James B. Pinson
Mr. Larry E. Casto
Ms. Patricia Medrano De La Garza
Mr. Christopher J. Caso
Ms. Barbara E. Rosenberg
Mr. Christopher D. Bowers
Trinity East Energy, LLC
Mr. Joseph M. Nixon
Mr. William R. Keffer
Mr. Christopher A. Brown
Mr. Arthur J. Anderson
Mr. J. David Brown
Mr. Jeffrey C. King
Mr. David F. Johnson

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Texas Municipal League
Ms. Heather M. Lockhart
Ms. Amy M. Emerson
Texas City Attorneys Association
Ms. Heather M. Lockhart
Ms. Amy M. Emerson