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No. 17-0450
TAMES

HARTMAN NEWSPAPERS, LP D/B/A FORT BEND HERALD AND TEXAS COASTER v. TROY E. NEHLS, SHERIFF, AND FORT BEND COUNTY, TEXAS

A petition was filed on July 12, 2017. The Court requested a response, which was filed on September 28, 2017. The petition remains pending.

No Opinions Yet

The Court has not issued any opinions in this case.

 

Court of Appeals

Appellate District:1st Court of Appeals
Outcome Below:Reverse & Render
COA Docket No.:01-16-00121-CV
Opinion Author:Honorable Rebeca Aizpuru Huddle

Trial Court

Trial Court:240th District Court
Trial Judge:Honorable Thomas R. Culver
Trial Docket:15-DCV-225813

Entries on SCOTX Orders Lists

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Docket Entries

Date Event Outcome  
2017-10-31 Adoption by another party of brief already filed  
2017-10-27 Motion to Amend disposed   Filing granted
2017-10-18 Amicus Curiae Brief received (Amicus Curiae)  
2017-10-13 Reply to Response (Petitioner)  
2017-10-04 Amended Petition for Review filed (Petitioner)  
2017-10-04 Motion to Amend Filed  
2017-09-28 Response to Petition (Respondent)  
2017-09-01 Supreme Court of Texas Requested Response  
2017-08-01 Case forwarded to Court
2017-07-26 Response Waiver filed  
2017-07-12 Petition for Review (Petitioner)  
2017-06-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review filed  
2017-06-07 Motion for Extension of Time to File Petition for Review disposed   Filing granted

Parties

Party Counsel Role
Troy E. Nehls, Sheriff
Mr. Kevin T. Hedges
Mr. Matthew L. Grove
Mr. Randall W. Morse
Mr. Roy L. Cordes Jr.
Respondent
Hartman Newspapers, LP d/b/a Fort Bend Herald and Texas Coaster
Ms. Elizabeth B. 'Libby' King
Mr. Richard L. Tate
Ms. Brittany W. Cope
Petitioner
Fort Bend County, Texas
Mr. Kevin T. Hedges
Mr. Matthew L. Grove
Mr. Roy L. Cordes Jr.
Mr. Randall W. Morse
Respondent

Amici Curiae

Amicus Curiae Counsel
Southern Newspapers, Inc.
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
TEGNA Inc.
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
The Dallas Morning News, Inc.
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Denton Record Chronicle
Mr. Paul C. Watler
Voice Media Group
Mr. James Alan Hemphill
Austin American-Statesman
Mr. James Alan Hemphill
Texas Association of Broadcasters
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Fox Television Stations, LLC
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
The E.W. Scripps Company
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Moser Community Media LLC
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Texas Press Association
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Gannett Co., Inc.
Ms. Laura Lee Prather
Ms. Catherine Lewis Robb
Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas
Mr. Joseph R. Larsen
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